The Riviera Maya's Hacienda Tres Ríos
and Cancun's Sunset Royal Beach Resort have received three Magellan Awards as Travel
Weekly put the international spotlight on the Mexican Caribbean. Selling
more than 150,000 copies each week,Travel Weekly is one of today's most
popular travel magazines,and it only presents prestigious Magellan awards to
the very best travel and tourism companies in the world.
For the second year in a row,the
Hacienda Tres Ríos
Resort,Spa & Nature Park Riviera Maya,which is a renowned ecotourism
complex,received a Gold Magellan Award in the “Green Hotel” category,as well
as a Silver Magellan Award for “Room Design.” The resort was recognized for its
efforts to preserve the region's stunning natural environment,and for the chic
design of its modern guest suites.
This year the Sunset Royal Beach Resort
in Cancun was also recognized for its design,receiving the Gold Magellan Award
in the category of Penthouse Design for its luxurious Premier Elite rooms.
“The 2011 Magellan Awards received
entries from tourism companies from all over the world,” shared Kara Cleary,
the director of the Travel Weekly Magellan Awards. “Being selected for a
Magellan is a huge accomplishment and it demonstrates a high level of
excellence in the tourism industry.”
Both of the resorts are owned by Sunset
World Resorts & Vacation Experiences,which is continuing to demonstrate
its leadership in the tourism industry. Both the Hacienda Tres Ríos
and the Sunset Royal Beach Resort will also be featured in the December issue
of Travel Weekly. This month's special issue will be dedicated to this year's
Magellan Award winners in an effort to showcase the best that the international
tourism industry has to offer,including airlines,airports,cruises,hotels,
rental car companies,resorts,tour operators and travel agencies.