PUNTA CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC (October 23, 2014) — Paradisus Punta Cana has been named one of the best in the Hotels & Resorts category, receiving a prestigious Pinnacle Award from Successful Meetings. The 2014 Pinnacle Awards are the mark of excellence for meeting destinations, hotels and conference centers. The awarded organizations have done an outstanding job servicing their meetings, incentive travel programs, trade shows and conventions during the previous year.
For over 29 years, the Pinnacle Award has earned a reputation as the most credible and prestigious symbol of excellence among meeting professionals and travel suppliers alike.
“It is an honor to be named a top resort for meetings and events by this respectable publication,” said Rafael Torres, Managing Director of Paradisus Punta Cana. “At Paradisus Punta Cana, we strive to provide the best amenities and services whether our guests are traveling for business or leisure, and we are thrilled that our hard work has been recognized.”
With a state-of-the-art 1,870 square-meter convention center and 12 meeting rooms, the resort can welcome groups of up to 700 guests. Paradisus Punta Cana boasts the latest in audio-visual equipment and professional bi-lingual personnel, providing top-notch facilities for a range of meetings and events. During meeting breaks, guests can enjoy a variety of activities through the resort such as golf or scuba diving, as well as Life Enriching Activities available on property including horseback riding, wine tasting, sushi making classes, aqua spinning or Tango dance classes. Additionally, guests can choose from a selection of 140 bicycles on property to partake in scenic rides throughout the resort.
Earlier this year, the resort underwent a 1.9 million dollar renovation unveiling 120 renovated Luxury Junior Suites to add to its collection of 694 guestrooms within The Reserve, Royal Service and Family Concierge room categories. Situated on the beautiful beaches of the Dominican Republic, Paradisus Punta Cana features luxurious amenities such as the YHI Spa, a cutting-edge gym, five swimming pools, a vast selection of fine dining restaurants and bars including PASSION by Martin Berasategui, exclusive adults-only Royal Service area, an off-site golf course, impressive meetings facilities and endless activities for children and adults. Readers of Successful Meetings – professionals who are decision makers for planning meetings, events, conferences, and incentive programs– voted for the winners of the Pinnacle Awards via online ballots and gave feedback based on their professional experiences worldwide for the top hotels, conference centers, and CVBs. All winners are listed in Successful Meetings’ annual Pinnacle Registry, published in August – and online at www.successfulmeetings.com/pinnacle.
About Paradisus Resorts
Paradisus Resorts is an all-inclusive luxury resort brand owned and operated by Meliá Hotels International, (formerly Sol Meliá Hotels & Resorts) one of the world’s most successful hotel companies. The growing brand currently has two hotels in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic: Paradisus Palma Real and Paradisus Punta Cana and three resorts in Mexico: Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla (adults-only), Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda (for everyone) and the new Paradisus Cancun. Boasting unique room categories and luxurious upgrade options such as the adults-only Royal Service and family-only Family Concierge, the resorts are ideal for a wide spectrum of guests including couples, family vacations, destination weddings and business travelers. The properties in Punta Cana each feature The Reserve at Paradisus, an exclusive resort-within-a-resort concept where guests experience private check-in and stay in residential style accommodations, among numerous other services and amenities. Paradisus Resorts will continue its growth with the opening of a brand-new property in Papagayo Bay, Costa Rica, scheduled to open in 2015. Follow Paradisus Resorts on Twitter – @Paradisus, Instagram – @ParadisusResorts and Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/Paradisus.Resorts. For more information on Paradisus Punta Cana, visit http://www.paradisus.com/.
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