MIAMI, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- All Inclusive Collection – the brand that is shifting the sands of the all inclusive resort experience – proudly opened Mexico's first ever Hard Rock Hotel - Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta - Aug. 24-26. Guests witnessed the ultimate debut with exclusive entertainment from the award winning, international rock band Mana and experienced three days of all inclusive rockin' music and memories alongside some of Hollywood's favorite stars including That 70's Show star Wilmer Valderrama, True Blood, Magic Mike and Spider Man'sJoe Manganiello, American Horror Story'sAlexandra Breckenridge, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Taylor Armstrong, Spy Kids star Alexa Vega and many more!
Setting the tone for the weekend, guests were greeted upon arrival with coconut cocktails and legendary surroundings, including a guitar mosaic on the hotel's front entrance and larger than life music-scape showcasing two thousand classic rock albums hanging above the reception desk, forming a detailed outline of Latin award winning icon Santana. Kicking off the festivities, attendees rocked out at a beachside concert performed by American Idol finalist, Michael Johns. The Hard Rock vibe came to life through edgy details including a hand crafted Hard Rock sandcastle, tiki torches and vibrant beach lounges. Following the live show, guests danced the night away at the after party, hosted by Miami's No. 1 radio personality DJ Laz spinning some of today's hottest hits. The next morning, Mexico's own DJ Notta hosted an all day pool party where guests swam, sunned and sampled a culinary tour of the hotel's restaurants. Later that evening, guests and international media were provided with VIP photo opps at the Grand Opening Red Carpet in the hotel's main lobby, showcasing one-of a kind music memorabilia, from Katy Perry's notorious candy dress to one of Elvis's signature jackets. Immediately following the red carpet, hosted by actress Paula Garces, known for her role in the Harold and Kumar movie franchise, the classic oceanfront Hard Rock Guitar Smash, featuring some of the event's top celebrities Hard Rock International and All Inclusive Collection executives, officially inaugurated the hotel. Grammy Award winning band Mana then lit up the stage with a once-in-a-lifetime VIP concert experience unlike any other. Wrapping up the weekend, guests danced the night away as Wilmer Valderrama kept the party going all night with DJ ALIYO spinning at the VIP After Party.
Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta is located in a gorgeous beachfront property featuring unmatched, all-inclusive luxury accommodations including in-room double Jacuzzis, fine dining, top-shelf drinks, 24-hour room service, live entertainment and more. One of only three AAA Four-Diamond hotels in the area, this stylish property features 348 guest rooms including six restaurants offering tantalizing specialty cuisines, four bars and lounges with top shelf drinks, two large outdoor swimming pools, children's pool, a dive pool for scuba diving demonstrations and lessons, beach volleyball court, tennis court, half-court basketball, seven-hole pitch and putt golf, fitness center, Body Rock Fitness Center, unmatched music memorabilia, signature Rock Spa®, beauty salon, Rock Shop and nightly theme parties at the outdoor amphitheater. The property additionally features 6,300 square feet of meeting facilities.
Accommodations at Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta start at $171 per person, per night, based on double occupancy.
To book a vacation experience at Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta, visit www.hrhvallarta.com, call 888-680-7625 or contact your preferred travel professional.
About All Inclusive Collection
The All Inclusive Collection spearheads sales and marketing efforts for premier, luxury resort properties throughout Mexico and the Caribbean, including Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic (the world's first all inclusive Hard Rock Hotel) and three Mexico properties including Hard Rock Hotel Cancun, Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta and Aventura Cove Palace and Aventura Spa Palace (soon to be rebranded Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya early 2013). These four properties are owned and operated by RCD Resorts under licensing agreements from Hard Rock International. RCD Resorts exclusively contracts the All Inclusive Collection for the sales and marketing of its all inclusive Hard Rock Hotels. Led by Chief Operating Officer Rafael Chapur, the All Inclusive Collection offers a one-of-a-kind, "all day, all night, all-inclusive" vacation experience, and plans to expand its portfolio in Mexico and the Caribbean with new luxury properties that will continue to shift the sands of all-inclusive. For additional information, visit www.hrhallinclusive.com.
About Hard Rock International
With a total of 176 venues in 54 countries, including 140 cafes and 16 Hotels/Casinos, Hard Rock International is one of the world's most globally recognized brands. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world's greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. In addition to the two flagship Seminole Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos in Tampa and Hollywood, Fla., Hard Rock Hotels/Casinos are located in Las Vegas, Biloxi, Orlando, Chicago, San Diego, Pattaya, Bali, Macau, Penang, Singapore, Punta Cana and Panama. Additional hotel and casino projects planned to open in 2012 include Cancun and Vallarta; Riviera Maya in 2013; and Abu Dhabi in 2014. Additional announced hotel and casino projects include Aruba, Hungary and Northfield Park. Hard Rock International is owned by Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment, Inc. For further details on Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos, visit www.hardrockhotels.com. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.