Karisma and Viacom to develop Nickelodeon Hotels

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Hotels will feature favorite Nickelodeon characters like SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Karisma Hotels & Resorts and Viacom International Media Networks have announced the signing of an agreement to develop Nickelodeon Hotels1. 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 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 a luxury hotel collection which owns and manages properties in Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe.

“We are ecstatic to partner with Viacom International Media Networks on the creation of Nickelodeon Hotels, a collection that will embody our shared commitment to deliver family-friendly experiences that are as fun as they are unforgettable,” said Mandy Chomat, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Karisma Hotels & Resorts. “Karisma Hotels & Resorts’ focus on elevated carefree vacations and exceptional service combined with the adventurous spirit and playfulness that define Nickelodeon are sure to make Nickelodeon Hotels destinations unlike any other for guests of all ages.”

Nickelodeon Hotels will feature the Gourmet Inclusive® Experience, a vacation carefully catered to guests that prefer quality over quantity. 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 the an upscale spot for family vacations. Accommodations at Nickelodeon Hotels will be spacious and relaxing, easily welcoming families of all sizes into a comfortable and luxurious retreat.

“We are eager for our fans to experience Nickelodeon Hotels, which we are confident will raise the bar for family vacations and incredible fun in coveted tropical destinations,” said Gerald Raines, Senior Vice President, Global Nickelodeon Recreation Partnerships. “Our agreement to develop Nickelodeon Hotels with Karisma Hotels & Resorts gives us an opportunity to expand upon our existing partnership and to provide an all-encompassing Nickelodeon style-experience that the entire family can engage in and enjoy.”


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 in summer 2015.

1 “Nickelodeon Hotels” is a working title.

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