|From left to right, Rafael Feliz, Jr., corporate brand manager for Karisma Hotels & Resorts; Gerald Raines, senior vice president, Global Nickelodeon Recreation Partnerships and Mandy Chomat, vice president of sales and marketing for Karisma Hotels & Resorts.|
Travel Agent was told that Karisma Hotels & Resorts and Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) a division of Viacom Inc., recently signed a landmark agreement to develop Nickelodeon Hotels.
A Gourmet Inclusive collection of luxurious family-friendly properties, Nickelodeon Hotels will represent the first and only international hotels for Nickelodeon, one of the most globally recognized and widely distributed multimedia brands for kids.
The milestone deal includes plans to debut Nickelodeon Hotels with the opening of Nickelodeon Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic in late 2016. A second Nickelodeon Hotel will open in Mexico shortly thereafter. Karisma Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning luxury hotel collection, which owns and manages properties in Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe.
From the presence of favorite Nickelodeon characters like SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to resort attractions and entertainment, Nickelodeon Hotels will be a hot spot for both children and adults.
Nickelodeon Hotels is the second offering from partners, Karisma Hotels & Resorts and Viacom. It follows news of the Nickelodeon Experience at Azul Hotels, by Karisma, debuting at Azul Beach Hotel, Azul Sensatori Hotel and Azul Fives Hotel in the Riviera Maya, Mexico this summer.