Mazatlán and Puerto Morelos Win the Coveted “World Travel Awards 2019”

El Cid Resorts is thrilled to join the announcement that Mazatlán and Puerto Morelos in Riviera Maya shined internationally by winning the “World Travel Awards 2019”, well known as the Oscars of the travel industry that celebrate destinations worldwide in different categories.

Mazatlán is now the best destination of México and Central America for winning in the category, “Mexico & Central America’s Leading City Destination 2019”. It is important to highlight that this is the second time that the Pearl of the Pacific has been awarded with this distinction.

In the Mexican Caribbean, the enchanting fishing village of Puerto Morelos won as a “Mexico’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 2019”, for offering the best activities and fun for all ages. 

World Travel Awards™ was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. Today, the World Travel Awards™ brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence.

Recognized for its 12 miles of warm beaches, exquisite cuisine of international fame, 4.5 miles of spectacular Malecón (boardwalk) with impressive sunsets, the highest natural lighthouse in the world, a Carnival with 120 years of tradition – the oldest in México – creators of the traditional band music rhythm, and the most important Historic District in the Northwest of México are some of the things that made Mazatlán win this important award.

The renowed pristine beaches of Puerto Morelos, like its most iconic beach “Ventanas al Mar” that recently was distinguished with the Blue Flag Certification, an international recognition issued by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) that establishes the highest standards in environmental management and stewardship along its natural attractions, exciting water activities like snorkel, kayak, paddle board, winsurf and its world famous fishing are the reasons why international and national tourists visit this destination every single year.

El Cid Resorts, a staple of México’s hospitality and cultural experiences, is renovating how travelers define their vacation experience in its four hotels in Mazatlán and two in Puerto Morelos offering fun activities for all ages, delicious cuisine in all its specialty restaurants and the warmest service. El Cid resorts, also has presence in the enchanting island of Cozumel which was chosen as “The Best Cruise Destination in the Caribbean and the Riviera Maya”, during the fourth edition of the 2019 Cruisers’ Choice Awards, issued by the Cruise Critics.