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Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya Meetings 2018 Offer Gives Meeting and Events Planners an Array of Incentives

The Beachfront Resort Offers Versatile Corporate Meeting Venues and Authentic Cultural Experiences

RIVIERA MAYA, MX. September 21, 2017 – Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya, the newest resort nestled within the eco-destination of Mayakoba, recently announced their group meetings promotion for 2018, encouraging planners to host their next business retreat, meeting or event in the resort’s authentic Mexican-inspired venues. With over 14,000 square feet of versatile indoor and outdoor meeting space from the 6,200-square-foot Balam Ballroom to the more intimate Andaz Studios, Andaz Mayakoba has a venue for every size group and can tailor the space to cater to specific needs. As part of their new offer, meeting and event planners who book a 2018 event before January 31, 2018 will enjoy the following value-added incentives:

• Special introductory group rates starting at $260 plus a 5% rebate (rooms & catered F&B)

• One complimentary room night plus one complimentary room upgrade to the next room category for every 30 purchased per night

• One complimentary VIP airport transfer for every thirty rooms purchased per night

• Daily breakfast buffet at Cocina Milagro or continental breakfast at OllaTaco

• One-hour welcome reception to include: Chef´s selection of passed hors d`oeuvres and call bar brands

• 20% discount off spa services at Naum Spa (excluding tax and gratuity)

• Complimentary meeting room rental

• 10% discount off ENCORE audiovisual services (excluding tax and labor fees)

• Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms and meeting space

• Double World of Hyatt Points will be honored per terms of the program

• Zero US TAX will be coordinated on the groups’ behalf on qualified meetings for guest rooms and catered food & beverage

Meeting and event planners must book dates that fall between February 9, 2018 and December 20, 2018 with 30 guest rooms or more with a two-night minimum stay to receive this special offer.

Whether planning an intimate corporate retreat or a large convention, Andaz Mayakoba is equipped to accommodate any type of corporate gathering. The dedicated event planning team can customize each venue and work with meeting and event planners to create a successful event complete with innovative menu options and authentic Mexican touches.

The spectacular Balam Ballroom offers 6,200 square feet of natural light, versatile indoor and outdoor space, terraces and lawn areas with the ability to accommodate up to 320 people. The pre-function area of the ballroom features large sliding glass panels which make the space flexible with the ability to be divided into two separate rooms. The pre-function area can accommodate 200 guests for a reception and 100 seated in banquet rounds of 10. The panels open up to the Balam Garden, which can accommodate up to 100 guests seated banquet style. The ballroom is dominated by a beautifully crafted area rug made up of multi-colored stripes reminiscent of Mayan textile design, giving the space an authentic, local touch in line with the rest of the resort’s vibrant, Mexican décor. The ballroom offers a highly trained audiovisual host that is passionate about delivering exceptional experiences. For smaller groups, Andaz offers five uniquely configured studios that feel more like a home than a meeting space and surround a beautiful courtyard. The Andaz Studios can be used for breakouts, smaller meetings, executive board meetings and a great option for hospitality suites. Each studio has the capacity to accommodate 40 people.

Andaz Mayakoba presents guests with locally inspired authentic experiences to enjoy throughout their stay. The resort has teamed up with a series of Cultural Insiders that reflect the Andaz brand promise to provide guests with inspiring and unscripted experiences through interaction with local culture. Andaz Mayakoba Cultural Insiders include Senkoe, a Riviera Maya graffiti artist and Sol Tamargo, who designed The Frida’s Wardrobe experience which pays tribute to the famous Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo and was awarded the first-ever Best Virtuoso Experience Award. There is a resident Experience Curator available to corporate groups that plans events and activities to enjoy during breakout sessions throughout retreats and conferences. Groups can take part in classes such as Spanish language classes, Tacology classes or guacamole-making classes as well as kitesurfing, beach yoga, craft beer and tequila tasting and eco-cruises around the lagoon, all of which can be organized as private events for groups.

Other offerings for meetings include culinary creations from Executive Chef Vincent Wallez and Pastry Chef Daniel Moreno featuring authentic Mexican cuisine and options for customized menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Meetings and events planners can choose from either buffet style and plated menus with the option for open bar and food station packages. The banquet menu at Andaz Mayakoba offers planners a variety of authentic and local specialties to choose from such as the Yucateco Buffet option that features regional Mexican dishes such as Xikil-pak (pumpkin seed) with roasted tomato and duck slices and Beef salpicon tostadas with avocado mousse and ginger cream. Additionally, planners can choose from a variety of different coffee break options that feature locally inspired beverages and bites.

For more information on this promotion or to submit a proposal, please e-mail the sales department at CUNAM-RFP@andaz.com. For additional information on Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya, please visit our website at www.mayakoba.andaz.Hyatt.com

About Andaz Mayakoba Resort Rivera Maya

The newest addition to idyllic Mayakoba, Andaz Mayakoba Resort in Rivera Maya, Mexico invites guests to a hidden paradise – a place where style meets nature in an innovative hospitality experience. The resort’s breathtaking design reflects the native Mayan culture and features 214 guestrooms, including 41 luxury suites. Stimulating upscale experiences entertain guests, whether immersing in a lushly preserved mangrove environment, sunbathing in one of two outdoor pools, relaxing in the 10,000-square-foot Naum Wellness and Spa, experiencing the state-of-the-art Kimbo Kid’s Club, or unwinding on the pristine white sanded Caribbean beach. Additionally, four unique restaurants and bars offer the distinguished culinary experiences for which Andaz® hotels are known for, and all with stunning views of the pools, lagoon, and ocean. Andaz Mayakoba Resort brings to life locally inspired and indigenous experiences and authentic Mexican hospitality. For more information, please visit andazmayakoba.com and follow at facebook.com/andazmayakoba, twitter.com/andazmayakoba, and instagram.com/andazmayaoba.mx.

About Andaz

Global in scale while local in perspective, Andaz hotels weave the sights, sounds and tastes of their surroundings into each property for an experience that truly immerses guests in the eclectic culture of each local destination. Through personalized, unscripted service, Andaz creates a barrier-free environment where guests are encouraged to explore their personal sense of style and become inspired by the spirit of the culture around them. Sixteen Andaz hotels are currently open: Andaz 5th Avenue and Andaz Wall Street in New York, Andaz San Diego, Andaz West Hollywood, Andaz Napa, Andaz Scottsdale Resort and Spa, Andaz Savannah, Andaz Maui at Wailea, Andaz Ottawa Byward Market, Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya, Andaz Peninsula Papagayo in Costa Rica, Andaz London Liverpool Street, Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht, Andaz Delhi, Andaz Xintiandi in Shanghai, and Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills. For more information, please visit andaz.com. Follow @Andaz on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and tag photos with #WhenInAndaz.

CONTACT:
Fiona Paladino
Eleven Six PR
fiona@elevensixpr.com
646-586-5474

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