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The fashion designer Ralph Lauren has been visiting Jamaica for more than 20 years. He's contributed to several charities, and even bought one of the 27 villas at the Round Hill Hotel & Villas which is why he was the ideal candidate to update the hotel's 36-room Pineapple House.

The fashion designer Ralph Lauren has been visiting Jamaica for more than 20 years. In that time, he's contributed to several charities, and even bought one of the 27 villas at the Round Hill Hotel & Villas (800/972-2159 or 876/956-7050; www.roundhilljamaica.com; doubles from $420)—which is why he was the ideal candidate to update the hotel's 36-room Pineapple House. Renovated guest suites now have whitewashed wood walls, tile floors, and bamboo four-poster beds. In appreciation of his endeavors on the island, the government of Jamaica has issued a commemorative stamp (65 cents each) depicting the Renaissance man. The stamp, which also celebrates the centenary of the Jamaica Hotel Law, is available at local post offices for a limited time. 
—Hillary Geronemus