Guest Spotlight Series: The Junkins

Hello Couples family!

Hope you are all enjoying the week so far. As we round out the month of March and our month-long Guest Spotlight Series, we end on a high note with George and Barbara Junkin. I had the pleasure of meeting the Junkins in January over the Couples Tower Isle anniversary weekend, and they are full of love, energy and a zest for life (and Couples Resorts!). They were welcoming of me as the newcomer CRO, and took it upon themselves to introduce me to the rest of their group who they continue to meet year after year at the resort over the same week. You'll get to see all of those handsome and beautiful faces below. 

With that, I give you... the Junkins! 

Carrie: Where are you from? 
The Junkins: Currently from Bethany Beach, Delaware. George is originally from Arlington, VA and Barbara is from Gaithersburg, MD. 
Carrie: How did you meet?
The Junkins: We met while working at David Taylor Model Basin in Carderock, MD in 1962.

Carrie: How many times have you been to Couples Resorts, and which properties?
The Junkins: We have been to CTI 11 times and one time in Negril while Couple Ocho Rios was being converted into CTI.

Carrie: How has Couples played a role in your personal love story?
The Junkins: We always are at Couples for our wedding Anniversary. This past time was our 50th.

Carrie: What are the top three pieces of advice you would give to a first-time guest at Couples?
The Junkins: Relax, Have Fun, It is all inclusive do what you want.

Carrie: In your opinion, what makes Couples so unique?
The Junkins: The people.

Carrie: In a single word, describe what Couples means to the two of you.
The Junkins: Relaxing

Carrie: Which staff members or fellow guests do you most look forward to seeing when you return?
The Junkins: There is not enough room to answer this question. We always come anniversary week and many of our friends come the same week. It turns out to be a reunion with them and ALL the staff. Here we are with our friends:

Carrie: Fill in the blank: Our ideal day at Couples consists of _____
The Junkins: Our ideal day at Couples consists of:
• Breakfast in the Patio Restaurant
• Then to lay on the beach: (To read a book, sleep, watch Tower Isle, and have drinks personally delivered from the Patio Bar)
• Now it is time for lunch at the Patio Restaurant
• Then to the Spa for a Couples Massage
• Then back to the room for a “nap”
• Then shower and get dressed for dinner
• Meet in the Piano Bar for cocktails before dinner
• Then dinner in the Eight Rivers Gourmet Restaurant
• After dinner – Show Time – in the Patio Restaurant
• Then if it is not too late – Sing Along in the Piano Bar 
• Then back to the room for a good night’s sleep and to get ready for another busy day.

Thank you, George and Barbara for sharing your Couples love story with us. I look forward to seeing you again in January!

One love,

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