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  • The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun was named Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel for the fourth consecutive year.
  • The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Cancun was honored with a Four-Star acknowledgment for the second consecutive year.

CANCUN, QUINTANA ROO ─ FEB. 20, 2019 ─ Forbes Travel Guide has unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun as a consecutive Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel. The Cancun luxury resort garnered this prestigious recognition for the fourth successive time, adding to many renowned accolades the resort has received in its more than 25 years as an iconic resort. Additionally, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Cancun was honored with a Four-Star acknowledgment for the second consecutive year, based on its masterfully delivered wellness experiences. The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun, and The Ritz-Carton Spa, Cancun will be showcased together with all of the Star Rating recipients on

Situated on more than 1,200 feet of sparkling sand overlooking the Caribbean Sea, The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun is known as one of the most iconic, luxury resorts along Mexico’s world famous Mayan coastline. The 363-room hotel offers a variety of luxury travel amenities and experiences to meet the needs of every traveler, including a full service spa inspired by ancient Mayan culture, a private beach club, an interactive Ritz Kids program which helps to introduce young travelers to the rich cultural traditions of Mexico, an award winning Culinary Center featuring interactive cooking classes for groups large and small, and nine innovative dining outlets, including two widely acclaimed AAA Five Diamond Award dining experiences - The Club Grill and Fantino restaurant.

“We are proud to be accounted within such a select group of properties portraying the highest quality standards in the industry”, said David Cayuela, General Manager. “This accolade, speaks about our hotel’s commitment to outstanding service, which is rooted deeply in our culture,” he added.

Forbes Travel Guide Star Ratings are luxury travel ratings that have been the gold standard in the hospitality industry since 1958. 

“We are delighted to celebrate the 2019 Star Rating winners, an outstanding collection of hotels, restaurants and spas that demonstrates a strong culture of service,” said Filip Boyen, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide.

For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star ratings, click here.

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