Quintana Roo triumphs at the World Travel Awards 2023 with 21 awards
Published by Lis Wong/Quadratín Quintana Roo on August 28, 2023
In a remarkable display of its tourism prowess, Quintana Roo has once again asserted its dominance, not just as a premier Mexican and Latin American tourist hotspot, but as a global tourist magnet. The 2023 World Travel Awards turned out to be a shower of accolades for this Mexican gem, with an astounding seven awards being clinched.
This triumph has been confirmed by Bernardo Cueto, the Secretary of Tourism in Quintana Roo, who articulated that the region’s tourism model is underpinned by a joint commitment to fashion sustainable and inclusive destinations, fostering prosperity for all residents of Quintana Roo.
The World Travel Awards for the Mexico and Central America category brought immense honor to some of Quintana Roo’s cherished destinations and establishments. Tulum, the picturesque beachfront, emerged as the Leading Beach Destination of 2023 for Mexico and Central America. The Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun secured its position as the Leading Beach Resort, while Cancun itself was crowned the Leading Destination City.
The Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau earned the title of the Tourism Board of Leading Cities. The Port of Cozumel clinched the award for the Leading Cruise Port, and the Kempinski Hotel Cancun was distinguished as the New Leading Hotel. The St. Regis Kanai Resort in Riviera Maya was not to be left behind, securing the accolade for the New Leading Resort.
Mexico-specific categories witnessed a similar parade of Quintana Roo’s excellence. The Leading Adventure Tour Operator award was snagged by Xcaret, and the Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya bagged the laurel for Leading All-Inclusive Resort. Cancun’s charm was further celebrated with the Leading Beach Destination award.
Hyatt Ziva in Cancun walked away with the title of Mexico’s Leading Beach Resort, while Tulum’s Nuestras Habita was declared the Leading Boutique Resort. Atelier Playa Mujeres Continental Zone claimed the crown of Mexico’s Leading Conference Hotel, and the Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort, Spa and Natural Park secured the Leading Family Resort title.
Xcaret Arte was pronounced Mexico’s Leading Hotel, while Grand Residencias Riviera Cancun proudly bore the title of Leading Hotel Residences. Hyatt Ziva Cancun was a double winner as Mexico’s Leading Resort. The boutique elegance of Secreto Hotel in Isla Mujeres was celebrated as Mexico’s Leading Boutique Hotel.
Mexico Kan Tours from Tulum triumphed as Mexico’s Leading Tour Operator. Bernardo Cueto underlined that these remarkable accomplishments stand as a testament to the unwavering dedication of those working in the tourism industry – the hotels, restaurants, and all service providers who craft unforgettable experiences for the visitors.
The World Travel Awards, globally recognized and respected, stand as a benchmark of excellence in the tourism sector. Quintana Roo’s outstanding achievement in the face of stiff competition underlines its commitment to fostering top-tier, sustainable, and enriching travel experiences for all. This triumphant display not only celebrates the region’s pristine beaches and vibrant culture but also reinforces Quintana Roo’s position as a global tourism trailblazer.
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