Zika Virus Update

Published on 4/20/2016

What We Do:

  • Daily, Weekly & Monthly fumigation with natural repellents.
  • Mosquito repellents readily available to guests throughout all the hotels.
  • All rooms and facilities are air conditioned.

What You Should Do:

  • Use mosquito repellents, especially at dawn and dusk.
  • Wear long sleeves, shirts and pants.
  • Pregnant women should refrain from traveling to Zika affected areas.

Helpful Resources

– For more information on Zika Virus in the US, click here

– For more information on Zika Virus in Mexico, click here

– For more information on Zika Virus in the Dominican Republic, click here

– For more information on Zika Virus in Jamaica, click here

Karisma Hotels & Resorts - Zika virus - Official statement

MIAMI (April 20, 2016) - Karisma Hotels & Resorts, In response to recent media reports, we wish to confirm that no cases of the Zika Virus have been reported at or near any of our properties in the Riviera Maya, Mexico; Negril, Jamaica; or Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Further, all of Karisma Hotels & Resorts' properties make every effort to eliminate and control the mosquito, going above and beyond preventative measures set by the World Health Organization and Center for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the local governing bodies. We have a full fumigation program that has been in place and proved successful for many years; this includes daily, weekly and monthly fumigation tasks using natural repellents Ecofly and Aquareslin Super in public areas of the hotel, guest rooms and facilities. In addition, mosquito repellent is readily available throughout all restaurants and bars, and for our guest comfort and wellbeing, all accommodations are air conditioned along with many of the public areas and facilities within the resorts.

Although Karisma Hotels & Resort have been completely unaffected by the Zika Virus, we have the utmost respect for our guests, specifically women who are or may be pregnant, and will honor any related requests to refrain from travel at this time without penalty. We consistently take all measures to provide a relaxing and carefree vacation environment and this is no exception. We look forward to welcoming guests to Karisma Hotels & Resorts now and in the future.

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.