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Eat and Drink in Cancun Dishing Out Details of the First Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival
Élyse Lambert, named Best Sommelier of the
Americas in Buenos Aires in 2009 and co-director of
the Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival,
visited Cancun to meet with major wine distributors in
the area, including European Winery, Constellation
Brands / Mondavi, Ferrer & Associates and Tattinger,
Taking place March 15-18, 2012, the Cancun-Riviera
Maya Wine & Food Festival is gearing up to be an
impressive event, promising to change the way
guests interact with chefs and presenters. Festival
attendees will enjoy events such as Bulli Beyond: The
Future of the Kitchen, Dinner Gala Tribute to Mexico,
Dinner in honor of Chef Ferran Adria, seminars, spirit
and wine tastings, cooking demonstrations by star
chefs and The Villa Group’s Gourmet Chefs. The
best restaurants, gourmet shops and distributors of
wines and spirits will also showcase their products.
Oasis Hotels & Resorts launched a series of concerts that will
take place at their various hotels with performances by top
performers, including the legendary R & B group Kool and the
Gang on January 12. Guests staying at Oasis the night of the
concert will automatically receive complimentary tickets to the
event. On January 21, the Brazilian sensation Carlinhos Brown
will offer a magical performance with his unique style of samba-
reggae music, influenced by the sounds and spirit of the
Palace Resorts is proud to present Jon Secada and Enrique
Iglesias, two of the most famous stars in Latin music, live in
concert at Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort.
Secada, the three-time Grammy Award-winning artist, famous
for his single "Just Another Day," will serenade guests this
Valentine’s Day. Guests staying at any Palace Resorts’
property in Cancun or Riviera Maya for five nights or more will
receive two complimentary tickets to the concert.
Then on March 10, Spanish superstar Enrique Iglesias will
rock the stage, performing hits from his latest album, Euphoria,
which won a Billboard Award for Best Latin Album.
Guests who book a seven-night stay, and stay between March
4-16, at the Hotel Beach Palace, Moon Palace Golf & Spa
Resort, Playacar Palace Sun Palace or Le Blanc Spa Resort,
will receive 2 complimentary tickets to the show.
Christian Cota will present his latest collection at the 2012 New
York Fashion Week, held February 9-16. Inspired by the style
and culture of Cancun, the designer’s collection of mostly cotton
and linen apparel includes metaphors and symbols relating to the
turquoise water and beaches of the destination, as well as stones
and elements of Mayan culture. On February 11, Cota’s stunning
designs will be paraded down the runway, showing the world the
designer’s artistic expression – and his interpretation of the
beauty and elegance of the Mexican Caribbean.
2012 is a year of growth and renewal for Cancun, exemplified
by the addition of three new hotels: Secrets the Vine Cancun,
Peninsula Hotel Riu Palace and La Quinta Inn Cancun.
Opening August 2012, the dazzling Secrets the Vine Cancun,
with 495 rooms and 6 à la carte restaurants plus a buffet, will
be home to a Secrets Spa by Pevonia, offering hydrotherapy
and an experience inspired by underground limestone caves.
This summer, the Peninsula Hotel Riu Palace will also open its
doors to travelers who want to experience the perfect
combination of a relaxing vacation experience and
adventurous fun. The hotel will feature 562 rooms, swimming
pools, Jacuzzi, sun terrace, and the Renova Spa wellness
center with assorted treatments, massages, gym, and steam
bath. The hotel will offer guests tennis courts, games for all
ages, including the Riuland activity center for kids, live shows,
music, and water sports to keep the whole family active and
The La Quinta Inn Cancun, opening February 2nd, will have
132 rooms and 39 suites. Attracting mostly business travelers,
the hotel will also offer all the amenities leisure guests want.
The hotel is also pet friendly!
Carnival at Oasis Oasis Hotels & Resorts kicks off its concert series
Live @ Palace Resorts Jon Secada and Enrique Iglesias Romance Cancun Ake Christian Cota in Style Cancun inspires the runways of New York Fashion Week New Hotels on the Horizon Secrets the Vine, Riu Palace Península and La Quinta Inn Cancun
Christian Cota is already becoming
Mexico's most internationally-
recognized fashion designer, selling his
pieces worldwide in places like Italy,
Dubai, Kuwait, Hong Kong,
Kazakhstan, United States and Mexico.
For his next collection, his vision was
inspired by the his home country’s most
beautiful destination, Cancun.
After studying at the renowned Parsons
School of Design, Cota began his
career in fashion working as an
assistant to designer Angel Sanchez. In
2007, Cota started his own label,
Christian Cota. The designer quickly
rose to fame after Gossip Girl star
Blake Lively began wearing pieces from
The concert series at Oasis
Hotels & Resorts will continue
throughout the year with
performances by disco legend
Gloria Gaynor, rapper Wiz
Khalifa, pop star Kelly
Rowland and the world-
renowned DJ Erick Morillo.
Recently, the hotel announced
that global superstars The
Blues Brothers Band and
international sensation Pitbull
have also been added the
schedule. Oasis Hotels &
Resorts will announce even
more performing artists in the