Business View Caribbean | March 2021

17 BUSINESS VIEW CARIBBEAN MARCH 2021 F rom Ocho Rios to Negril, the Couples Resorts group of world-class hotels is fitting to the telling of multiple love stories, all played out against reef-lined beaches on the sun-splashed island of Jamaica. Born from a concept pioneered by the legendary hotelier Abraham Issa – the man they call “Mr. Jamaica,” who put the island on the path to becoming an all- inclusive mecca – each of the four Couples Resorts properties is a destination in its own right; attractively designed with local inspiration in mind. “My grandfather operated a family hotel called Tower Isle in Ocho Rios between the 1940s and ‘70s,” says Abe Issa, President of Sales & Marketing for Couples Resorts. “In the late ‘70s, he transformed it into the original all-inclusive for couples, and it COUPLESRESORTS J A M A I C A Where romance rules AT A GLANCE COUPLES RESORTS JAMAICA WHAT: Five-star, luxury resorts for adults only WHERE: Four locations in Jamaica WEBSITE: