Welcome to Carrie's Corner, where I explore all-things Couples, romance, adventure, cuisine and Jamaica. Join me on this journey as I share weekly stories of the lovable staff, loyal guests and behind-the-scenes insights of these breathtaking resorts as Chief Romance Officer of Couples Resorts.
Reggae Dance Class at Couples Negril
Who's up for some reggae dance classes, mon?
At Couples Resorts, there is always something fun going on, and an activity to participate in. From cooking classes, arts and crafts, trivia, and dance classes, there is an activity (or two!) for everyone.
Couples Resorts Sustainability: A Love Letter to Jamaica
We focus on love at Couples, which includes love for guests, one another and our environment.
Loving our environment is second nature, as love is the center of all we do, and who we are.
This Valentine's Day we are bursting with pride to call our home Jamaica. She is beautiful, she is fruitful and she is soulful in all she does and puts her mind to. We are so proud to be a Jamaican company, family-owned and thriving by your love and support for our resorts, our staff and our product. We do what we do because of you, and we'd like to take this Valentine season to share with you how we share the love of Jamaica and this wonderful country all year long through our sustainability programs.
Guest Spotlight: Amie Allison + Shawn Hise
Amie Allison sure loves her husband, just about as much as they love Couples Negril and the adventures our resorts have offered them for many years. These two got engaged at Couples Swept Away and married at Couples Negril. They're currently at Couples Negril celebrating Shawn's birthday and Amie thought it would fun to surprise him with this spotlight as well. . .
Happy birthday, Shawn!
Guest Spotlight: The Browns
This month as part of our Guest Spotlight Series, we are featuring Bryan and Stacey Brown from Houston, TX. Read below to learn more about this great couple who truly loves Couples.
Recipe Time: Jamaican Curried shrimp
Hi Couples family,
Are you in the mood to bring Jamaica home with you this week for dinner? We teamed up with the culinary team at Couples Negril to bring you a special how-to demonstration to make your very own Jamaican curried shrimp. Gather up your ingredients, put on some reggae tunes, and turn up the heat in your kitchen as you bring home a taste of Couples and a taste of Jamaica.
Staff Spotlight: Alecia Thomas
This month as part of our Staff Spotlight Series, we are interviewing Alecia Thomas, Guest Services Team Leader at Couples Sans Souci.
Couples Negril's Community Outreach at Llandilo School
Couples Resorts has been known over the years to provide assistance to many charities in Jamaica via the Issa Trust Foundation. Couples Negril, managed by General Manager Wayne Williams saw the need to assist one such local organization in improving on their feeding program.
So…what did Couples Negril do to assist? A very simple gesture is all it took. On a weekly basis when they have their Heads of Department Meetings, managers are encouraged to make a small contribution of Ja$100..less than US$1 to the school's breakfast program. In addition to this effort, the resort also provides filtered drinking water to the school.