Month: April 2015

Cirque du Soleil starts in Punta Cana in June

Cirque du Soleil starts in Punta Cana in June

Club Med CREACTIVE by Cirque du Soleil debuts at Club Med Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic in June, according to a report in USA Today. The program for adults and children to learn circus skills as part of the Club Med vacation plan under the supervision of instructors trained by Cirque du Soleil is on schedule.

Circus training has always been part of Club Med Punta Cana since its start in 1978. By involving Cirque du Soleil, the resort adds a new dimension to the entertainment package.
“This new concept will leverage, for the benefit of Club Med guests, the expertise and knowledge of Cirque du Soleil, who are unrivaled innovators in the realm of circus artistry,” says Henri Giscard d’Estaing, Club Med’s CEO, as reported in USA Today. “It will also capitalize on Club Med’s experience and talent for creating extraordinary memories in beautiful vacation destinations.”

Other activities that guests will be able to try include high bungee jumping, unicycle, tumbling and juggling. They can also participate in artistic activities such as percussion and dance and mask painting.
http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/destinations/2015/04/03/cirque-du-soleil-club-med-circus-classes-dominican-republic/70656156/

Source: DR1 Travel News

Nickelodeon to Build Hotel for Children

Nickelodeon to build hotel for children in Punta Cana

Promoted as the first of a luxurious family-friendly hotel collection to deliver Nickelodeon-style vacations with the first opening in Punta Cana in 2016.
The popular children’s brand will feature favorite Nickelodeon characters like SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as part of the resort’s attractions.

“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. The company has reached an agreement with Karisma Hotels & Resorts to develop the new family hotels. Nickelodeon Hotels will also be offering the Gourmet Inclusive Experience, a vacation carefully catered to guests who prefer quality over quantity.

Nickelodeon is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc., one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

Source: DR1 Travel News