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World Travel Awards puts final touches to Latin America Ceremony preparations

6 September 2017 - Mexico

Drum roll please… it’s almost show time! Ahead of World Travel Awards’ hugely anticipated Latin America Ceremony this Saturday (9 September 2017), the travel industry’s leading awards programme is delighted to unveil the latest details of its prestigious event.

Max Villegas -  one of Mexico’s most versatile talents whose hosting credits include E! Entertainment Television and Estilo DF - will compere the awards show, which will take place at the glittering, all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya.

Delegates attending World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony 2017 will also be dazzled by Red Shoes, a female acoustic trio renowned in the Riviera Maya for their dynamic performances, together with a spellbinding circus show. The latter is set to feature acrobats, contortionists, magicians and more.

Last, but by no means least, there’s a LED show to look forward: dancers and musicians will tell a mesmerising story using light and colour.

Speaking ahead of World Travel Awards’Latin America Ceremony 2017, WTA President and Founder Graham Cooke said: “The Latin America Ceremony is always a highlight of the Grand Tour for World Travel Awards, and the team and I are excited to be bringing the event to the Mexican Riviera for the first time.”

“We look forward to welcoming industry leaders and luminaries to the all-inclusive five-star Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya this Saturday, and I know it will be a night to remember.”

Located on Mexico's breathtakingly beautiful Caribbean Coast, the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya consists of 687 rooms and suites in the family-friendly Hacienda section and 577 rooms and suites in the adult-only Heaven section, catering for families as well as adults seeking a child-free break.

The all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya also boasts a private white sand beach on its door-step, in addition to six swimming pools (two family pools and four adult only pools), endless dining options, a first rate fitness centre and the Rock Spa® - the largest in the Caribbean with 75 treatment rooms, hydrotherapy current pools and steam rooms.

Further afield, the delights of Mexico’s Riviera Maya - think Mayan ruins, world-class diving sites, tropical forests and eco parks - reward exploration.

“We are beyond excited to be hosting the World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony for the very first time at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya,” commented Frank Maduro, VP of Marketing for the AIC Hotel Group of which the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya is a part.

“It is a great honour and true pleasure to welcome the region's best-of-the best in hospitality. With the World Travel Awards being a pinnacle in the travel industry and a benchmark of success, we're thrilled to be a part of such a monumental event.”

A full list of nominees for the World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony 2017 can be seen at: www.worldtravelawards.com/nominees/2017.


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