Tower Isle Hotel, Ocho Rios, Saint Ann, Jamaica

Material Information

Tower Isle Hotel, Ocho Rios, Saint Ann, Jamaica
Uniform Title:
The Bryant Slides Collection
The Bryant Slides Collection, Jamaica
Unknown ( Photographer )
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
35 mm


Subjects / Keywords:
Ocho Rios (Jamaica) -- Description and travel
Hotels -- Jamaica -- Ocho Rios -- 1950-1960
Boats and boating -- Jamaica -- Ocho Rios -- 1950-1960
Beaches -- Jamaica -- Ocho Rios -- 1950-1960
Caribbean Sea
Spatial Coverage:
Jamaica -- Caribbean region -- Ocho Rios, Saint Ann


General Note:
The slides were taken on collecting trips sponsored by the William L. Bryant Foundation, where books, music and art indigenous to the regions were gathered. The are organized by geographical location.
General Note:
Tower Isle Hotel was originally built in 1949, by founder Abraham ‘Abe’ Issa, as the first year-round resort on the Central North coast of Jamaica. Eventually, Issa earned the nicknamed “Mr. Jamaica” and later became the first chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board. Tower Isle was later renamed Couples Tower Isle. The hotel, pictured, is surrounded by palms and is built near the shoreline. Tourists can be seen on the beach while boats are anchored in the ocean. Slide labeled Tower Isle.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Central Florida Libraries
Holding Location:
University of Central Florida
Rights Management:
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Resource Identifier:
CFM1972_01a ( Sheet 61:3 )