THE ROYAL PLAYA del Carmen Receives Cristal International's Prestigious Check Safety First Award

CANCUN, Mexico, June 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen was recognized as the most hygienic hotel on the Riviera Maya, far exceeding the cleanliness and hygiene standards set by the prestigious Cristal International. THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen topped hundreds of resorts in the region to be acclaimed number one by Cristal International's Check Safety First, an international organization that supplies health and safety risk management to hotels around the world. The awards are distributed based on how well the hotels score on over 250 different categories including food hygiene, general safety, fire safety, pool safety, and hurricane safety.

"We are pleased to have received this important award," said Lynn de Repentigny, General Manager of THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen. "We want our guests to always feel comfortable and assured about their stay and concentrate on nothing more than having fun. The recognition awarded by Check Safety First allows our guests to relax and enjoy the resort's many amenities and services without worry," added Ms. de Repentigny.

The guidelines designed by Check Safety First are also recognized by the World Health Organization. David Solorzano, the Director of Mexico for Cristal International and Check Safety First, congratulated the hotel and its staff "for their continued excellence and encouraged them to continue to exceed the guidelines for hygiene and safety in the coming years."


Located in the town of Playa del Carmen, THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen is a AAA Four Diamond Resort that offers a gourmet-luxury, adult-only, all-suite vacation experience. This Mediterranean influenced Resort is the jewel of the Riviera Maya with its breath-taking views of the Caribbean, yet only steps from Playa del Carmen's exciting Fifth Avenue with its shops and vibrant nightlife. Guests will enjoy an explosion of luxury around every corner including its signature swim-up and beachfront walkout suites, butler service to help with everything from unpacking to seaside comforts, as well as Romance Concierge to help create special moments. The Resort features the Mayan influenced SPAzul where guests may enjoy complimentary hydrotherapy treatments, and for an additional fee choose from a selection of holistic treatments. Dining is brilliant with a selection of 12 International Buffet and gourmet a la carte restaurants and lounges. If romance is on the agenda, the Resort offers a wide selection of honeymoon and celebration packages, as well as the Riviera Maya's largest variety of unique wedding celebrations to cater to every desire.

THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen is owned by Playa Hotels & Resorts B.V. ( and operated by Playa Resorts Management, LLC. For more information and reservations at THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen guests may contact a travel agent or call 800.760.0944, or online at

CONTACT: Media Contact: Gayle MacIntyre Playa Resorts Management, LLC 404-643-8222 gayle.macintyre@playaresorts.comSource:Real Resorts