Hard Rock International Welcomes Hard Rock Hotel Cancun, An All Inclusive Experience, To Growing Hotel Portfolio

Orlando, Fla. – 2012-12-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hard Rock International – with hotel locations from Bali and San Diego to Singapore and Macau – announced the official grand opening of Hard Rock Hotel Cancun on Oct. 18 – 21, 2012, where guests enjoyed behind the velvet rope access to the legendary guitar smash and performances by the Grammy-Award winning Goo Goo Dolls and Grammy nominated, international rap sensation Flo Rida. To celebrate the opening of the third All Inclusive Collection resort in conjunction with Hard Rock International, located in the desirable leisure and vacation destination of Cancun, attendees experienced an all-access pass with three days of rockin’ music, memories and memorabilia.

“We are extremely pleased with our collaboration with the All Inclusive Collection and look forward to continued success after the opening of the newest property in Cancun,” said Michael Shindler, executive vice president of Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos. “As the third all-inclusive Hard Rock property, in addition to Punta Cana and Vallarta, we’re certain Hard Rock Hotel Cancun will exceed expectations through the high quality service, classic Hard Rock vibe and incredible value the reputable All Inclusive Collection brand will bring to the property.”

With more than 600 rooms, five restaurants and five bars/lounges on property, 45,000 square feet of meeting space and unsurpassed services, Hard Rock Hotel Cancun also provides guests with access to a variety of area attractions – making it the ideal destination for work, family and play. The 12-story marvel sparkles against the brilliance of the white sand beach and the Caribbean Sea, offering Hard Rock’s signature Rock Star Suites and extensive collection of authentic memorabilia from international music artists, while incorporating diverse music genres throughout. In keeping with the Hard Rock tradition, the property will host live concerts and other exciting on-site events.

“Hard Rock Hotel Cancun is one of only three all inclusive Hard Rock Hotels in the world – with a fourth on the way in 2013,” said All Inclusive Collection Chief Operating Officer, Rafael Chapur. “With fine execution, custom memorabilia and unmatched guest services, we look forward to providing truly unique all-day, all-night, all-inclusive experiences for guests of all ages.”

Exclusively designed by Gettys, an award winning, creative and innovative team of hospitality experts, Hard Rock Hotel Cancun immediately transcends guests into the edgy, rockstar vibe featuring a signature “Welcome to the Jungle” design. The larger than life guitar-shaped driveway provides the ultimate VIP entrance, followed by the lobby’s neon-lit glass staircase, sheer metallic curtains and dramatic lighting to enhance the custom rockstar memorabilia lining the walls, showcasing signature pieces from Paul McCartney, Melissa Etheridge, Alice in Chains and more.

Internationally recognized as a world-class entertainment and lifestyle brand, Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos offer stylish and contemporary design, unparalleled service and the thread that unites them all – music. Hard Rock’s current Hotel and Casino portfolio is located in the world’s most enviable resort destinations, as well as urban gateway cities. Hard Rock Hotels cater to the evolving and distinctive needs of today’s cosmopolitan, modern travelers, who seek a reprieve from traditional, predictable properties, whether for business or leisure travel.

For more information or to book a stay at any of the Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, please visit www.hardrockhotels.com.

About Hard Rock International
With a total of 178 venues in 55 countries, including 139 cafes and 18 Hotels/Casinos, Hard Rock International is one of the world’s most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. In addition to the two flagship Seminole Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos in Tampa and Hollywood, Fla., Hard Rock Hotels/Casinos are located in Las Vegas, Biloxi, Orlando, Chicago, San Diego, Pattaya, Bali, Macau, Penang, Singapore, Punta Cana, Panama, Cancun and Vallarta.  Additional hotel and casino projects planned to open include Riviera Maya in 2013 and Abu Dhabi in 2014.  Additional announced hotel and casino projects include Aruba, Hungary, Northfield Park, Shenzhen and Haikou.  Hard Rock International is owned by Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment, Inc. For further details on Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos, visit www.hardrockhotels.com.  For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com, www.hardrockhotels.com, or www.facebook.com/hardrock.

Hard Rock Hotel Cancun
Hard Rock Hotel Cancun is a 12-story all-inclusive marvel that sparkles against the brilliance of the sugar white sand beach and the Caribbean Sea. The resort’s 601 guest rooms include ocean or lagoon views and balconies to enjoy the cool tropic breeze. Guests relax at expansive pools with two swim up bars, three Jacuzzis including two on the raised infinity terrace or at the spa’s six outdoor palapa style massage rooms. Active guests enjoy an array of all-inclusive amenities including a fully equipped fitness center, sporting games and nightly live entertainment at the new outdoor amphitheatre. Dining delights include five acclaimed international restaurants and five bars and lounges.

All Inclusive Collection accommodations start at $171 per person, per night, based on double occupancy.

To book a stay at the all inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Cancun, visit www.hrhcancun.com or call (888) 762-5002.

About All Inclusive Collection
The All Inclusive Collection spearheads sales and marketing efforts for premier, luxury resort properties throughout Mexico and the Caribbean, including Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic (the world’s first all inclusive Hard Rock Hotel) and three Mexico properties – Hard Rock Hotel Cancun, Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta and Aventura Palace (soon to be rebranded Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in 2013). These four properties are owned and operated by RCD Resorts under licensing agreements from Hard Rock International. RCD Resorts exclusively contracts the All Inclusive Collection for the sales and marketing of its all inclusive Hard Rock Hotels. Led by Chief Operating Officer Rafael Chapur, the All Inclusive Collection offers a one-of-a-kind, “all day, all night, all-inclusive” vacation experience, and plans to expand its portfolio in Mexico and the Caribbean with new luxury properties that will continue to shift the sands of all-inclusive. For additional information, visit www.hrhallinclusive.com.