Cancun's JW Marriott & CasaMagna Properties Shine With Top AAA Diamond Honors

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Beachfront Resorts Consistently Rank Among Best in U.S., Canada, Mexico & the Caribbean

JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa has been recognized among the top .25 percent of hotels in U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean as a AAA Five Diamond property for the eighth consecutive year. The resort’s sister property, CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort also received high marks from AAA this year, honored with the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award for the 21st year in a row.

AAA ranks approximately 60,000 properties each year, bestowing only 179 properties, less than one percent, with the coveted Five Diamond Award. JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa is one of only 15 hotels in Mexico to earn the distinction this year. CasaMagna Marriott’s Four Diamond ranking is similarly remarkable with only 3.5 percent of lodgings and restaurants earning the Four Diamond designation in 2013.

“Earning a Five Diamond Award for the eighth consecutive year is a testament to the standard of luxury and service we uphold for our guests year after year,” said Christopher Calabrese, vice president and general manager of JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa. “Our team is honored to receive this prestigious award and will continue in our efforts to provide guests with the ultimate vacation experience.”

AAA’s professionally trained inspectors use published guidelines to evaluate lodgings and restaurants throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean, rating them on a scale of one to five Diamonds, based on comfort, cleanliness, service and hospitality. The AAA Five Diamond Award is reserved for exemplary properties that reflect the ultimate in luxury and sophistication by delivering impeccable service and maintaining first class standards of excellence.

About JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International’s luxury portfolio and consists of beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels cater to today’s sophisticated, self-assured travelers, offering them the quiet luxury they seek in a warmly authentic, relaxed atmosphere lacking in pretense. JW Marriott properties artfully provide highly crafted, anticipatory experiences that are reflective of their locale so that their guests have the time to focus on what is most important to them. Currently, there are 63 JW Marriott hotels in 25 countries; by 2016 the portfolio is expected to encompass more than 90 properties over 30 countries. Visit us online,, @jwmarriott and

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