Riviera Maya, Mexico (PRWEB) December 4, 2009
Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Riviera Maya, a luxury all-inclusive unlike any other, was awarded the "2009 Commitment Quality Award" by The Leading Hotels of the World during its annual convention, held in Venice, Italy. Grand Velas Riviera Maya was the only resort chosen over other top hotels in Mexico and South America. The criteria for the award were based on a rigorous, anonymous inspection covering hundreds of meticulous criteria spanning from product to behavioral standards.
"We are proud to be recognized by the prestigious The Leading Hotel of the World brand just as Grand Velas Riviera Maya celebrates its one year anniversary of being open," said Fernando Garcia Rossette, managing director of Grand Velas Riviera Maya.
Other award winners in the Americas included Carlisle Bay in Antigua, The Hay-Adams in Washington, D.C. and The Inn at Palmetto Bluff in South Carolina.
About Grand Velas All Suites & SPA Resort Riviera Maya:
Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Riviera Maya represents the latest and most sophisticated iteration of the ultra-luxury, all-inclusive resort experience. Building on the success of its AAA 5-Diamond-ranked sister property in Nuevo Vallarta, this Leading Hotels of the World designated resort is the preeminent one of its class boasting 491 suites, each more than 1,000 square-feet, in three separate ambiances-- adult-only ocean-front and ocean-view Ambassador Grand Class Suites, family-friendly Ambassador Suites and Master Suites embraced by the flora and fauna of the Yucatan Peninsula's jungle. The resort presents a gastronomic tour of the Yucatan, Europe and Asia offering seven restaurants with world-class chefs from France, Spain and Mexico; the region's largest spa sanctuary at more-than 89,000 square-feet specializing in signature treatments inspired by ancient cultures from around the world; dedicated butler service for each guest and a 91,457 square-foot convention center ideal for business and social gatherings of all sizes, including weddings. The resort was designed by lauded Mexican architecture firm Elias and Elias and features the sleek and modish interiors that fuse the serenity of the Caribbean with the vibrancy of Yucatan cultures. The resort is 40 miles from Cancun International Airport and five minutes from Playa del Carmen. For more information on Mexico's most refined Caribbean sojourn, visit http://www.grandvelas.com.
About The Leading Hotels of the World
The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. Is the prestigious luxury hospitality organization representing more that 450 of the world's finest hotels, resorts and spas, and is the operator of http://www.lhw.com and http://www.lhwspas.com - the online sources for your luxury lifestyle. As the largest international luxury hotel brand, the firm maintains offices in 22 major markets across the globe.
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