/ Commemorating Playa Resorts’ new Dominican Republic properties

Let the ribbon-cutting commence!

Supplier: Playa Hotels & Resorts
Location: Caribbean

Dominican Republic President, Danilo Medina, joined Playa Resorts’ Board of Directors, executives, dignitaries and industry leaders to commemorate the opening of the new all-inclusive Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara resort complex in the exclusive community of Cap Cana on December 11, 2019.


Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Hosted by Playa’s Chairman, Bruce Wardinski, the ribbon cutting ceremony marked the completion of the first Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara built from the ground up and marked a major expansion for both Playa and the Hyatt Ziva and Zilara brands.

Those in attendance included: Minister of Environment, Ángel Estévez, Minister of Tourism, Francisco Javier García and Cap Cana Shareholders Council executives, Abraham and Ricardo Hazoury.


Commemorating Playa Resorts' new Dominican Republic properties


“Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana represent the best minds in the business, the best facilities available, the most modern of technology and, most importantly, the legendary hospitality of the Dominican Republic. This is the result of true partnership. From the President and Ministry’s support, to the Hazoury family’s ongoing support of Playa’s vision to transform what all-inclusive means, to the arrival of the legendary Hyatt standard in the Dominican Republic.”

Bruce Wardinski, Chairman of Playa Hotels & Resorts


Commemorating Playa Resorts' new Dominican Republic properties


A major portfolio expansion for Playa and the Hyatt all-inclusive brands, notable highlights of the new resort complex include an underground cenote-inspired spa, a 14,000 square-foot fitness facility, immersive dining experiences including gourmet Indian cuisine served in an “Orient Express” inspired dining car, an outdoor amphitheater, and a full-scale water-park complete with a lazy river and white knuckle water-slides.

The 40-acre resort is located on a half mile stretch of shoreline on one of the most expansive beaches in the Caribbean.

The afternoon ceremony was followed by a cocktail reception and tour for attendees who received a comprehensive first look at the 375-room, Hyatt Zilara and 375-room, Hyatt Ziva.


Explore Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana.


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