2017 News Releases

January 26, 2017

Playa Hotels & Resorts Recognized at the 2017 Travvy Awards

Ft. Lauderdale, FL – (January 26, 2017) – Playa Hotels & Resorts was honored during the annual Travvy Awards which were held Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Gotham Hall in New York City. The awards, presented by TravAlliance Media recognize the highest standards of excellence in the travel industry and honor travel companies, products, agencies and destinations for their yearly achievements. Four resorts within Playa's all-inclusive collection — Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos, Hyatt Ziva Cancun, Hyatt ... Read More »


January 09, 2017

Playa Hotels & Resorts Rings in New Year with Launch of New Resort Brand

Panama Jack Joins the Playa Family FAIRFAX, Va. – (January 09, 2017) – Industry-leading and award-winning, Playa Hotels & Resorts is in the news once again, officially publicizing its partnership with leading consumer brand, Panama Jack. Playa, known for its collection of luxury all-inclusive resorts, formally announced its next big move during the company’s first annual Spotlight Awards on January 7, 2017. The invitation-only event was held for the industry’s top-performers at Playa’s popul... Read More »


January 03, 2017

Playa Hotels & Resorts Announces Promotion of Ryan Hymel to Senior Vice President & Treasurer

Ryan Hymel FAIRFAX, VA., January 3, 2017 — Bruce Wardinski, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Playa Hotels & Resorts B.V. (Playa) announced today the promotion of Ryan Hymel to the position of Senior Vice President & Treasurer. With over ten years of experience working within the hospitality sector, Ryan began his career with the hotel management company, Barcelo Crestline Corporation. As one of the founding members of Playa Hotels & Resorts in 2006, Ryan previously held the posi... Read More »


January 03, 2017

Tom Klein to Join Playa Hotels & Resorts Board of Directors

FAIRFAX, Va., & FORT WORTH, Texas –Playa Hotels & Resorts B.V. (“Playa”), a leading owner, operator, and developer of premium all-inclusive resorts, and Pace Holdings Corp. (“Pace”) (NASDAQ: PACE), a special-purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of TPG, announced today that Tom Klein will join Playa’s Board of Directors (the “Playa Board”) upon completion of the recently announced transaction between Playa and Pace. Klein is an industry veteran with more than 20 years of ... Read More »