Barcelo to add fifth in Mexico

Barcelo Hotels & Resorts has announced the
addition of a fifth luxury hotel at its upscale all-inclusive Barcelo Maya
Beach Resort in Mexico.The newest addition at the Resort, The Barcelo Maya
Palace Hotel, will open at the end of 2007 and will be an all-suite
property with 756 junior guest suites. The hotel’s spacious suites will
include a sleeping and sitting area, as well as a large contemporary style
bathroom finished with natural stone and including a walk-in shower and
garden style tub, as well as double sinks. All suites will have ocean or
garden views, and large patios or balconies. Additional comfort features
are a large screen TV, a desk, dual telephone lines, in-room high speed
internet access, and a refrigerated mini-bar for snacks. The resort decor
and comfortable furnishings make it perfect for couples on a retreat,
conference attendees or families. And like its sister hotels at The Barcelo
Maya Beach Resort, the Barcelo Maya Palace Hotel will offer an
all-inclusive experience with access to 20 restaurants and bars, a new
Mayan influenced European-style spa, a Conference Center that can
accommodate groups of up to 1,680 guests, and more than one mile of
pristine Caribbean beach.
  “The Barcelo Palace Hotel will be an excellent complement to the
beautiful facilities at the Barcelo Maya Beach Resort,” said Oscar Serrano,
Senior Director of Sales & Marketing for North America. “The new all-suite
property is an example of Barcelo’s continual product enhancements to not
only meet, but to exceed our guests’ expectations. The new hotel is
designed for the most sophisticated traveler, offering an exclusive
experience in an all- inclusive, relaxed environment,” added Serrano.