Twenty-eight Barceló Hotel Group properties in Latin America earn coveted Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Awards

Barceló Hotel Group is proud to announce that 28 of its Latin American properties have been awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence this year. Since 2011, the Certificate of Excellence honors hospitality businesses that consistentlydeliver great service across the world. This designation is presented to approximately 10 percent of total businesses on TripAdvisor that have consistently achieved great reviews over the past year.

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Every year, TripAdvisor singles out the very best hotels, restaurants, attractions, and vacation rentals with its Certificate of Excellence awards,” said Juan Perez, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Barceló Hotel Group Latin America. “Our Latin American properties have once again proven themselves to be at the top of the hospitality world, thanks to the impeccable service that our teams provide 365 days a year and we couldn’t be prouder.

Barceló Hotel Group TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2019 award-recipients include:

Royal Hideaway Luxury Hotels & Resorts
• El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
• Royal Hideaway Playacar

Barceló Hotels & Resorts
• Barceló Aruba
• Barceló Bávaro Beach
• Barceló Bávaro Palace (Premium Level)
• Barceló Guatemala City
• Barceló Huatulco
• Barceló Karmina
• Barceló Maya Beach
• Barceló Maya Caribe
• Barceló Maya Colonial
• Barceló Maya Tropical
• Barceló Maya Palace (Premium Level)
• Barceló México Reforma
• Barceló Puerto Vallarta
• Barceló San Jose
• Barceló San Salvador
• Barceló Santo Domingo
• Barceló Tambor

Occidental Hotels & Resorts
• Occidental at Xcaret Destination
• Occidental Costa Cancún
• Occidental Cozumel
• Occidental Cozumel (Royal Level)
• Occidental Cuernavaca
• Occidental Nuevo Vallarta
• Occidental Papagayo
• Occidental Tucancún

Allegro Hotels
• Allegro Playacar

Additionally, Vacaciones Barceló and Vacaciones Barceló Destination Services market all the Barceló Hotels & Resorts throughout Latin America, offering tourist packages and accommodations for visitors through travel agencies. Vacaciones Barceló passengers arrive at Barceló destinations on charter operations or with the support of airline companies such asCopa, Taca and Avianca, and are then assisted by Vacaciones Barceló staff to guarantee the best service during their trip. The main differentiators of Vacaciones Barceló are its flexibility to adapt to the specific needs of each client and emphasis on continuous quality control on the whole range of services offered.

To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, businesses must:

• Maintain an overall TripAdvisor rating of at least four out of five
• Have a minimum number of reviews
• Have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least twelve months. A business must be listed for the full 12-month qualifying period between April 1 to March 31 to be considered. Recipients are announced only once a year in late May.