Barcelo takes Mexican Karmina Palace

Barcelo Hotels & Resorts has acquired the world class Karmina Palace Hotel along the
Pacific Coast in Manzanillo, Mexico. The hotel will now be known as the
Barcelo Karmina Palace Hotel, and the 324 all-suite, all-inclusive resort will
have a five star property rating as part of the company’s Barcelo Premium
Collection.  Barcelo Hotels & Resorts reports paying $48.2 million (US) for
the property.  The addition of the Barcelo Karmina Palace Hotel brings to 10
the number of hotels and resorts that the company now operates throughout