All Press Releases for October 16, 2014

14 AMResorts Collection Properties Recognized with Five Star Diamond Awards

AAHS globally distinguishes luxury resorts with coveted ranking during special ceremony.

    NEW YORK, NY, October 16, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS) announces 14 AMResorts collection properties have been awarded the International Five Star Diamond Award:

- Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun
- Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana
- Secretes Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun
- Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun
- Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa
- Secrets The Vine Cancun
- Secrets Puerto Los Cabos Golf & Spa Resort
- Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa
- Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa
- Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa
- Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita
- Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay
- Secrets St. James Montego Bay
- Secrets Marquis Los Cabos

The achievement ranks these resorts as premier establishments esteemed by evaluations conducted by several highly trained members of the International AAHS Board of Trustees. All criteria have been met by Academy standards, which include: overall guest satisfaction, accommodations, hotel facilities, professionalism carried out by hotel staff and above all quality of service.

"Consistent and strong emphasis on the customer experience and the highest level of brand standards remain a priority as we continue to grow in existing and new destinations," said President of AMResorts Gonzalo del Peon. "Awards like AAHS's validate our commitment to offering a true luxury vacation experience that exceeds all guests' expectations across our six brands."

The Five Star Diamond Award represents the best in luxury hospitality, with a primary emphasis on guest satisfaction and services," said Joseph Cinque, President of The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences. "These 14 hotels are delivering guests a service and an experience beyond their expectation."

At a gala event at the soon-to-open Secrets Playa Mujeres, AMResorts President Gonzalo del Peon and Alex Zozaya, CEO of AMResorts parent company Apple Leisure Group were on hand to receive the award. Over 300 VIP guests joined in on the celebration including government officials, members of the hospitality industry, representatives from the business community, and the resorts' staff members. Attendees enjoyed a special performance by world-class tenor Christopher Macchio, followed by a Cirque show.

About AMResorts
AMResorts is the fastest-growing provider of sales, marketing and brand management services to six individually unique concept resort brands with 37 properties throughout Mexico, Jamaica, Curacao, Dominican Republic and Costa Rica, where everything is included: luxurious and boutique Zoetry Wellness & Spa Resorts ( 1-888-4-ZOETRY); adults-only Secrets Resorts & Spas (; 1-866-GO SECRETS); recently launched Breathless Resorts & Spas (; 1-855-65-BREATHE); family friendly Dreams Resorts & Spas (; 1-866-2-DREAMS); vibrant Now Resorts & Spas (; 1-877-NOW-9953) and fun-filled Sunscape Resorts & Spas (; 1-866-SUNSCAPE).

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The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences is renowned worldwide for awarding excellence in global travel and luxury services sector. Each year the Academy bestows its coveted international star diamond award exclusively on Five and Six Star quality Hotels, Spas, Destinations, Restaurants, Chefs, Airlines, Cruise Lines, Golf Courses, Private Clubs and High-End Products. All recipients are deemed to be of pinnacle quality and global recognition.

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