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Azul Sensatori Jamaica Hotel by Karisma in Negril Earns Coveted AAA Four Diamond Rating


Azul Sensatori Jamaica is Karisma Hotels & Resorts' first property in Negril, Jamaica to be ranked a Four Diamond Award

MIAMI (May 3, 2016) - Karisma Hotels & Resorts, an award-winning luxury hotel collection which owns and manages properties in Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe, announced that Azul Sensatori Jamaica Hotel, located on the world-famous Seven Mile Beach, has been awarded the prestigious AAA Four-Diamond Award. Karisma Hotels & Resorts now has 26 AAA Diamond ratings among its' properties. With this latest recognition now all Gourmet Inclusive® hotels by Karisma, located in the Caribbean, have the AAA Four Diamond rating, including El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels, Azul Hotels by Karisma and Generations Resorts by Karisma.

The Four Diamond achievement ranks Azul Sensatori Jamaica by Karisma as an exceptional establishment esteemed by AAA professional inspectors, the hospitality industry, and more than 54 million AAA/CAA members. Only five percent of the more than 29,000 properties approved by AAA receive this celebrated award.

"We are pleased that our first Azul Hotel in Jamaica has received the AAA Four Diamond rating in under two years of operation" said Mandy Chomat, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Premier Worldwide Marketing, the exclusive representative of Karisma Hotels & Resorts, "We look forward to our current and upcoming properties being recognized for this impressive award in the future."

Azul Sensatori Jamaica currently has 136 suites and is under construction to build an additional 51 suites, which will debut in January 2017. With incredible suites, an adults-only section, array of gourmet a la carte restaurants and expert staff dedicated to providing the utmost in service and attention, Azul Sensatori Jamaica by Karisma is designed to allow couples, groups, wedding parties, families and friends from all generations to reconnect under the sun. Boasting four pools, four restaurants, four bars and Azul Hotels' signature Vassa spa, the hotel features free-form swimming pools and exclusive kids club pool. The beachfront, contemporary hotel with a laid-back Caribbean feel, has a room to restaurant ratio of 34 to 1. With a range of cuisines to choose from including Italian, Mexican, Mediterranean and Jamaican cuisine and four bars with premium liquor, including a swim-up bar, one of Azul Sensatori Jamaica's highlights is the Amber pool area accessorised by world-renowned British fashion designer Jonathan Saunders.

Azul Sensatori Jamaica, which opened in Negril in December 2014, is the first of a number of hotels to be constructed in Jamaica by Karisma Hotels & Resorts. A second property, the Azul Seven is currently under construction in Negril, and is scheduled to open in May 2017.

The Gourmet Inclusive® Experience at Azul Sensatori Jamaica by Karisma is carefully catered to guests that prefer quality over quantity. From the freshest and finest ingredients for an unrivaled culinary journey to ultimate relaxation with 24-hour room service and beach beds, Azul Sensatori Jamaica sets the standard for the world's finest travel.

Standard rates at Azul Sensatori Jamaica Hotel by Karisma begin at $293 per person, per night including the Gourmet Inclusive® Experience with complete a la carte dining, premium alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, full-service concierge, and 24-hour room service. Reservations can be booked through a Gourmet Inclusive® Vacation Consultant, or by calling Azul Hotels at 1-866-527-4762, or by visiting www.karismahotels.com.

ABOUT KARISMA HOTELS & RESORTS

Karisma Hotels & Resorts, an award-winning luxury hotel collection which owns and manages properties in Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe, comprises an impressive portfolio including El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels, Azul Hotels & Villas by Karisma, Generations Resorts by Karisma, and Allure Hotels by Karisma. Properties have been honored with the industry's top accolades including Conde Nast Traveler's "Top 100 Hotels in the World," Conde Nast Traveler's "Top 30 Hotels in Cancun," TripAdvisor® Traveler's Choice "Best Hotels for Romance," AAA's "Five Diamond Award," AAA's "Four Diamond Award," and The Diners Club ® 50 Best Discovery Series. Karisma has received worldwide recognition for its creative approach to hospitality management and product innovations. For reservations and a full list of Karisma properties, please visit www.karismahotels.com.

Media Contacts: Jenn Wade, Nicole Kraft and Dina Rosenberg at J. Wade Public Relations at karismapr@jwadepr.com or 415-325-5519.