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Couples Resorts Named in Travel+Leisure's 500 World's Best Hotels 2013

All-Inclusive Jamaica Resorts Ranked in the Top 10 Hotels in the Caribbean Region

MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/18/12 -- Travel+Leisure has announced its 10th anniversary collection of the top-rated 500 hotels in the world and Couples Resorts is once again proud to be included in the top 10 Hotels in the Caribbean region, being the only Jamaican hotels chosen. The list will be published in the January edition of the magazine.

Couples Sans Souci tops the list at #5, with Couples Tower Isle a close #6, Couples Negril at #8 and Couples Swept Away at #9 in the rankings of top hotels in the Caribbean, as selected by readers of the prestigious magazine who were asked to rate hotels on rooms and facilities, location, service, restaurants/food and value.

"It is an absolute honor to be ranked amongst the best hotels in the world and we are especially happy to be chosen by the discerning readers of such a world renowned publication as Travel+Leisure," commented Lee Issa, Chairman of Couples Resorts.

"These accolades are a testimony to the hard work and dedication of our management and staff who work tirelessly to maintain our high standards, quality product and provide excellent value for the money," added Randy Russell, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Chief Romance Officer for Couples Resorts.

About Couples Resorts:

Couples Resorts, headquartered in Montego Bay, Jamaica, owns and operates four properties in Jamaica -- Couples Tower Isle, Couples Sans Souci, Couples Swept Away and Couples Negril. Pioneered by the legendary Abe Issa, "father of Jamaican tourism," each Couples Resort is an unsurpassed model of the all-inclusive resorts concept, boldly designed with local inspiration to create a harmonic sense of nature and authentic Caribbean spirit. For over 33 years, Couples has delighted guests and refined the Caribbean all-inclusive resort experience by providing unparalleled service, exceptional dining experiences and exclusive added value inclusions. For further information please visit http://couples.com/.

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