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Hilton All‑Inclusive Resorts Recognized in Five Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort - Pool
Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort

Hilton All-Inclusive Resorts recently received top honors in the prestigious 2023 Magellan Awards by Travel Weekly. This recognition comes in a year marked by an unprecedented number of global entries, emphasizing the awards’ dedication to celebrating excellence in the travel industry and giving a well-deserved nod to the exceptional professionals shaping the world of hospitality. Hilton’s All-Inclusive Resorts notched up an impressive achievement, securing a Gold and four Silver awards, including two for the esteemed title of best overall all-inclusive resort/hotel.

“We are honored to have five of our exceptional all-inclusive properties in prime destinations recognized in this year’s Travel Weekly Magellan Awards,” states Nicole Tilzer, brand leader, Hilton All-Inclusive Resorts. “At Hilton, we strive to make all-inclusive extraordinary, and these awards serve as a testament to the efforts of our teams that deliver world-class hospitality, providing an unrivaled option for travelers looking to escape the everyday. “

The Magellan Awards employ an exclusive panel of accomplished leaders in the travel industry to evaluate and honor outstanding achievements in a wide array of industry segments. These segments encompass Hospitality, Travel Destinations, Cruise Lines, Online Travel Services, Airlines and Airports, Travel Agents and Agencies, Tour Operators and Ground Transportation.

Hilton winners in the all-inclusive categories include:

Hilton La Romana, an All-Inclusive Resort -Lobby Main Lounge

Hilton La Romana, an All-Inclusive Resort

Gold Winner: Upscale (Four-Star)-Lobby/Common Space Design

Winning Gold for its grand and welcoming lobby, the first impression of Hilton La Romana, an All-Inclusive Resort features an open and airy design, characterized by high ceilings and elegant décor. The use of warm earthly tones, polished marble floors and contemporary furnishings creates a sophisticated yet relaxed ambiance, adorned with tropical plants and artwork that reflects the beauty of the Dominican Republic’s natural landscapes.

A focal point of the lobby is the comfortable seating areas, strategically placed throughout the space, inviting guests to unwind and take in the tranquil surroundings. Large windows and open walls offer stunning views of the resort's lush gardens and the azure Caribbean Sea. The Hilton La Romana lobby also features a lobby bar, where guests can enjoy a refreshing drink upon arrival or gather for evening cocktails. It’s a versatile space that transitions seamlessly from a place of arrival to a hub of social activity, making it an ideal spot for both relaxation and socializing during a stay.

Hilton La Romana, an All-Inclusive Resort - Aerial View

Hilton La Romana, an All-Inclusive Resort

Silver Winner: Overall Business/Conference Resort/Hotel

Earning recognition for its offerings to business and conference travelers, Hilton La Romana, an All-Inclusive Resort also received a Silver award in best overall business/conference category. Offering a state-of-the-art conference center that can accommodate a wide range of meetings and events with flexible spaces, the modern facility is equipped with the latest audiovisual technology, high-speed internet access, and dedicated event planning professionals to ensure every detail is taken care of.

Offering an array of experiences that make it a sought-after destination resort for leisure and business travelers alike, guests of Hilton La Romana can indulge in delectable cuisine at the resort’s diverse restaurants, each offering a unique culinary journey; rejuvenate at the resort spa’s serene tropical setting; and explore crystal-clear waters with snorkeling and paddleboarding or simply lounging by the pools. The resort also caters to families with engaging activities for kids through its kids' clubs and programming. 

Hilton Cancun, an All-Inclusive Resort - Pool

Hilton Cancun, an All-Inclusive Resort

Silver Winner: Overall All-Inclusive Resort/Hotel

Nestled in Cancun’s famed Hotel Zone and along the pristine shores of the Caribbean Sea, Hilton Cancun, an All-Inclusive Resort is the perfect beachfront getaway and one of the most enchanting resorts in Mexico. The resort, a blend of modern comfort and natural beauty, boasts a breathtaking stretch of white sandy beach overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, earning a Silver award for best overall all-inclusive resort.

With its contemporary and elegant design, Hilton Cancun provides guests with a sense of indulgence from the moment they arrive. The resort features spacious and well-appointed rooms and suites, many of which offer private balconies or terraces with captivating ocean views. Guests can savor an international range of culinary delights at the resort’s world-class restaurants, enjoy refreshing drinks at its numerous bars and unwind by its pools or in the spa. Whether seeking adventure through water sports, exploring the local culture or simply basking in the sun on the beach, Hilton Cancun offers an unforgettable escape.

Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort - Aerial View

Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort

Silver Winner: Overall All-Inclusive Resort/Hotel

In the heart of the Riviera Maya, Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort also received a Silver award for best overall all-inclusive resort. This stunning resort is ideally situated, providing guests with easy access to both the ancient wonders of Tulum’s archaeological sites and the unspoiled beaches of the Caribbean Sea. Its design reflects its surroundings, incorporating lush gardens, palm trees and stylish contemporary architecture to create a harmonious environment for relaxation and exploration, and its commitment to sustainability is evident in its eco-friendly practices, such as renewable energy sources and implementing conservation initiatives.

The resort offers a range of accommodations, including spacious guest rooms and suites, many of which also feature private balconies or terraces. Adventurous spirits can partake in an array of water sports, including the opportunity to explore unique cenotes, crystal-clear freshwater sinkholes that pepper the Yucatan Peninsula, as well as the resort’s own waterpark with thrilling water slides. And, with the addition of the new Enclave, guests can elevate their stay with an exclusive lounge and benefits like private check-ins, priority dining reservations, a dedicated pool concierge, daily breakfast and upgraded in-room minibars.

Hilton Vallarta Riviera All-Inclusive Resort - Pool

Hilton Vallarta Riviera All-Inclusive Resort

Silver Winner: Overall Waterfront Resort/Hotel

Hilton Vallarta Riviera All-Inclusive Resort stands as a splendid oceanfront retreat nestled along the shimmering shores of Banderas Bay in Puerto Vallarta, earning it a Silver award for best overall waterfront resort. This exquisite retreat caters to discerning travelers seeking an idyllic escape along Mexico’s Pacific coast. With an array of elegantly designed rooms and suites, each boasting spectacular ocean views and contemporary comforts, Hilton Vallarta Riviera ensures a restful and rejuvenating stay. The resort’s waterfront location is its crowning jewel, providing direct access to a pure, untouched seaside where guests can relax under swaying palm trees, bask in the sun or partake in water sports like snorkeling and paddleboarding.

The resort offers a wide range of amenities, including multiple restaurants and bars that cater to every taste, an infinity pool overlooking the bay, a well-equipped fitness center and relaxing spa, an engaging Kids’ Club and an array of cultural arts and crafts programs. Beyond the resort, Puerto Vallarta’s arts and culture scene, charming downtown area and nearby attractions like the El Malecón boardwalk make it an ideal destination for exploration and cultural immersion.

About Hilton

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