Fewer than half a percent of the almost 28,000 AAA Approved Hotels and Restaurants achieve this prestigious distinction

July 18, 2017 – Grand Luxxe at Vidanta Riviera Maya has received the coveted AAA Five Diamond designation for 2018 – a first for Vidanta’s premier brand on the East coast. Continuing to provide the brand’s upmost service, Grand Luxxe at Vidanta Riviera Maya is now pleased to join in sharing the AAA Five Diamond Rating with its sister property, Grand Luxxe at Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta which has consecutively earned this prestigious rating since 2014.

Hotels at this level employ experienced, highly qualified staff to provide the custom service luxury hotel guests expect, according to AAA. These establishments deliver unmatched guest comfort with luxurious accommodations, extraordinary facilities and many personalized amenities.

Perfected with privileged views of the Caribbean, access to a pristine beach, and a members-only pool, the exclusive oasis-like resort at Vidanta Riviera Maya is part of a select group representing the upper echelon of the hospitality industry in North America.

“We are thrilled to receive the coveted AAA Five Diamond Award designation – an honorable first for Vidanta Riviera Maya,” said Benny Michaud, corporate director for hotels operations. “This rating reflects the commitment of our staff and management to provide every guest with exceptional hospitality. We are proud of the hard work and dedication our staff at Grand Luxxe Vidanta Riviera Maya have demonstrated to earn a Five Diamond Rating.”

“A big part of becoming a Five Diamond establishment is consistently exceeding expectations of the most discriminating traveler — the AAA inspector. Five Diamond hotels and restaurants deliver a highly personalized, memorable experience, and we are pleased to recognize Grand Luxxe Vidanta Riviera Maya with the Five Diamond Rating,” said Michael Petrone, director, AAA Inspections and Diamond Ratings.

Positioned on the Eastern Yucatan Peninsula on a private beachfront, the luxury vacation resort offers an array of grandeur amenities to accommodate the whole family. Connected by a series of natural wooden pathways, the resort features include a resident Cirque du Soleil show; Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course; world-class restaurants; lavish spas, high-end shopping boutiques and pristine pools. Grande Luxxe is the top-tier stay of the five resort hotels on the 1,000-acre property.

For more information on Grand Luxxe and Vidanta’s variety of hotel and destination vacation options, please visit vidanta.com.

For more than 80 years, AAA has used professional inspectors to conduct anonymous, in-person property evaluations. AAA offers the only rating system using comprehensive, on-site professional hotel and restaurant evaluations guided by member priorities. With a far greater inventory than any other rating entity, AAA’s rating system covers the United StatesCanadaMexico and the Caribbean.

Travelers can find Diamond Rated establishments and inspector insight in AAA’s trip planning products: the AAA Mobile app, the online TripTik Travel Planner mapping and routing tool, searchable online AAA Travel Guides and AAA TourBook guides available to members at AAA offices.

As North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization, AAA provides more than 57 million members with travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Since its founding in 1902, the not-for-profit, fully tax-paying AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. Motorists can map a route, identify gas prices, find discounts, book a hotel and access AAA roadside assistance with the AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile. AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at AAA.com.

About Vidanta
As Grupo Vidanta’s vacation destination brand, Vidanta boasts an impressive portfolio of membership-based vacation destinations and mega-resort hotels along the most coveted beaches in Mexico including Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Maya, Los CabosAcapulco, Puerto Peñasco, Puerto Vallarta, and Mazatlán. At the Vidanta destinations, guests can stay in luxury resort hotels that include Grande Luxxe, The Grand Bliss, The Grand Mayan, The Bliss, Mayan Palace, Ocean Breeze and Sea Garden, with more under development. Innovative partnerships include collaborations with the creative visionaries at Cirque du Soleil to create JOYÀ – a permanent theatrical and culinary experience in Riviera Maya, and a first-of-its-kind immersive theme park experience in Nuevo Vallarta, currently under development. Vidanta has also partnered with global hospitality company Hakkasan Group on an exclusive, long-term agreement to debut new nightlife, daylife and dining experiences. The first phase will welcome two restaurants and a dayclub in Los Cabos. For more information, visit www.vidanta.com.

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