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May 09

New Executive Appointments at Mexico’s Grand Velas Resorts In Riviera Nayarit, Cabo

New Executive Appointments at Mexico's Grand Velas Resorts

In Riviera Nayarit, Cabo 

Luz del Carmen Ruiz Rodriguez Named Managing Director of Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, Ignacio Mendoza Valenzuela to Head Up New Grand Velas Los Cabos

Luz del Carmen Ruiz Rodriguez Named Managing Director of Grand Velas Riviera NayaritPuerto Vallarta, Mexico (May 9, 2016) - Eduardo Vela Ruiz, founder and president of Mexico's "Beyond All Inclusive, Beyond All Compare" Velas Resorts, announces Luz (Lucy) del Carmen Ruiz Rodriguez will take over as Managing Director of the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. She replaces Ignacio Mendoza Valenzuela who will act as opening Managing Director of Grand Velas Los Cabos. Opening in late 2016, Grand Velas Los Cabos ups the ante for the Grand Velas product with special wine features, commitment to the arts, dramatic ocean views, hard to top wellness suites and more. The appointments are effective immediately.

"The addition of Luz to our team, a talented veteran of the luxury hotel industry, and the move of Ignacio to head up our newest high profile property, is yet another step up in building what is one of the strongest teams today in Mexico's hospitality industry," said Vela Ruiz. "It is through their strong management and motivational skills we will continue to maintain the high standards of the Grand Velas brand which has resulted in our year after year growth," he continued.

Ruiz has over 25 years of hotel operation experienceRuiz has over 25 years of hotel operation experience specializing in high-end hotels. She most recently served as Gerente Geral de Experiencia for Grupo Rio Quente's seven hotels, 18 restaurants, 15 bars and a food service production center in Brazil. Prior to, she also held positions throughout Mexico with VillaGroup, Avalon Resorts, Hoteles Presidente, Paraiso de la Bonita, Hilton, Ritz Carlton and Fiesta Americana.

Immediately prior to Mendoza's time as Managing Director of Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, he acted as Resident Manager at Marquis Los Cabos. In addition, he has led teams at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic, Hotel Presidente InterContinental Cancun and Guadalajara and Le Méridien Apollo in Amsterdam, Holland.

For more information on Velas Resorts, please call 1-888-407-4869 or visitwww.velasresorts.com.


About Velas Resorts:

About Velas ResortsOffering unparalleled all-inclusive experiences, the four Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit have earned more than 43 AAA Diamonds, including the prestigious Five Diamond Award. Other esteemed international awards for their services and facilities include Virtuoso's "Best Spa", Conde Nast Johansens' "Most Excellent Resort" and "Most Excellent Spa Hotel" and the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences' 5 Star Diamond Award. Properties include Casa Velas named the 8th Best Hotel in the World on The Expedia® 2013 Insiders' SelectTM List, a boutique adults-only hotel and ocean club located on the Marina Vallarta Golf Course, and Velas Vallarta a family-friendly all suites resort and spa located on Banderas Bay, both in Puerto Vallarta; and the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit located in Riviera Nayarit. Completing the group is Grand Velas Riviera Maya, located five minutes from Playa del Carmen, offering the most sophisticated, ultra luxury all-inclusive resort experience in the Caribbean with jungle and beach settings. Velas Resorts feature spacious accommodations, spas, a unique culinary experience at a selection of restaurants, 24-hour insuite service, fitness centers, Butler service, state of the art conference centers, extensive family programs, fully stocked mini bar and more. Velas Resorts are operated by Eduardo Vela Ruiz, majority owner, founder and president of Velas Resorts, with brother Juan Vela by his side, vice president of Velas Resorts.

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