Apple Leisure Group Affliate Inks New Resort Deal in Cancun
Monday May 5th, 2014 - 11:44AM HPO
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CANCUN—Apple Leisure Group’s subsidiary, AMResorts, inked a deal for a Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa, which will be a conversion of a Grand Oasis Viva property, one of the resorts under the Oasis Resort & Spa brand.
The deal is the 12th property for the Dreams Resorts & Spas brand.
“Apple Leisure Group has strong distribution in Cancun, and an equally robust performance track record to match,” stated Alejandro Zozaya, CEO for Apple Leisure Group. “Client loyalty and demand, and owner confidence, continue to fuel the growth of the AMResorts portfolio in today’s competitive hospitality industry.”
The existing Grand Oasis Viva property will undergo an extensive renovation and adaptation to meet the Dreams Resorts & Spas Unlimited-Luxury standards. AMResorts will assume operations when the property is officially rebranded this September.
“Cancun continues to be a top destination for travelers around the world, and will remain a priority as Apple Leisure Group strengthens our presence in existing markets while extending our reach into new regions,” stated Javier Coll, EVP/chief strategy officer for Apple Leisure Group.
Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa will have 441 guestrooms and suites, all with ocean views, facing 650 feet of white sand beachfront in the southern end of Cancun’s hotel zone.
“Dreams Sands Cancun demonstrates the brand’s commitment to offering guests a unique, luxury vacation experience in highly desirable destinations,” stated Gonzalo del Peon, President of AMResorts. “Dreams Resorts & Spas continues to look for new opportunities to continue exceeding our guests’ expectations.”
The hotel will feature eight international restaurants and six bars and lounges serving gourmet fare; an array of day and evening activities for every age; 24-hour room and concierge services. The signature Explorer’s Club for Kids will offer dedicated facilities and tailored programming. Resort amenities also will include two pools, a variety of non-motorized water sports, a fitness center and a daily activities center. The Dreams Spa by Pevonia will offer a variety of indigenous and hydrotherapy treatments. Private meeting and banquet spaces will be able to accommodate guests for corporate meetings and events.
Tags: Apple Leisure Group • AMResorts • Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa • Grand Oasis Viva • Hospitality • Ownership • Management Companies • Openings •
When you hear all the lodging industry projections for the months and years to come, much of the robust growth is forecast to be the result of the expected influx of travelers from China. In what could only be seen as good news for the industry, that expectation moved a little closer to reality when President Obama signed a visa waiver extension for Chinese travelers earlier this month.