CANCUN, Mexico -- You could say that the Melia Cancun Convention
Center Beach & Spa Resort here is getting the gran
Sol Melia said it will spend $32 million to upgrade the 680-room
hotel to its luxury Gran Melia brand, effective Sept. 15.
One wing of the hotel with 132 rooms will offer the brand's
Royal Service, which includes dedicated check-in/check-out, butler
service, concierge, breakfast and nightly cocktails served in a
private lounge, and upgraded amenities.
After the upgrade, the Gran Melia Cancun will be the 10th Gran
Melia hotel worldwide, the fourth in Latin America and the second
in Mexico, joining the Gran Melia Reforma in Mexico City.
The hotel features the largest indoor garden atrium in the
Caribbean, spa with outdoor spa treatment cabanas, fitness center,
five restaurants, a nine-hole golf course and 31,000 square feet of
For information or reservations, call (800) 336-3542 or visit
the Web at www.solmelia.com.