IHG announces signing of the first all-inclusive resort for its Kimpton brand

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IHG announces signing of the first all-inclusive resort for its Kimpton brand
Source: IHG
September 21, 2022

The boutique hotel brand expands its offer and presence in the Riviera Maya of Mexico

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces a new signing for its boutique brand Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, with the signing of its first all-inclusive resort. Together with Sunset World, resort owner and operator Playa Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort, Spa & Nature Park will bring the brand's signature luxury to Playa del Carmen in early 2024.

 This award-winning environmentally conscious resort, originally opening in November 2008, will not only be added to the Kimpton portfolio, but will also undergo an interior renovation to its 255 architecturally acclaimed guest rooms, suites and villas. Guests will enjoy amenities and activities such as 11 distinct culinary concepts, five swimming pools, a private beach, a world-class spa, fitness center, and various family facilities ranging from a kids' club to water sports. For those looking to meet or celebrate beachside, the resort will also house a total of 2,435 square meters of meeting and event space in 12 ballrooms.

 "This development is a testament to Kimpton's continued growth and broad resonance," said Kimpton CEO Mike DeFrino. "We couldn't have found better partners than Sunset World and Playa Hotels & Resorts to bring to life our first all-inclusive resort, and we believe our brand's hospitality will translate perfectly to this renowned destination in Mexico."

Located in the heart of the Riviera Maya in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, Kimpton Hacienda Tres Ríos will live up to its name thanks to the three freshwater rivers that flow through the Natural Park's 132 hectares of well-preserved tropical forest. Three Rivers. Throughout the complex and natural park, guests can explore 10 cenotes and discover more than 90 species of animals and 120 species of plants. As one of the natural treasures of the area, Tres Ríos is governed by strict environmental regulations for sustainable tourism.

Striking the delicate balance between luxurious amenities and environmental stewardship, the facility will appeal to both IHG One Rewards members and curious tourists seeking a one-of-a-kind all-inclusive experience. All guests can relax on the resort's tranquil beaches and explore the stunning grounds, whether it's through swimming, snorkeling, kayaking or guided tours of the mangrove forests.

"We are delighted to join in this partnership with Playa Hotels & Resorts and Kimpton Hotels," said Daniel Arroyo, Vice President of New Developments for Sunset World and a member of the Board. "With 30 years in the hotel industry, we know that we must continue to reinvent our business. We are confident that this new project will provide our guests with the new experiences they are looking for."

 The leading operator in the Mexican all-inclusive segment, Playa Hotels & Resorts, currently manages more than 10 hotels in Mexico. As the only company that manages hotels in this segment for multiple brands, they have successfully helped develop well-known brands such as Hyatt Zilara, Hyatt Ziva and Wyndham Alltra. Hacienda Tres Ríos marks its first beach resort with Kimpton and IHG.

"Playa is delighted to partner with IHG Hotels & Resorts with the first all-inclusive Kimpton," said Fernando Mulet, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Playa Hotels & Resorts. "With Kimpton's vision and proven experience, this new high-end boutique all-inclusive brand is a welcome addition to our portfolio of resorts. We are equally grateful for Sunset World's trust in allowing us to reposition and manage their luxury resort." environmentally responsible".

 Debuting its first all-inclusive, this resort will join the 72-room Kimpton Aluna Hotel in Tulum as Kimpton's second property in the Riviera Maya. The brand continues to grow in the Americas and internationally, with more than 25 hotels in 20 new global destinations, including Mexico City, Roatan, Bali and Shanghai, scheduled to open in the next three to five years.


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