The celebration included members of the international media, travel advisors and industry professionals, socialites from Mexico and the United States, and even actress Poppy Delevingne. Also in attendance were executives from Mayakoba’s ownership, OHL Desarrollos and RLH Properties as well as representatives from Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
“We are thrilled to officially celebrate the grand opening of our beautiful resort. Since debuting earlier this year, we have welcomed guests from around the world and their positive response has been overwhelming,” said general manager Lin Schatz. “On behalf of Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya, I would like to thank all those who have made our opening year a success. We look forward to welcoming many more travelers into the Andaz Mayakoba family for years to come.”
The celebration began with an Andaz Salon event at Casa Amate, the resort’s signature fine-dining restaurant, where Andaz Mayakoba’s architect Ronald Zurcher spoke about the property’s cultural and nature-inspired design.
Festivities continued poolside with the Mayan jungle-themed party that hosted a number of theatrical performances as well as cultural programming such as the resort’s signature and award-winning Frida’s Wardrobe experience where guests were invited to get an inside look into the life of famous Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo.
With an array of food stations, a full menu of exotic cocktails, and music spun by DJ Jared Dietch, guests were entertained all throughout the night as they welcomed in the new luxury resort.