Karisma Hotels and Apple Vacations Expand Partnership

by Jessica Montevago
Karisma Hotels and Apple Vacations Expand Partnership

Generations Riviera Maya by Karisma


Karisma Hotels & Resorts has expanded its partnership with Apple Vacations, with El Dorado Spa Resorts, Generations Riviera Maya and Hidden Beach Resort now available for booking through the tour operator.   

El Dorado Spa Resorts operates four adults-only properties in Mexico’s Riviera Maya. El Dorado Maroma is home to the brand’s “Palafitos” – 30 overwater bungalows complete with private infinity pools, glass-bottom floors, outdoor showers, direct ladder access to the ocean, and an overwater restaurant and overwater spa on premise. The oceanfront Generations Riviera Maya is a family-friendly resort, while Hidden Beach Resort which is designed for nudists.

Apple Vacations already offers Karisma’s Azul Beach Resorts brand, as well as Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana.

Karisma Hotels & Resort’s Gourmet Inclusive Vacation Consultant (GIVC) program is offered to Apple Vacations’ travel agents, providing exclusive perks such as booking bonuses, incentives, trainings, sales and marketing support. In addition, Apple Vacations’ travel agent partners within the United States will receive 21 percent commission on the properties within the Gourmet Inclusive brands, including El Dorado Spa Resorts, Generations Riviera Maya, Hidden Beach Resort, Azul Beach Resorts, and Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana.

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