MIAMI, FL (November 25, 2014) — Palace Resorts, the company that sets the standard in five-star, all-inclusive resort accommodations, proudly announces Grammy-Award winning singer, philanthropist and entertainer Shaggy to appear in concert at the inaugural celebration of Moon Palace Jamaica Grande, the brand’s first property outside of Mexico, on March 7, 2015. Palace Resorts’ first awe-Inclusive property in Jamaica is set to open on February 1, 2015. The leader in awe-inclusive vacation experiences and world-class entertainment, Palace Resorts is offering guests who book a stay of five nights or more two complimentary tickets to the performance as part of the all-inclusive concept.
Orville Richard Burrell, best known by his stage name Shaggy and hit single “Angel,” is a Jamaican singer and deejay who won a Grammy for his album “Boombastic,” and earned nominations for the reggae fusion hits “It Wasn’t Me,” “Clothes Drop,” “Intoxication” and “Hotshot.” Shaggy received Billboard’s Male Artist of the Year and Male Album Artist of the Year and was nominated by the American Music Awards as the Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist, Rap/Hip-Hop Artist and International Artist of the year.
“Moon Palace Jamaica Grande marks the next chapter in the brand’s 30 year history. It is our hope that our first property outside of Mexico will capture the attention of new and past guests alike by coupling the appeal of Moon Palace’s stellar entertainment offerings with Jamaica’s vibrant allure to create an unrivaled destination resort. We can’t think of a better way to celebrate the newest property in Palace Resorts’ growing portfolio than with an electrifying performance from Shaggy,” said Gibran Chapur, Executive Vice President of Palace Resorts. “With now eight diverse award-winning properties located throughout Mexico and now Jamaica, the Palace Resorts team has always taken great pride in continually redefining what an all-inclusive resort can and should offer valued guests via unmatched amenities, the highest standards in service and the distinct ability to provide the backdrop for unforgettable experiences. By offering on-property concerts as part of our all-inclusive concept from leading artists including: Usher, Shakira, Ricky Martin and Enrique Iglesias among others, the Moon Palace brand has become synonymous with world-class entertainment. It is our goal to bring that same world-class entertainment to Jamaica.”
With over 20 million albums sold to date and seven number one albums, Shaggy continues to thrive with his music, as evident by his most recent Best International Performance nomination for the 2014 Soul Train Awards, which celebrates R&B’s finest and most soulful artists for the single “You Girl,” featuring R&B superstar Ne-Yo. The Soul Train Awards will air on CENTRIC and BET on November 30, 2014. Also known as a singing mentor, Shaggy is credited for persuading Tessanne Chin to compete in NBC’s singing competition “The Voice,” which she ultimately won. Also a philanthropist, Shaggy is known for partnering with non-profit organizations as well as “The Shaggy Make a Difference Foundation,” which has raised over two million dollars for the Bustamante Children’s Hospital, through his fundraising event, “Shaggy & Friends” Benefit Concert.
Palace Resorts’ newest luxury all-inclusive offering, Moon Palace Jamaica Grande, is strategically situated on the north coast of Jamaica, accessible from the Montego Bay airport. Following a multi-million dollar transformation of what was formerly the iconic Sunset Jamaica Grande, the soon to open Moon Palace Jamaica Grande will boast more than 700 guestrooms and suites with oceanfront views of the Caribbean Sea. Moon Palace Jamaica Grande features 17-acres of ivory sand on the longest stretch of private beach in Ocho Rios. Featuring aesthetics by cutting-edge designer Francois Frossard, upon completion, Moon Palace Jamaica Grande will feature five lavish swimming pools, multiple restaurants, a gourmet corridor, a FlowRider® Double wave simulator, Wired Teen Lounge, expansive kids club dubbed, “The Playroom,” Noir, an ultra-chic nightclub, signature Awe-Spa with dedicated wellness center and 25,000 square feet of multifunctional meeting and event space.
In addition to access to a sure to be unforgettable performance by Shaggy, guests who book a stay of five-nights or more are privy to the most valuable vacation promotion on record – $1,500 Resort Credit, which can be used on spa and beauty salon treatments, chef dinners, romantic dinners on the beach, wedding packages, and off-site excursions and tours such as dolphin swims, snorkeling tours, river tubing, Negril city tours, Waterfall excursions and much more.
Shaggy’s performance is produced by Lee Tofanelli and Associates, Inc. (LTA). LTA has been providing talent acquisition, live event production and television production services to domestic and international clients for over 30 years. The company has offices in Vineland, New Jersey and Los Angeles, California.
Palace Resorts’ all-inclusive accommodations start at $237 per person, per night, based on double occupancy. To reserve your Palace Resorts stay, please visit www.PalaceResorts.com, call (800) 635-1836 or contact your preferred travel professional.
About Palace Resorts
With eight oceanfront resorts overlooking the sparkling turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, Palace Resorts sets the highest standards for five-star all-inclusive vacations in Mexico and Jamaica. Offering luxurious and spacious accommodations accentuated by signature in-room double whirlpool tubs, nightly entertainment, the Caribbean’s most extravagant spas and premier Jack Nicklaus signature golf courses, Palace Resorts sets the stage for a truly exceptional experience for travelers. The unparalleled level of service and comfort found at each property makes Palace Resorts a leading provider of world-class resort vacations.
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