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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 (December 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.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Craig M. Thomas
Director of Sales & Marketing
The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun
Direct - 011-52-998-881-0716