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Barceló Hotel Group Recognized at 2019 World Travel Awards

Barceló Hotel Group




MIAMI (July 15, 2019) – Following Barceló Hotel Group’s recent success in Europe’s World Travel Awards (WTA), the hotel chain has once again been recognized by the “Oscars of Tourism” — the prestigious World Travel Awards — during an awards gala that took place on Saturday, July 13 in La Paz, Bolivia.


Barceló Hotel Group’s wide and diversified hotel offering in Latin and Central America, combined with its commitment to provide the utmost quality for guests, has made the hotel chain the WTA’s “Best Hotel Brand of Mexico and Central America 2019.” The Spanish hotel group boasts 39 hotels and almost 16,000 rooms distributed throughout nine different countries in Latin and Central America.


In addition, the gala event in La Paz delivered several pleasant surprises for the group. Four of its properties were chosen among the best hotels/resorts in Latin America and Central America:






“We are incredibly proud to be recognized in this year’s World Travel Awards,” said Maria Guadalupe Sosa, Royal Hideaway Playacar’s General Manager. “Congratulations to the hotel’s staff – and to all the other Barceló Hotel Group property winners.”


Mariano Luján, Corporate Director of Sales of Barceló Hotel Group in Latin America collected these exclusive awards on behalf of Barceló Hotel Group and its four award-winning hotels.




About The World Travel Awards


The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. The globally recognized brand awards prizes in over 100 categories of the world tourism sector that include hotels, airlines, travel agencies and car rental companies, among others. The brand’s international board of judges is made up of more than 200,000 professionals responsible for selecting finalists and winners. 2019 marks the World Travel Awards 26th anniversary as a globally recognized brand that establishes the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence. For more information on the World Travel Awards, visit



About Barceló Hotel Group


Barceló Group’s hotel division, Barceló Hotel Group, is the 2nd largest hotel chain in Spain and the 29th largest in the world. The hotel group’s portfolio currently boasts 250 urban and leisure hotels ranked between 4 and 5-stars with more than 55,000 rooms throughout 22 countries and marketed under four brands: Royal Hideaway Luxury Hotels & Resorts, Barceló Hotels & Resorts, Occidental Hotels & Resorts and Allegro Hotels. For more information or reservations, visit: