Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 19, 2007
Paradisus Palma Real, a five-star, luxury all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, recently announced it has earned the coveted "Cristal" food service certification. Cristal is a certification that is bestowed by the Check Safety First Ltd., a service that professionally audits hotels on a "frequent, often monthly basis" on 250 control checkpoints, according to http://www.checksafetyfirst.com.
The Cristal food safety risk management program was specifically developed for the travel and tourism industry. It covers high-level standards, which comply with international and national regulations. These standards and their compliance are then monitored and audited at the hotel site, so resorts and hotels receiving Cristal certification promise and deliver quality resort dining.
"This is a significant honor for the resort, especially given the fact that the resort has only been open since December 2005," said Susanna Mander, Director of Brand Management for Paradisus Resorts.
"Environmental health and safety is a major issue for travelers around the world, this certifies that we are complying with the highest standards set for the industry," said Patricia Sánchez, Sales Manager, Paradisus Palma Real Resort.
Located on Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana, Paradisus Palma Real Resort caters to the discriminating traveler seeking the finest dining experience, with six restaurants featuring selections to please every palate. Bana serves contemporary Asian fusion cuisine and offers a sushi bar, tepanyaki tables and its own themed Martini bar. Passion is a romantic a'la carte restaurant for adults-only. Vento features a'la carte international specialties with a distinct Mediterranean flair and its own fusion Bellini Bar. Market Grill features an ample selection of salads, BBQ and light menu items with show-cooking stations. Naos is a poolside international buffet that provides limitless daily options and indulgences. Agave provides the perfect Mexican experience with a buffet corner showcasing delicious dishes. Gabi Beach is a chill-out lounge, a respite for sophisticated dining and cocktails.
Paradisus Palma Real Resort boasts 554 oversized luxury suites, including adults-only Royal Service and its Family Concierge program; Cocotal Golf & Country Club, an award-winning golf course; a 37,600-square foot free-form pool, one of the largest in the Caribbean; relaxing and rejuvenating spa treatments; private beaches; sophisticated, life-enriching classes such as cooking, wine tasting, tango, kite surfing and photography, as well as numerous water sports activities. Focused on creating a personalized experience for each guest, Paradisus Palma Real Resort provides the ultimate in resort dining and Dominican Republic vacation escapes, it has grown to be one of the most sought-after destinations in the Caribbean.
Paradisus Resorts are sophisticated, luxury all-inclusive resorts by Sol Meliá Hotels & Resorts, one of the world's most successful hotel companies, managing seven distinctive brands - Meliá Hotels & Resorts, ME by Meliá, Tryp Hotels, Sol Hotels & Resorts, Paradisus Resorts, Sol Meliá Vacation Club and Luxury Lifestyle Hotels & Resorts -- totaling more than 350 hotels in 30 countries. For more information on Paradisus Palma Real Resort, visit http://www.paradisuspalmareal.travel. Individual reservations can be made through a travel consultant by calling 1-800-33MELIA.
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