Isla Mujeres, Q.R. — A new hotel association for Costa Mujeres has been created and sworn in. The news of the new association was made earlier this year, however, it wasn’t until the recent long weekend that the association members were finally sworn in.
Bernardo Cueto Riestra, the state’s Secretary of Tourism, swore Ramón Roselló in as the new president of the Costa Mujeres Hotel Association. During the ceremony, Cueto stressed the importance of creating the new Hotel Association for Costa Mujeres.
All 13 members of the new board were sworn in. The Costa Mujeres Hotel Association board is made up of its President, Ramón Rosello Pons along with Benjamín Mejía Alvarado from The Excellence Collection, Mauricio Martínez Valencia, representing the Hermes Group and AM Resorts, Gerardo de Groot, representing the Hotel Majestic Elegance, Jesús Zalvidea Lúngaro, representing Palladium Hotels, Josep Castellnou Piñol, representing the Hotel Catalonia Costa Mujeres, Mariano Juan Nieto, representing the Insotel Group, Ernest Ponette, representing RIU Hotels, Jose Alejandro González Pou, representing Ocean by H10 Hotels, Juan Carlos González Contreras, representing Tafer Resorts, René del Castillo, representing Sha Wellness Clinic and Jonathan Iriarte, representing the Planet Hollywood Hotel.
Cueto said that they will play a great role in favor of the Mexican Caribbean destination and predicted great success for its management and joint work between businessmen and authorities to build a great Quintana Roo, which is not only a tourist power in Mexico, but also around the world.
The association’s president, Ramón Rosello Pons, said that in 2019, they formed a working group with the State Tourism Secretariat through which they agreed that the new association would be the Costa Mujeres brand, a brand, he said, that will unify them in the developing area of Continental Isla Mujeres.
He said that as of today, Costa Mujeres is made up of 7,600 hotel rooms that employ 11,000 people directly and 52,500 indirectly.
Rosello also highlighted the close working relationship with the Hotel Association of Cancun, Puerto Morelos & Isla Mujeres, with which they will work together for the benefit of area tourism.