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Aiming for Excellence

Creating the extraordinary means never standing still, even upon receiving recognition for what we’ve accomplished. Every time Vidanta receives an award or accolade, we see it as confirmation that we’re on the right path, and use it as further motivation to see what we can achieve next—what new experience we can bring to our guests.

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AAA FIVE DIAMOND AWARD
The AAA Five Diamond Award is the highest recognition given by AAA regarding excellence by restaurants or hotels/resorts. We are very proud to have received this distinction for the following resort hotels:
Grand Luxxe Nuevo Vallarta Grand Luxxe Riviera Maya
AAA FOUR DIAMOND AWARD
The AAA Four Diamond Award is the second-highest recognition awarded by AAA based on excellence. Many of our resort hotels have received this distinction, including the following:
The Grand Bliss Nuevo Vallarta The Grand Mayan Nuevo Vallarta The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya The Grand Mayan Los Cabos
AAA THREE DIAMOND AWARD
The AAA Three Diamond Award is the third-highest level of recognition given by AAA. The following resort hotels have received this distinction:
Mayan Palace Nuevo Vallarta Mayan Palace Riviera Maya Mayan Palace Puerto Peñasco
CRISTAL CERTIFICATION
Vidanta participates in a voluntary benchmarking program known as Cristal International Standards, which measures and manages hospitality best practices, ensuring high standards of quality. The following resort hotels have received Cristal Certification:
Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta (All resorts) Vidanta Riviera Maya (All resorts) The Grand Mayan Los Cabos Mayan Palace Puerto Peñasco Mayan Palace Mazatlán
EARTHCHECK
EarthCheck is the tourism industry’s leading benchmarking system for sustainability and environmental compliance. The following Vidanta destinations have been recognized by EarthCheck:
EarthCheck Platinum — Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta EarthCheck Platinum — Vidanta Riviera Maya EarthCheck Platinum — Vidanta Los Cabos EarthCheck Gold — Vidanta Acapulco EarthCheck Gold — Vidanta Puerto Peñasco
RCI GOLD CROWN RESORT
This award is given by RCI to resorts that exceed specific standards in the areas of housekeeping, maintenance, hospitality, and check-in/check-out procedures. We are honored to call many of our resort hotels RCI Gold Crown Resorts:
The Grand Bliss Riviera Maya The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya The Grand Mayan Los Cabos Mayan Palace Riviera Maya Mayan Palace Mazatlán
RCI HOSPITALITY AWARD
The RCI Hospitality Award is presented for consistently high ratings in the check-in/check-out and hospitality categories. The following resort hotels have been recognized for this honor:
The Grand Bliss Riviera Maya The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya The Grand Mayan Los Cabos Mayan Palace Riviera Maya
THE UNITED NATIONS WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION DISTINCTION “S”
The UNWTO is responsible for the promotion of accountable, sustainable, and universally accessible tourism. In association with the UNWTO and supported by EarthCheck and The Rainforest Alliance, the Distinction “S” is given by the Mexican Secretary of Tourism to the following Vidanta destinations:
Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta Vidanta Riviera Maya Vidanta Los Cabos Vidanta Puerto Peñasco
GREAT PLACE TO WORK MEXICO
The Great Place to Work organization measures employee feedback about their employers’ policies, programs, and practices to come up with Best Workplaces lists. Vidanta has been evaluated annually under this model and, since participating, has been recognized as one of the 100 Great Places to Work for in Mexico. Every year since 2013, including 2018, Vidanta has earned the distinction of being in the top 10 on the Great Place to Work® in Mexico list.