MEXICO CITY--Grupo Posadas, parent of Fiesta Americana resorts and
Fiesta Inn hotels, is making significant strides in an expansion
effort that includes Mexico and Central America.
In Mexico, the firm opened the 253-room Fiesta Inn Morelia and
broke ground on a Fiesta Americana property in Puebla. The
initiatives are part of a program to grow the four-star Fiesta Inn
lineup with eight new hotels in Mexico by the end of the year and
boost the presence of the five-star Fiesta Americana brand.
The Fiesta Inn
product aims to cater to business and leisure travelers with
quality service at reasonable prices as well as facilities,
amenities and services suited for the business traveler.
The more upscale Fiesta Americana brand is geared toward leisure
travelers as well as business clients in city locations.
Fiesta Inn Morelia is situated in front of the Morelia
Convention Center and features a restaurant, a lobby bar, a gym, a
swimming pool and a business center.
Aside from the Morelia property, Grupo Posadas will unveil
Fiesta Inn properties in Monterrey, Puebla, Queretaro and
The firm's Fiesta Americana roster is being expanded with at
least five new properties.
The latest project to break ground is Fiesta Americana Puebla, a
$20 million project located in the La Vista Golf Club community.
The property will offer guests many amenities of the club.
La Vista is situated 15 minutes from the center of the city of
Puebla and 10 minutes from the convention center. The 200-room
hotel will target both business and leisure travelers. The property
will feature contemporary Mexican architecture, a restaurant, a
cafe, a snack bar, a lobby bar, a pool, a spa, a business center
and meeting space for up to 800 people. The hotel is expected to
open in the fall of 1999.
Other Fiesta Americana properties currently are being developed
in Los Cabos and the two new tourist zones in the state of Quintana
Roo: Riviera Maya and Costa Maya, located south of Cancun. The $70
million Los Cabos resort is scheduled to open in 1999 with a
250-room hotel. The project eventually is slated to include up to
The three properties under construction in Quintana Roo are set
to open by the winter of 1999. In the Riviera Maya, Fiesta
Americana Chemuyil is a $38 million project that initially will
feature 250 guest rooms. Subsequent phases will include an 18-hole
championship golf course and up to 750 additional rooms.
In the Costa Maya, two inclusive Fiesta Americana projects are
under way. Included are the 80-room Fiesta Americana Costa Maya,
which ultimately will feature up to 200 rooms, and the 40-room
Fiesta Americana Kohunlich.
Grupo Posadas' Mexico collection features 16 Fiesta Americana
resorts and 22 Fiesta Inn hotels.
Fiesta Americana and Fiesta Inn, Phone: (800) FIESTA-1 or (800)
9-BREAK-9 for air-inclusive bookings