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Apple’s Clientele Gives High Marks to Chain’s Properties in Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Mexico

IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts proudly accepted distinguished honors at the 2012 Golden Apple Awards luncheon and 2012 Crystal Apple Awards hosted and presented by Apple Vacations. Taking home 16 Golden Apple Hotel Awards, IBEROSTAR Vice President of Sales & Marketing, John Long, was also presented with two Crystal Apple Awards from Tim Mullen, Co-President of Apple Vacations.

Apple Vacations carries more leisure travelers to Mexico and the Dominican Republic than any vacation company worldwide, and is one of the nation’s leading vacation companies to the Caribbean, Central America and Hawaii. Its Crystal Apple and Golden Apple Hotels awards are considered among the most illustrious awards in the travel industry and are voted on by Apple Vacations travelers who complete the company’s "Vacation Satisfaction Questionnaires" following their stays. These awards set standards for quality in accommodations and service among brands and respective properties offered by Apple Vacations in order to better assist travelers in choosing their ideal stay.

Crystal Apple Awards, the most prestigious accolades given by Apple Vacations, were given to the brand’s most luxurious properties. The IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Paraíso in Riviera Maya, Mexico was recognized as "Best All-Inclusive Resort" and IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Bávaro in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic was given the distinction of "Best Staff & Service – Caribbean." Golden Apple Hotel Awards were also bestowed upon these two luxurious, adults-only hotels, as well as the brand’s other luxury property in the Caribbean – the IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Rose Hall in Jamaica.

The following upscale, family-friendly properties were also awarded Golden Apple Hotels awards:



  • IBEROSTAR Cancún
  • IBEROSTAR Cozumel
  • IBEROSTAR Paraíso Maya
  • IBEROSTAR Paraíso Lindo
  • IBEROSTAR Paraíso del Mar



  • IBEROSTAR Bávaro
  • IBEROSTAR Costa Dorada
  • IBEROSTAR Dominicana
  • IBEROSTAR Hacienda Dominicus
  • IBEROSTAR Punta Cana



  • IBEROSTAR Rose Hall Beach
  • IBEROSTAR Rose Hall Suites


With more than 100 properties worldwide, IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts prides itself on a strong commitment to quality and outstanding service. The brand currently offers 18 properties in Mexico and the Caribbean, ranging from the luxurious, adults-only Grand Collection to couple- and family-friendly Premium Gold and Premium category resorts, offering a variety of ideal locations. Amenities range from world-class spas and gourmet dining to 18-hole Championship golf (varies by property).

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