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Playa Hotels & Resorts Officially Opens Hyatt Ziva in Cancun

Hotel & Resort | Playa Hotels & Resorts | January 28, 2016

Playa Hotels & Resorts Officially Opens Hyatt Ziva in Cancun

WHY IT RATES: People are looking for luxury when they go away. They are looking to be pampered. Any vacation is an escape from reality. With such amenities as bathrooms with ocean views, rainfall showers and floating swim-up suites, you’re getting pampered at Hyatt Ziva. - Rich Thomaselli, TravelPulse senior writer

PHOTO: Dignitaries gathered for the official opening of the Hyatt Ziva Cancun (Courtesy Playa Hotels & Resorts)

Hyatt Ziva Cancun, a Playa Hotels & Resorts property, was the host to more than 800 guests and travel industry leaders from the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Europe, as they gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Hyatt Ziva Cancun, Hyatt's all-inclusive resort, located in Cancun's most pristine and exclusive location, Punta Cancun surrounded on three sides by the sparkling Caribbean Sea.

Laura Fernandez Pina, Secretary of Tourism of Quintana Roo joined Bruce Wardinski, Chairman & CEO of Playa Hotels & Resorts; Alex Stadlin, Chief Executive Officer for Playa Resorts Management; Chuck Floyd, Global President of Operations for Hyatt; Carlos Cabrera, SVP, Global All Inclusive Operations for Hyatt; Kevin Froemming, EVP, Sales & Marketing for Playa Resorts Management; Alexandre de Brouwer, General Manager of Hyatt Ziva Cancun; Daniel Reyna, VP of Operations, Playa Resorts Management, Mexico; Pilar Arizmendi-Stewart, VP of Sales & Marketing, Latin America for Playa Hotels & Resorts; Roberto Cabrales, SECTUR's Director of Planning; Francisco Lopez Reyes, Director of Municipal Tourism in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of Hyatt Ziva Cancun. 

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"2016 starts the best way with the opening of Hyatt Ziva Cancun" said Fernandez Pina. "Investments like this one are very encouraging for a destination that is still number one in Latin America. Establishments like Hyatt Ziva bring prestige, more tourists and generate more jobs.”

"Our goal for this resort was to pay homage to the history of the destination, while creating a resort like no other in Cancun,” Stadlin said. “Among many exciting features, we created a microbrewery and brought in a brewmaster to brew homemade artisan beer, the first of its kind at any resort in the region. For dessert lovers, there's even a venue entirely dedicated to sweets. There is truly something for everyone at Hyatt Ziva Cancun.”

"We are thrilled to officially welcome the second Hyatt all-inclusive resort to this fantastic destination," said Cabrera. "The resort's compelling design creates areas that inspire friends and families to reconnect, while also featuring intimate places where adults can recharge in refined luxury. All of this is complemented with the most innovative and inspired dining imaginable."


Each of the resort's 547 guest suites offer private balconies and views of the Caribbean Sea.  Suites are elegantly appointed with furnishings that reflect the colors of the Yucatan, including unique features and thoughtful details such as bathrooms with ocean views, floating swim-up suites, rainfall showers and spa tubs in many of the suites.  Guests will also enjoy complimentary in-room refreshment bars, 24-hour in-room dining service, and complimentary Wi-Fi internet service throughout the resort. Hyatt Ziva Cancun also offers an exclusive Hyatt Club Level with a private lounge and concierge service.


Hyatt Ziva Cancun transcends the traditional all-inclusive dining experience with a choice of nine restaurants and six bars and lounges. With a wide selection of fresh and seasonal cuisine, guests can dine internationally with choices ranging from a French brasserie to an Italian cucina, to an Asian-infused sushi and teriyaki restaurant to a beachside taquería and ceviche bar. For casual dining, guests can enjoy an American diner and a gourmet buffet restaurant with engaging show-cooking stations. Unique refreshments are available around the clock at the 24-hour coffee house. 

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Of note, Hyatt Ziva Cancun offers an onsite microbrewery and sports bar, Tres Cerveza's, which showcases three innovative and unique beers made onsite by head brewmaster Juan José García. The craft beers are served throughout the resort.


For recreation, Hyatt Ziva Cancun offers infinity, lagoon-style pools with swim-up bars, an adult-only rooftop pool, a lounge with game tables, and one of the area's largest ocean view fitness centers open 24/7 and complete with 14 treadmills and an expansive machines/free weights zone. The Spa is breathtaking with a signature hydrotherapy area facing the ocean, 13 treatment rooms and an additional five palapas on the beach for massages. Families will enjoy the KidZ Club with its own clubhouse and play area with supervised activities and learning experiences for children ages 4-12.  

Hyatt Ziva Cancun offers state-of-the-art meeting and convention space, with more than 11,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event areas, including a ballroom that can be divided into five state-of-the-art breakout rooms, plus seven additional meeting rooms. The resort also features outdoor lawn, garden and beach venues with breathtaking views that create the perfect backdrop for weddings or other special occasions.

For more information on Hyatt Ziva Cancun or to make a reservation visit:, call 800-760-0944, or contact your preferred travel agent. Join the conversation on  Facebook,  Twitter and Instagram, or tag photos with #HyattAllIn.

SOURCE: Playa Resorts press release

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