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For The Second Year In A Row, Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Wins 2008
“Most Excellent Spa Hotel” Award By Condé Nast Johansens Luxury Hotel Guide

Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico (February 11, 2008) – Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort was named the 2008 “Most Excellent Spa Hotel” in Mexico and Central America for the second year in a row by Condé Nast Johansens, the international luxury travel guide owned by Condé Nast Publications Ltd. The all-inclusive resort located in Banderas Bay, Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, came out on top in a competition with two other 2008 nominees for the award, which was announced on January 25th by Lesley O’Malley-Keyes, VP & Publishing Director, The Americas.
“Grand Velas is pleased to win this award once again,” said Oscar Cruces, Grand Velas Director General. “We are honored to be chosen by Conde Nast Johansens’ discerning readers and our esteemed guests.’’ 
Condé Nast Johansens selected the winners from among 326 properties featured in the 2008 Recommended Hotels, Inns, Resorts & Spas – The Americas, Atlantic, Caribbean and Pacific, and the extended coverage of Canada and Central and South America.  Inspectors, readers and hotel guests voted for the winners. 
In Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and a recipient of the AAA Five-Diamond Award. Located just 15 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta on Banderas Bay, Grand Velas features 267 ocean-view suites, ultra spacious Spa Suites in the resort's new tower and new three-bedroom and two-bedroom Imperial Suites.  Grand Velas Spa is the crown jewel of the resort and a member of Leading Spas of the World. The spa features 20 treatment rooms, over 80 spa treatments, a high-performance gym and exercise room, spa boutique and a beauty salon. Five restaurants, three of which are gourmet, feature stylish decor and a la carte choices for French, Italian or Mexican cuisine. The resort also offers tiered three-temperature infinity pools with iPod minis, tennis court, 12,702 sq feet of meeting space, special entertainment for adults and kids and the new Kids Club.  For more information please call 1-877-398-2784 or visit

Aimet Arill or Megan Sterritt
KWE Group

Also See: Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Awarded AAA Five Diamond-Award for Second Year in a Row / November 2007
Grand Velas All Suites & SPA Resort Awarded AAA Five-Diamond Award; The Only Luxury All-Inclusive Property in Nuevo Vallarta and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and only Family Friendly All Inclusive in North America to Receive Prestigious Award / October 2006
Oscar Cruces Named Director General of Grand Velas All Suites & SPA Resort Hotel, Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico / October 2006

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