Learn about the recognitions obtained by Grupo Xcaret in 2022!

We proudly share the most outstanding achievements of the year with you 

In 2022, Grupo Xcaret’s entertainment, adventure, relaxation and lodging options were consolidated and expanded in a strong year of recovery after the effects of the 2020 health contingency. 

Willing to continue developing extraordinary All-Fun Inclusive® experiences, we strive to strengthen our offer in sustainable tourism and thanks to our efforts, we have obtained numerous awards and recognitions. Read on to learn about Grupo Xcaret’s achievements this year. 

Xcaret Park and Hoteles Xcaret dazzle at the World Travel Awards 

In its 29th edition, the prestigious World Travel Awards recognized Parque Xcaret as the “Best Tour Operator in Latin America”, Hotel Xcaret Arte as the “New Leading Hotel in Mexico and Central America 2022”, and La Casa de la Playa as “Leading Boutique Hotel in Mexico 2022”. 

Francisco Gutierrez, Executive Director at Hoteles Xcaret, proudly spoke about the awards, demonstrating the high level of excellence that Grupo Xcaret offers guests, partners and visitors. “Both adults-only properties feature eco-inclusive architecture, are built sustainably, and pay homage to Mexican culture, its artisans, cuisine, wealth, and cultural heritage. We look forward to sharing our love for Mexico with those who come to the World Travel Awards looking for inspiration on where to go next,” he said. 

The World Travel Awards are considered the most prestigious and comprehensive in the global industry. Each year they tour the world with their Grand Tour, a series of regional gala ceremonies recognizing excellence on each continent, culminating in a Grand Final at the end of the year. This year, the 29th edition took place in Muscat, Oman. 

Hoteles Xcaret obtains nine acknowledgements at the Travvy Awards 

In the eighth edition of the Travvy Awards, Xcaret Park won the gold award for “Best Water Park in Mexico.” 

Likewise, Hoteles Xcaret obtained the significative amount of nine awards for the three properties that comprise the brand. Hotel Xcaret México obtained the gold medal for “Best All-Inclusive Family Hotel in Mexico” and a bronze for “Best All-Inclusive Hotel”. Hotel Xcaret Arte obtained a Bronze Award for “Best All-Inclusive Hotel for Adults/Couples”.  

La Casa de la Playa won three Gold Awards: “Best Luxury All-Inclusive Hotel in Mexico”, “Best Luxury Hotel in Mexico” and “Best Hotel Spa & Wellness in General”; a Silver Award: “Best General All-Inclusive Spa & Wellness Hotel”; and a Bronze one: “Best All-Inclusive Hotel in General”. 

“The jury casting the votes at the Travvy Awards is comprised by travel advisors, also known as the real travel influencers,” says TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Browman of the ceremony. The Travvy Awards are produced by TravelPulse, one of the world’s leading travel news agencies and whose editors nominate the candidates, in conjunction with AGENTatHOME, the only publication dedicated to work-at-home travel agents, whose members vote for the nominees.  

MexBest Awards by Quién magazine 

Hoteles Xcaret also participated in the MexBest Quién domestic awards, aimed at recognizing the best of the hotel and gastronomy industry in Mexico, obtaining four victories: 

Hotel Xcaret México won the “Best Family Escape” award in the Hospitality division, while La Casa de la Playa triumphed in the “Best Gourmet Experience” category, also in the Hospitality division, thanks to its Culinary Ensemble concept, which integrates the world-renowned chefs Martha Ortiz at Tuch de Luna, Virgilio Martínez at Estero, and the brothers Rodrigo, Daniel and Patricio Rivera-Rio at Lumbre and Centli. 

The readers of Quién Magazine participated by casting their votes in the Reader’s Choice Awards division, awarding Hotel Xcaret Arte as the “Best Hotel” and the Chino Poblano restaurant by chef Jonatán Gómez Luna at Hotel Xcaret Arte as “Best Restaurant”, by merging the oriental kitchens’ traditions with Puebla’s. It’s worth noting that Chino Poblano was also selected as one of the best 250 restaurants by the Mexico Gastronomic Guide in 2022. 

Both the selection of the candidates and the award ceremony were carried out by a jury of 25 experts in hospitality and gastronomy, as well as by passionate travelers who are also readers the publication. Over three months, this group selected 90 restaurants and 20 hotels from 24 cities. 

Miguel Quintana Pali received recognition for his career 

Amid the Food and Travel Hospitality Awards, Grupo Xcaret’s founder and CEO, architect Miguel Quintana Pali, received a very special recognition for his extensive and impressive career in the sustainable tourism industry, which has positioned him as one of the most important entrepreneurs in Mexico along more than three decades. 

Grupo Xcaret’s Digital Ecosystem Recognized at the World Tourism Trends Summit 

At the closing gala dinner of the World Tourism Trends Summit (WTTS), Grupo Xcaret was recognized with the Business Innovation Tourism Award for prominently promoting the transformation of its digital ecosystem to promote their tourist services. 

This event meant the first meeting of the WTTS in Mexico, and was promoted by the Federation of National Tourism Entrepreneurs (Fetur). Fetur digital specialists and strategists verified that Grupo Xcaret complied with all the guidelines and provided its guests, members and visitors with safe and reliable shopping experiences on its official digital channels. 

TripAdvisor confirms seal of excellence for seven parks 

In the most recent installment of TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Awards, Xcaret, Xel-Há, Xavage, Xenses and Xplor parks, as well as the Xenotes and Xichén tours endorsed their status of “Best Attraction” in 2022 thanks to the votes and reviews of the platform users. 

This award recognizes attractions with excellent ratings and opinions, placing them among the 10 percent of the best in the world. 

The Condé Nast Reader’s Choice Awards recognize Hotel Xcaret México 

Hotel Xcaret México ranked as one of the best hotels in the category “The Best 20 Hotels in Eastern Mexico” in the most recent edition of the Condé Nast Reader’s Choice Awards, thanks to both the hotel’s family-friendly amenities and services included in its All-Fun Inclusive® concept, unique in the world in offering access and transportation to both the parks and the Cancun airport. 

The Condé Nast Reader’s Choice Awards is the oldest and most prestigious recognition in the industry, with the magazine’s first issue dating back to 1909. Its more than 800,000 readers submit responses rating their travel experiences. 

What did you think of the 2022 awards for Grupo Xcaret? Is there one in which you would nominate or reward us? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section.