Playa Hotels & Resorts Doubles down and Lands Eight Magellan Awards in 2016

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL. (October 6, 2016) – Travel Weekly honored Playa Hotels & Resorts with a record eight Travel Weekly Magellan Awards, doubling the number of awards received in 2015. Established nine years ago, the Magellan Awards were created to honor outstanding design, marketing and services in a broad range of industry segments including Hospitality, Travel Destinations and Travel Agents. “This year’s winners continue to raise the bar, establishing themselves as not just the most talented and creative people in the travel industry but among the most creative and talented of any industry,” said Arnie Weissmann, editor in chief of Travel Weekly. “The creativity that travel industry marketers and designers display to inspire travel and enhance the travel experience continues to impress our expert judges and readers.” Playa Hotels & Resorts’ wins include:

  • Overall Beach Resort: Hyatt Ziva Cancun, Gold
  • Business/Conference Resort: Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos, Gold
  • Standard Room Design: Hyatt Ziva Cancun’s Turquoize Suite, Gold
  • Restaurant Design: Hyatt Ziva Cancun’s signature sweet shop, Pasteles, Gold
  • Advertising/Marketing Campaign: Hyatt Ziva Cancun Turquoize, Gold
  • Fitness Room Design: Hyatt Zilara Cancun Sky Gym, Silver
  • Promotional Video: Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos, The Morning Run Video, Silver
  • Social Media: Hyatt Ziva Cancun Grand Opening, Silver

“We are so honored to be recognized by Travel Weekly as the best in the industry on so many fronts,” said Kevin Froemming, Chief Marketing Officer of Playa Hotels & Resorts. “These awards speak to how committed we are to re-imagining the all-inclusive experience. We could not be more proud that Playa Hotels & Resorts properties are resonating not only with our guests, but the most respected of industry professionals.” These accolades are proof of the continued success that Playa Hotels & Resorts continues to have in not only creative design and facilities but also in the level of service provided to its guests. For more information on Playa Hotels & Resorts or to make a reservation visit, or contact your preferred travel agent. Join the conversation on Facebook or Twitter.

About Playa Hotels & Resorts
Playa Hotels & Resorts B.V. (Playa) is a leading owner,
operator and developer of all-inclusive resorts in prime beachfront locations in popular vacation destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean.  Playa owns a portfolio consisting of 13 resorts (6,142-rooms) located in Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica. Playa owns and manages Hyatt Zilara and Hyatt Ziva Cancun, Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall Jamaica, Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta and Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos. The company also owns and operates three resorts under Playa’s brands, THE Royal and Gran, as well as five resorts in Mexico and the Dominican Republic that are managed by a third party.

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Amy Zocchi
Playa Hotels & Resorts