All Excellence Group and Playa Resort Brands in Mexico, Jamaica & Punta Cana Available Through Vacation Express

ATLANTA, Aug. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vacation Express has reaffirmed and is strengthening their commitment with Excellence Group Luxury Hotels & Resorts as well as Playa Hotels & Resorts.

“Recent changes within the travel industry have caused a spike in our call center with reservations and questions about which resorts Vacation Express carries from these companies. While we are implementing new promotions and marketing material, we have repeatedly been asked which hotels we will focus on and which destinations have been impacted. Fortunately, we carry the entire portfolio which numbers 23 resorts between both brands,” said Michele Olson, Director of Marketing at Vacation Express.

The portfolio is as follows:

Excellence Group Luxury Hotels & Resorts
Cancun/Playa Mujeres: Excellence Playa Mujeres, Finest Playa Mujeres, Beloved Playa Mujeres
Riviera Maya: Excellence Riviera Cancun
Punta Cana: Excellence Punta Cana, Excellence El Carmen
Jamaica: Excellence Oyster Bay
Playa Hotels & Resorts
Cancun/Playa Mujeres: Hyatt Zilara Cancun, Hyatt Ziva Cancun, Turquoize Tower at Hyatt Ziva Cancun, Panama Jack Resorts Cancun
Riviera Maya: The ROYAL Playa del Carmen, Panama Jack Resorts Playa del Carmen
Puerto Vallarta: Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta
Los Cabos: Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos
Punta Cana: Sanctuary Cap Cana
Jamaica: Jewel Paradise Cove, Jewel Dunn’s River, Jewel Runaway Bay, Jewel Grande Montego Bay, Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall, Hyatt Ziva Montego Bay, Hilton Rose Hall

The news positioning Vacation Express as a preferred tour operator distributing Excellence Group Luxury Hotels & Resorts and Playa Hotels & Resorts complements Vacation Express’ expanded winter flying plan and 2019 charter flights to Jamaica, Punta Cana, Cancun and Los Cabos, for which they have already experienced a spike in inquiries and bookings.

Vacation Express is also proud to distribute major resort brands AMResorts, Blue Diamond Resorts (sister company of Vacation Express which includes Royalton Luxury Resorts, Hideaway at Royalton Luxury Resorts, Memories Beach Resorts, CHIC by Royalton, Grand Lido Resorts, Planet Hollywood Hotels and Starfish Resorts), Hard Rock Hotels, Iberostar Hotels & Resorts, Palace Resorts & Le Blanc Spa Resort, Palladium Hotel Group and RIU Hotels & Resorts in addition to their diverse resort portfolio.

Packages can be booked through a local travel agent, online at or by calling 1-800-309-4717. While travelers may purchase airfare only for non-stop, roundtrip flights most travelers are booking vacation packages with air and staying at all-inclusive resorts.

About Vacation Express:
Based in Atlanta, Vacation Express, part of Sunwing Travel Group, is a tour operator specializing in quality, affordable vacation packages to over 30 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Costa Rica. Now in business for over 25 years, Vacation Express is one of the country’s largest and most trusted tour operators. Travelers looking for the most affordable, all-inclusive vacations may book Vacation Express’ exclusive, non-stop packages through their travel agent, directly by phone seven days a week at 1-800-309-4717 or online at Exclusive charter flights are operated by Sunwing Airlines, Allegiant Air, Swift Air, LLC., VivaAerobus and Miami Air International. See Operator/Participant Agreement for details.


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Pamela Caltabiano | Public Relations Manager
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