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  • Mandy Chomat | April 29, 2016 5:00 AM ET

    Meet the New Characters on the Block at NickelodeonTM Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana

    Meet the New Characters on the Block at NickelodeonTM Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana

    PHOTO: The PAW Patrol is ready for you at Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana (Courtesy Nickeodeon)

    Unless you’re living under a rock like Patrick Star, you’ve probably heard about Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana opening this summer.

    Backed by the Karisma Gourmet Inclusive® Experience, the brand new five star resort has the right mixture of luxury and playfulness to ensure that adults and kids get the vacation they want.

    The resort will be home to 208 suites, more than twelve Gourmet Inclusive restaurants and bars, a world-class spa, and one of the best beaches in the Caribbean not to mention some Slime-tastic surprises! Kids will delight in activities at Just Kiddin’, Plaza Orange, Aqua Nick Water Play Park, Gourmet Village, and of course—Character Central, where they’ll mingle with their favorite Nickelodeon friends!

    READ MORE: Get to Know the Characters You Might Meet

    Who can you count on to make an appearance at Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana? There will be character sightings of SpongeBob SquarePants, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Dora the Explorer, as you probably expected. And they’ll be joined by favorites like the Fairly OddParents and the pups of the PAW Patrol!

    Guests will enjoy Chase, Marshall, Cosmo & Wanda’s company at Character Central, Character Dining Experiences, and plenty more this summer at Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana. Sounds paw-sitively awesome!

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Mandy Chomat Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana

Mandy Chomat Armando “Mandy” Chomat joined Karisma Hotels & Resorts in 2007 as the vice president of sales and marketing, where he oversees brand concepts as well as provides sales and marketing leadership for the collection of Gourmet Inclusive properties. With more than 35 years of hospitality sales and marketing experience as a corporate executive, Chomat brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his role. Prior to joining Karisma Hotels & Resorts, Chomat spent 17 years as the senior vice president of sales and marketing for Sandals Resorts, where he developed all aspects of the market. Previously, Chomat served as the president and owner of Trac, a sales, marketing, and development company that focused on consulting corporations looking to expand their business into Latin America. Trac’s client included Alamo Rent-A-Car, Sea World, Air Canada Vacations, and the Jamaica Tourist Board. Since Chomat’s commencement at Karisma Hotels & Resorts, he has been a key driver of the company’s growth and evolution, including welcoming six new properties to the Karisma portfolio and overseeing the brand’s expansion beyond Riviera Maya, Mexico to Jamaica. Furthermore, Mandy’s innovative ideas have become trends within the industry, the most notable being his creation of the Gourmet Inclusive Vacation Consultant program, which has become an industry standard for travel agent specialist programs. In less than three years, the GIVC program became so successful that it earned top industry accolades, including Travel Weekly’s Gold Magellan Award for best loyalty program. Further, the GIVC program has become a fundamental program in the hotel industry, and major hoteliers have implemented similar programs in order to remain competitive.
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