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The Palace at Playa Grande, Dominican Republic Touts
Access Hotels & Resorts Focus on
Independent Brand Concepts 

LAS COLINAS, TX (MAY 5, 2010) — Access Hotels & Resorts expands its distinctive and innovative lodging reputation with the recent opening of its latest premier resort, The Palace at Playa Grande, located on the northern coast of Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic. The Palace truly exemplifies Access’ focus on creating independent brand concepts tailored to each property’s unique attributes and ownership expectations.

As a distinct destination, The Palace embraces noble grandeur, elegance, and refinement. Long considered the “perfect” hideaway for celebrities, the resort has acres of tropical gardens, shimmering ocean and golden sands along a 1000 foot private seasonal beach. Moreover, this unique resort offers guests serene, exclusive and personalized experiences that are unparalleled in luxury and service.

Access boasts a diverse portfolio of properties, with a primary focus on luxury and upscale independent assets. Along with The Palace, other Access properties include The Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles; Woodcliff Hotel and Spa and The Brookwood Inn, Rochester, New York; The Allegria Hotel and Spa, New York; among other noted locations. 

The company is led by three distinguished industry veterans with more than sixty years of combined experience. The executive team manages its properties with hands-on execution and attention. As Access continues to expand its presence, the company pledges to be disciplined in its growth to ensure the continued provision of senior-management attention to every hotel it serves. 

“With our corporate backgrounds and experiences with virtually every type of hotel and brand, our goal is to continually help and improve asset value for our hotel property owners,” said Tom Baker, managing principal and chief executive officer, Access Hotels & Resorts. “We are dedicated in helping our owners maximize the value of their assets, while delivering a quality experience for our guests.” 

“Our mission is unique, particularly with a one-of-a-kind luxury property such as The Palace,” added Baker.

Headquartered in Las Colinas/Irving, TX, Access Hotels & Resorts has earned its reputation as an innovator in managing, marketing, and developing distinctive lodging destinations. This experienced hotel management company has a proven track record among all segments of the industry. Access Hotels & Resorts are approved operators for Small Luxury Hotels, Starwood Hotels and Resorts and the Intercontinental Hotel Group. The company has garnered AAA 4 Diamond awards for four hotels.


Susan Morrow

Also See: Access Hotels & Resorts Adds THE WILSHIRE - Los Angeles to Portfolio / February 2010

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