SOURCE: The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun

The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun

December 09, 2013 11:41 ET

American Automobile Association Awards The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun Highest Honors in North America With Triple Five Diamonds

World-Class Resort and Two Fine Dining Restaurants Earn Coveted AAA Five Diamond Award for 16th Consecutive Year

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - Dec 9, 2013) - The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun has received the prestigious Five Diamond Award from the American Automobile Association for the sixteenth consecutive year, making it the first hotel to receive this esteemed distinction. As the award-winning luxury resort celebrates its 20th anniversary of exceptional service, facilities and travel experiences, it also remains the only AAA Five Diamond resort in North America to receive triple honors from the association for the hotel and its two owned and managed restaurants, The Club Grill and Fantino.

"We are truly honored to achieve this momentous milestone by the AAA and to be continuously recognized for upholding an unwavering level of luxury travel experiences to Cancun," said Hugo Lecanda, General Manager. "This prestigious honor pays tribute to the dedicated passion and service excellence of our remarkable ladies and gentlemen. After 20 years in operation, they continue to deliver exceptional hospitality with enthusiasm to our guests each and every day," he added

AAA rates nearly 60,000 restaurants and lodgings throughout all 50 states, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean, providing the broadest coverage of any U.S. rating system. AAA Five Diamond Award winners comprise just 0.25 percent of the AAA Rated properties.

With its picture perfect beaches and consistent top accolades, The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun offers a host of luxury amenities complemented by genuine warmth and hospitality that Cancun is renowned for. Providing the ultimate in ease and convenience for travelers from around the globe, the luxury resort features an enticing stretch of 1,200 feet of white-sand beach, 363 ocean view rooms, Kayantá Spa, a Culinary Center and award winning restaurants, Fantino and the Club Grill.

To experience the world-class amenities that help make The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun the highest awarded property by AAA in North America and a favorite in the Caribbean for 20 years, travelers are invited to take advantage of Comfort You starting at $279 USD now through March 2014 which includes ocean view accommodations, breakfast for two and a $100 daily resort credit.

About The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun
Considered one of the most elegant resorts in the world, The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun features 363 guestrooms overlooking the sea, a pristine white-sand beach, sculpted outdoor swimming pools, a full service Spa, a private Beach Club, an impressive Culinary Center and award winning restaurants. For more information contact the hotel directly at 52-998-881-0808, toll free reservations at 1 (800) 241-3333, your travel consultant or visit

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 84 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, an award that originated in 1987. Its purpose is to promote the awareness of quality excellence, recognize quality achievements of companies and publicize successful quality strategies. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company won the award in 1992 and 1999. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.K. 0800 234 000, or visit the company web site at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ).

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