CANCUN, QUINTANA ROO, Mexico, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, the all-inclusive, Hyatt Ziva Cancun was host to more than 800 guests and travel industry leaders from the United States, Mexico, Canada and Europe, as they gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Hyatt's new, 547-suite all-inclusive resort in Punta Cancun, one of Mexico's most exclusive locations.
Laura Fernandez Pina, Secretary of Tourism of Quintana Roo, along with Roberto Cabrales, SECTUR's Director of Planning, and Francisco Lopez Reyes, Director of Municipal Tourism joined Carlos Cabrera, SVP, Global All Inclusive Operations for Hyatt, Bruce Wardinski, Chairman & CEO of Playa Hotels & Resorts and Alex Stadlin, Chief Executive Officer for Playa Resorts Management and other key executives, in a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of Hyatt Ziva Cancun.
"2016 starts the best way with the opening of Hyatt Ziva Cancun," said Fernandez Pina. "Establishments like Hyatt Ziva bring prestige, tourists and generate more jobs for the region," she added.
The Grand opening gala featured a Mayan-themed fiesta complete with fire dancers, live music and authentic food.
"Our goal for this resort was to pay homage to the history of the destination, while creating a resort like no other in Cancun," said Playa Resorts CEO Alex Stadlin. "We're proud of our staff who have spent months preparing for this opening. Everyone is dedicated to the same common goal – ensuring that every guest experiences our genuine Service from the Heart™."
Among many exciting features, Hyatt Ziva boasts an in-house microbrewery - the first of its kind in Cancun, a sweets shop, nine restaurants, swim-up suites and areas for both families and adults.
"We are thrilled to officially welcome the second Hyatt all-inclusive resort to this fantastic destination," said Carlos Cabrera, SVP, Global All Inclusive Operations for Hyatt. "The resort's compelling design creates areas that inspire friends and families to reconnect, while also featuring intimate places where adults can recharge in refined luxury. All of this is complemented with the most innovative and inspired dining imaginable."
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About Playa Hotels & Resorts: Playa Hotels & Resorts B.V. and its operational management component, Management, the operational management component of Playa Hotels & Resorts B.V. (Playa) is a leading owner, operator and developer of all-inclusive beach resorts. Playa Resorts Management is the operational management component of the organization. Playa's portfolio consists of a collection of 14 premier hotels comprising 6,142-rooms that are located in prime beach locations in Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica. Playa owns and manages Hyatt Zilara and Hyatt Ziva Cancun, Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara in Rose Hall Jamaica, Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta and Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos. The company also owns and operates 3 resorts under Playa's brands, The ROYAL and Gran, as well as 5 resorts in Mexico and the Dominican Republic that are managed by a third party. Under an agreement with an affiliate of Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H), Playa will pursue the acquisition or development of new all-inclusive resort opportunities under two new Hyatt all-inclusive brands—Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara. Playa will also have certain rights to operate Hyatt-branded all-inclusive resorts in five Latin American and Caribbean countries. For more information visit: www.playaresorts.com.
The term "Hyatt" is used in this release for convenience to refer to Hyatt Hotels Corporation and/or one or more of its affiliates.
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