Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos Awarded AAA's 2014 Four-Diamond Designation

Hyatt's New All-Inclusive Resorts, Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos and Hyatt Zilara Cancun, Are Elevating the All-Inclusive Experience

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| Source: Playa Hotels & Resorts

LOS CABOS, Mexico, March 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos, the premier all-inclusive resort to debut under the Hyatt brand, was honored with the American Automobile Association (AAA) Four-Diamond designation, reflecting an exceptional degree of hospitality, service, and attention to detail, while offering upscale facilities and a variety of luxurious amenities. The Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos joins the Hyatt Zilara Cancun in receiving this prestigious designation. The two new Hyatt hotels, Hyatt Ziva, for guests of all ages, and Hyatt Zilara, for adults only, were introduced in late 2013 and are owned and managed by Playa Hotels & Resorts. Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos and Hyatt Zilara Cancun have quickly established themselves in an elite circle, as only 5.3% of nearly 30,000 hotels approved by AAA make the annual Four-Diamond list.

"We are ecstatic about the instant accolades these two magnificent resorts are receiving," said Bruce Wardinski, CEO for Playa Hotels & Resorts. "It is not only an honor to have Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos and Hyatt Zilara Cancun on the 2014 AAA Four-Diamond list, but an important validation that these brands are elevating the all-inclusive experience for existing travelers as well as creating new opportunities for more travelers to try an all-inclusive experience. The success of our first two resorts is significant as we prepare for the late fall 2014 opening of Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall, Jamaica, and the subsequent openings of Hyatt Ziva Cancun and Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta," added Wardinski. 

ABOUT HYATT ZIVA LOS CABOS

Located on one of the most majestic peninsulas in the world, offering spectacular views of the Sea of Cortes, Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos is a luxurious all-inclusive oasis of sophistication and comfort. This magnificent beachfront resort, just minutes from downtown San José del Cabo and the international airport, features everything on-premise from plush all-suite accommodations and dining options at six a la carte and two gourmet buffet restaurants, to one-of-a-kind spa treatments, children's programming and nightly entertainment, as well as impressive amenities, impeccable service and more than 35,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event facilities.  Perfect for group meetings and incentives, as well as weddings, the resort also features beautiful outdoor venues on private lagoons and the beach.   Guests may also enjoy deep-water fishing, scuba diving, world-class golf and many more thrilling adventure activities nearby.   

ABOUT HYATT ZILARA CANCUN

Hyatt Zilara Cancun is an adult-only, all-inclusive resort located on the widest stretch of beach in the heart of Cancun's Hotel Zone. Boasting breathtaking views of the Caribbean from all of its suites, this world-class resort offers a remarkable assortment of upscale amenities, including six palate pleasing restaurants and lounges, Cancun's only ocean view spa, wine and spirits tastings, enhanced pool and beach butler service, more than 21,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, as well as breathtaking outdoor garden and beach venues which are perfect for events and weddings. In this picturesque locale, the 307-room resort is located only 15 minutes from downtown Cancun and 20 minutes from the Cancun International Airport.  

For more information on Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos, visit www.loscabos.ziva.hyatt.com and for more information on Hyatt Zilara Cancun, visit www.cancun.zilara.hyatt.com. To engage with the resorts, visit Facebook.com/HyattZivaLosCabos and Facebook.com/HyattZilaraCancun.

ABOUT PLAYA HOTELS & RESORTS

Playa Hotels & Resorts is a leading owner, operator and developer of all-inclusive beach resorts. Playa Resorts Management is the operational management component of the organization. Playa's portfolio consists of a collection of thirteen premier resorts comprising 5,805-rooms that are located in prime beach locations in Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica. Playa owns and manages Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos, Hyatt Zilara Cancun and, opening in 2014, Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall Jamaica, Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta and Hyatt Ziva Cancun. The company also owns and operates three resorts under Playa's brands, The ROYAL and Gran, as well as five resorts in Mexico and the Dominican Republic that are managed by AMResorts under their Dreams and Secrets brands. Under an agreement with an affiliate of Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H), Playa will pursue the acquisition or development of new all-inclusive resort opportunities under two new Hyatt all-inclusive brands—Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara. Playa will also have certain rights to operate Hyatt-branded all-inclusive resorts in five Latin American and Caribbean countries on an exclusive basis through 2018. For more information visit: www.playaresorts.com.

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