All Inclusive Collection recently held its first Showstopper Awards Show for Tour Operators at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya’s Club Heaven (www.hrhrivieramaya.com).
Honoring the North American Tour Operators and their valued partnerships with All Inclusive Collection, the Showstopper Awards recognized their wedding expertise, creative ideas, sales support, cutting-edge strategy and much more.
“Getting caught up in the day to day stress of our jobs can be somewhat challenging. The All Inclusive Collection’s Showstopper Awards allows us to escape, enjoy and be recognized for what we are all so passionate about. Having an amazing product makes it easy,” said Teresa Pereira, director of product development at Air Canada Vacations and winner of “Ms. Hard Rock.”
The All Inclusive Collection created the Showstopper Awards as a way to recognize Tour Operators for their diligence and fortitude in selling the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels in Mexico. The ceremony served to celebrate the partners as well as showcase the latest hotel products and brand initiatives such as the newly rebranded Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, along with the newly-launched Bret Michaels Rock Star Suite. Among the impressive awards taken home this year, the distinguished group of winners included the following:
• Top Wedding Producer /Canada =Transat Tours
• Top Wedding Producer /USA =Travel Impressions
• Top Field Sales /Canada = Air Canada Vacations
• Top Field Sales / USA = The Mark Travel Corporation
• Top Producer Groups/ Canada = Air Canada Vacations
• Top Producer Groups/ USA = Travel Impressions
• Top Leisure Sales/ Canada = Sunwing Vacations
• Top Leisure Sales/ USA = The Mark Travel Corporation
• Top Sales – Online Travel Agency = Expedia Inc.
• Kiss Ass Service = Classic Vacations
• Kick Ass Marketing = US Airways Vacations
• Up and Coming Artist = Booking.com
• International Rockstar = Flight Centre
• Crossover Award = Vacations Express
• Top Sales- Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta = The Mark Travel Corporation
• Overall Top Sales – Hard Rock Hotel Cancun = Travel Impressions
• Top Sales- Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya = The Mark Travel Corporation
• Best Video = Exclusive Group Travel
• Mr. Hard Rock = Matthew Anderson
• Ms. Hard Rock = Teresa Pereira
• Top Overall Sales in North America = The Mark Travel Corporation
Located just off the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea, Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya features 1,264 guestrooms with balcony, terrace views or new, expansive sky terrace options with picturesque views, hydro tubs in each room, shopping, and the largest celebrity-branded Rock Star Suite in the Hard Rock International collection designed by legendary singer Bret Michaels.
The resort also has expansive outdoor pools and private beach, nine restaurants, eight bars and lounges, in addition to 88,915 square feet of meeting and event space.
Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya offers several youth-friendly components including HIT Entertainment’s Little Big Club, Teens Lounge & Club, snorkeling and kayaking.