Specalized magazine MDC: The Meeting Planner’s Magazine conducted a survey with its panel of experts during the months of February and March to form their “Top 20 Small Luxury Hotels for Meetings Mexico 2013” list.
For the sixth consecutive year, Casa Velas Hotel in Puerto Vallarta was placed on the list; formulated by entrepreneurs, directors and leaders in event organization.
The categories and points to qualify were:
Hotel and facilities (number and physical condition of the rooms/suites, capacity and physical condition of meeting rooms, furniture, equipment, business centers, spaces in public areas, golf course, Spa, tennis court and gym among others).
Food and Beverages (quality, presentation and price).
Hotel staff (service, emergency response and assembly).
The results were released to over 8,000 subscribers and 24,000 readers of the magazine.
About Casa Velas
Casa Velas is a boutique hotel with private Ocean Club, located on the 18-hole Marina Vallarta golf course. It is the recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award. Located just five minutes from the Puerto Vallarta Airport and 15 minutes from the city center, art galleries and the Malecón, the hotel has 80 suites, private pools and Jacuzzi. Its boutique Spa has five treatment rooms, hydrotherapy area, beauty salon, and modern fitness center overlooking the garden.
Casa Velas’ restaurant Emiliano restaurant offers gourmet Mexican and international cuisine á la carte and is managed by one of the best chefs in the region. The hotel was recently selected by TripAdvisor® as one of the top 10 hotels in three categories: Luxury, Relaxation/Spa and Romance, earning it the Travelers’ Choice® Award in 2011; in the 2012 edition of the same award, Casa Velas was named among the 10 Best All Inclusive Hotels in Mexico and the World. Expedia® also included Casa Velas on its exclusive list, Expedia Insiders’ Select™, which recognizes and recommends the best hotels for excellent service worldwide.