Traveling Couples: Lyn & Arthur Dobrin

On our recent trip to Couples Tower Isle in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, we met a wonderful couple who were making their first return to the resort…in 45 years!

Lyn and Arthur Dobrin honeymooned in 1964 at the then Tower Isle Hotel, and here they were again. After the late ’70s adoption of a couples-only concept, a new name, and millions in ’09 renovations, the Dobrins wanted  to see if Tower Isle had completely changed…or stayed just a little like it was. [Read more…]

Jamaica: Couples Tower Isle – What We’d Love to See

Continued from Couples Tower Isle – What We Loved

After our recent trip to the Couples Tower Isle resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, we now have a better understanding of their all-inclusive, couples only, boutique resort concept.  As part of an informational press trip, we also gained an appreciation for Tower Isle’s love for Jamaica.

Had we simply been guests, though, I’m not sure this last part would have been so clear.

If only it was in our power, we’d change a few things at Tower Isle to help guests feel even more relaxed and connected to Jamaica.

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