|Left to right: Rich Cortese, senior vice president Caribbean operations and development, Aimbridge Hospitality; Honorable Dr. Kenneth Wykeham McNeill, minister of tourism and entertainment; Dianna Vaughan, global head, Curio – A Collection by Hilton; Richard Byles, president and CEO, Sagicor Group Jamaica and chairman of Sagicor X Fund; Paul Pennicook, director of tourism, Jamaica Tourist Board.|
Hilton Worldwide has announced the signing of two Jamaican properties to its Curio - A Collection by Hilton brand of boutique hotels: Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort & Spa Runaway Bay, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, and Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa Ocho Rios, Curio – A Collection by Hilton.
The two properties will be the first Curio hotels in the Caribbean when they join the collection in 2015.
Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa Ocho Rios, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, is a premium Jamaican all-inclusive, adults-only resort close to one of Jamaica's top attractions - Dunn's River Falls. The resort has multiple dining options, ranging from the formal Platinum restaurant to the casual Aquamarina Beach Bar & Grill. Guests can also choose from a selection of bars, two of which allow guests to remain within the pool while sipping cocktails, and an Emerald Tree Lounge that lights up each night. Three buildings have garden, mountain and ocean view rooms, with suites available as well as concierge and butler services.
Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort & Spa Runaway Bay, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, is a completely redesigned, adults-only oceanfront retreat on Jamaica’s north coast centered on an an all-inclusive health, spa and fitness theme. Guests can relax in one of 210 rooms or 15 junior suites that have been completely reimagined with new bedding, modern furniture, bathrooms and state-of-the-art technology. Private balconies and patios have been added to guestrooms. Accommodations range from guest rooms to butler-service suites.
As members of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio, all Curio hotels, including the newly signed Jewel resorts, will participate in the Hilton HHonors loyalty program.