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Bahia Principe Takes 15 Wins in the 2021 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards

Bahia Principe Takes 15 Wins in the 2021 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards

The all-inclusive brand is Recognized Among the Best Hotels Based on Exceptional Traveler Reviews


Miami, FL – May 19, 2021. – Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts, the leading all-inclusive resort brand with properties in the Caribbean, Mexico, and Spain, is pleased to announce fifteen of its properties worldwide have been recognized as top hotels, within multiple categories, in this year’s prestigious  TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice® Awards. These awards serve as a true testament to the praise Bahia Principe has received from past guests, as award winners are determined based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected over the year from TripAdvisor travelers worldwide.


This year the award celebrates hotel winners throughout several ‘Best of the Best’ categories including the Traveler’s Choice award which was given to all Bahia Principe resorts located in Mexico’s Riviera Maya destination including Bahia Principe Grand Coba, Bahia Principe Grand Tulum, Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal, and Bahia Principe Luxury Sian Ka’an. Additionally, all Bahia Principe resorts in the Dominican Republic’s Samana region were also recognized including Bahia Principe Luxury Cayo Levantado, Bahia Principe Luxury Samana, Bahia Principe Grand Cayacoa, and Bahia Principe Grand Portillo. An additional area in which Bahia Principe displayed excellence was in TripAdvisors’ Romance category where Bahia Principe Luxury Cayo Levantado landed in the top 25 hotels in the Caribbean.


“At Bahia Principe, our top priority is to provide our guests with outstanding service, warm hospitality, and an unforgettable travel experience,” said Helen Montijano, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the U.S. and Canada. “We are so humbled and proud of all the awards our properties have received, which are a testament to our commitment of delivering the highest possible standards to ensure a memorable and safe experience for our guests, who we consider family,” she adds.


“Congratulations to all the winners of the 2021 Travelers’ Choice Awards,” said Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor. “I know the past year has been extremely challenging for tourism businesses. What has impressed me is how businesses adapted to these challenges, implementing new cleanliness measures, adding social distancing guidelines, and utilizing technology to prioritize guest safety. The Travelers’ Choice Awards highlight the places that are consistently excellent – delivering quality experiences time and time again even while navigating changing customer expectations and new ways of working. Based on a full year of reviews from customers, these awards speak to the great service and experience you provided guests amid a pandemic.”


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About Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts


Grupo Piñero’s Bahia Principe hotel chain has a presence in the Dominican Republic, where it is the market leader in terms of the number of hotel beds, as well as the Riviera Maya (Mexico), Jamaica, and Spain (in the Canaries and Balearic Islands). Year after year, the Bahia Principe hotels receive a large part of the most prestigious international awards for quality that are given in the vacation industry. Alongside its high-end hotel facilities, the Piñero family’s company also manages two large luxury home resorts: Playa Nueva Romana Residences & Golf (Dominican Republic) and Bahia Principe Rivera Maya Residences & Golf (Mexico). The company has also developed other lines of business in the tourism industry, the most notable of which include the tour operator business (Soltour and BP-USA Travel) and destination management services (Coming2).


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