Sol Meliá Hotel Group Going Strong in 2008

Tianguis – Acapulco- April 2008. Once again this year Sol Meliá has been included amongst the top 100 Spanish companies with the best corporate reputation according to the ranking by the Spanish Corporate Reputation Monitor (Merco), an evaluation system similar to the published annually by Fortune magazine in the United States.

Sol Meliá has always been included in this select ranking since its creation in 2001, and this year has risen 26 places to 71st position, compared to the above the 97th position of last year. The fact that Sol Meliá appears in the report by Merco is another sign of recognition for the efforts made by the company to improve its brands, the quality of its services, and its commitment to the environment, the latter a subject for which the company has also earned important recognition in general.

Sol Meliá also expects this recognition to be yet another reason for pride in the company amongst its more than 32,000 employees, the company’s most important asset. The hotel chain has received other important awards in this area. It was named the leading hotel chain in the world in corporate reputation according a list prepared by the Reputation Institute of New York and published by Forbes magazine, coming in at number two amongst tourism and travel companies and the fourth highest ranked Spanish company.

Sol Meliá came 31st in the list of the top 100 Spanish companies to work for in June 2007 in the Mercopersonas study organised by the same company that measured corporate reputation. Following with the Sol Melià strategic plan, its portfolio of hotels have had a restructure and due to this premium brands for the company are conformed by: Gran Melià, Paradisus and Gran Melià.

Gran Meliá is the ambassador of a distinctly Spanish brand of world-class hotels and resort characterized by superior service developed over 50 years’ experience internationally. With nearly 4.000 rooms in 12 properties world-wide, the Gran Meliá Hotels and Resorts brand is the premier collection of Sol Meliá Worldwide.

Gran Melia Cancun

The brand’s most representative hotel in the Mexican Caribbean offers more than rooms and has been awarded with the AAA Four Diamond recognition. The hotel had a multimillion renovation and the Royal Service Tower comprehends 137 rooms member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

Spa Gran Meliá Cancun, the most renowned resort on Cancun’s hotel zone, has introduced a new state-of-the-art gym to provide guests the opportunity to stay fit and holistically balanced while visiting one of the most sought-after beach destinations in the world. The Yhi Spa Wellness Center becomes a part of the resort’s unique spa concept, Yhi Spa, a Leading Spa of the World.

A new member of Leading Spas of the World, Yhi Spa at Gran Meliá Cancun has achieved the industry’s highest honor. Out of 104 Leading Spas, Yhi Spa is only the second in Cancun to receive the accolade, where members must pass a rigorous, anonymous inspection comprised of 200 different criteria.

The design hotels in Mexico

ME by Meliá Cancun has been the whole success from his throwing, occupying a relevant position in the destination, thanks to his great transformation, that turns it into a hotel with personality, based with experiences and characterized by the passion for the service, his contemporaneous design, his International cuisine of merger and the taste for the music of the world. These attributes have led it to being recognized with the four diamonds of the AAA and his strategy of communication and public relations was distinguished with the prize Adrian Award in his first version for Latinoamerica , for the HSMAI.

ME Cancún is a hotel built purely for pleasure with every comfort supported by the latest technology and an Aura Experience Manager who ensures that all guests experience a personalized culture within this lively retreat.

Each of the 448 guest rooms, including 32 Loft Suites, four Level Suites, and four Passion Suites offer stunning ocean and sunset lagoon views. All of the rooms have been artfully refurbished by world renowned architect Alvaro Sans in collaboration with architectural firm Interarq, designer Rebecca Perez, and celebrated Mexican artist, Yuri Zatarain. Together they recreated each of the guest rooms in warm, rich colors with meticulous attention to detail. Additionally, rooms feature custom-made wood and stone furniture by Zatarain that has been etched by hand using shells and other elements to create sea-life scenes. Each piece of furniture is a one-of-a-kind work of art that carries a certificate of authenticity.

The celebrities: Cindy Crawford, Tara Raid, The Kardashians sisters, Adrien Granier, Marta Sanchez, Diego Luna, Gael García Bernal, are some of the personalities that have lodged at our hotels, that there have turned favorites of organizers of fashionable and sports events as golf and pole.


The hotel have turned a place extremely energetic and entertaining thanks also for the alliance with internationally active acquaintance of night places of leisure Rande Gerber, and his brother Scott, on having operated the Rose Bar. As same as Me Madrid, the Beach House and the Infinity Bar, next to the swimming pool only for adults set with the pace of the music of renowned international DJ’s.

Yhi Spa wellness center

Guests enjoy a balanced stay, where a busy day is complemented by ME by Melia’s signature Yhi Spa – the first in Cabo San Lucas. This marks the second Yhi Spa to open at a ME property, having made its debut at ME Cancun.

Inspired by ancient healing traditions, the 7,036 square foot boutique spa includes world-class Fitness, Hydrotherapy and Relaxation Centers. The Fitness Center features free-weights, machines and cardiovascular equipment, a YHI MOVES Studio complete with an outdoor movement garden and special group Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates classes. A Hydrotherapy Ritual Center features indoor/outdoor relaxation areas (YHI RELAX), thermo-hydrotherapy experiences, a native Temascal sweat lodge and an outdoor waterfall which provides a cascade-shower, while the Relaxation Center offers reflexology paths and a complete selection of signature spa treatments.

The Yhi Spa concept is based on the four elements – earth, water, air and fire – as well as a careful orchestration of space, with open areas and the encouraged interaction with varied textures – stone, wood, glass and bamboo – that emit luxurious minimalism. The goal is to create an overall sense of serenity for guests, from the resort’s Asian-inspired Eco-Spa and water ritual area, to the multi-sensory ambience of intoxicating scents and mystical sounds.

As part of Yhi Spa’s holistic approach and methods, the wellness center offers Yhi Moves featuring fitness, personal training and wellness activities specially designed to meet guests’ desires for achieving the perfect wellness balance. Experienced personal trainers assess each guest’s individual needs and develop customized exercise programs best suited to them.

ME by Meliá Cabo

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico – ME Cabo is redefining Cabo as a destination with its style, sophistication and sensuality. Having completed a multi-million dollar renovation in 2007, the property is already the most fashionable hotel in one of the most captivating destinations in Mexico. ME Cabo is part of a select group of seductive, urban and resort destination hotels under the ME by Melia umbrella that combine an intimate style of warmth and Latin flair while delivering experiences that are an extension of guests’ individual life-rhythms.

A lively, sexy, energetic atmosphere fills the hotel. ME Cabo’s 150 rooms and suites were created by Rebeca Perez of Interarq in collaboration with architect Álvaro Sanz.

Nestled on the sands of Playa el Médano, the property is situated on the only swimmable beach in Cabo San Lucas, as it is protected against the strong currents of Mar de Cortes. Within a short walking distance of downtown restaurants and shops, ME Cabo is captivating travelers who have a taste for stimulating art, international cuisine, and world music. Designed for the discerning guest, ME Cabo fuses innovative design with local flavors that encourage guests to move seamlessly within the surroundings, transitioning them from their daily routines into an inspirational existence that is indulgent…energizing…and daring.

Paintings and sculptures by celebrated Mexican artist, Yuri Zatarain, are on display in every guest room and all public spaces. The Aura Experience Manager skillfully orchestrates the ambiance of the hotel, ensuring that all guests are immersed in a personalized cultural experience within an exhilarating retreat – a place that resonates with a passion for life.

While ME Cabo boasts three world-class restaurants, The Passion Club Restaurant & Lounge is ME Cabo’s centerpiece of cuisine. The smart-casual feel of the Passion Club is created within the context of three different spaces. Guests can start their morning with a healthy breakfast on the patio of the Passion Club Restaurant with views of the sea or savor an intimate nighttime dinner of Mexican fusion cuisine. Patrons can enjoy signature cocktails, tapas and premium tequilas at the neon-lit bar or lounge outside on daybeds by a fire pit, listening to DJ’s spinning music or taking in live performances. The Passion Club is the place to see and be seen. Guests can mingle with locals and visitors from other hotels who gather to enjoy the sophisticated atmosphere at the only club in Cabo San Lucas.

Nikki Beach

All guests of the hotel are offered preferred access to Nikki Beach, the ultimate in international nightlife scene, overlooking the sands of Playa el Médano and an extension of the personalized service and electric atmosphere of ME Cabo. One of ten worldwide and described by the London Observer as “the sexiest place on earth,” Nikki Beach features pool-side Opium day beds, live musical performances and the hottest DJs – day or night the party doesn’t stop. Diners can enjoy the best in “global cuisine” a culinary interpretation of Asian and Mediterranean dishes al fresco under illuminated lanterns and for special occasions, romantic dinners can be arranged under the stars of Playa el Médano with a private server.


Having in mind our guests preferences we have designed specific packages such as:

Pet Me: Pets are welcomed at our 3 hotels, a special kit is available on premises as well as a pet sitter upon request.

Bachelors/ Bachelorettes, Special programs available to enjoy with friends are becoming very popular.

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