AMResorts To Continue Rapid Pace Of Growth

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After growing its overall resort portfolio by 20% and its room count by 13% in 2014, AMResorts is not resting on its laurels, with much more growth scheduled for 2015 and beyond.

AMResorts opened five new properties in 2014, including entering two new countries with Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica and Dreams Sugar Bay St. Thomas.

Also in 2014, the company grew its hotel presence in Mexico by 12%, with the openings of Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa, Zoëtry Villa Rolandi Isla Mujeres, and Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort.

“AMResorts' efforts in 2014 focused on entering new destinations and growing our footprint in tried and true markets, and we reaped the rewards with over 90% occupancy upon opening at several of our new resorts," said Gonzalo del Peon, AMResorts President.

“Beyond reaching the 16,000 room count milestone, our focus continues to be on expanding significantly and steadily by exceeding customers' desires in 2015 and beyond."

Maintaining this momentum, AMResorts has announced five new resort contracts in the first quarter of 2015. The new deals will expand the company's footprint in the Dominican Republic with Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa and Dreams Dominicus La Romana; Mexico with Breathless Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa; Costa Rica with Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica; and to Aruba for the first time with Zoëtry® Isla Di Oro Aruba.

AMResorts will open 8 properties over the next 3 years, including 3 new-builds. Here's a synopsis:

Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya:
This 434-room, adults-only resort is situated on Akumal Beach.The property is set to open Nov. 1, 2015.

Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa:
Scheduled to open November 2015, this 169-room property will be the second resort under the Breathless Resort & Spa brand.

Breathless Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa:
Scheduled to open in March 2016, this 500-room property is the third under AMResorts' new Breathless Resorts & Spas brand of all-adult resorts appealing to singles, couples and friends, and is located a short 15-minute drive from CUN.

Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort:
A new family-friendly resort in the private Playa Mujeres Resort complex, featuring 450 spacious rooms and suites, and offering guests access to the complex's amenities, including a marina and a championship 18-hole, Greg Norman designed golf course. The resort is slated to open in 2016.

Dreams Dominicus La Romana:
Expanding the Dreams Resorts & Spas' footprint in the Dominican Republic, this property features 385 rooms and suites in Bayahibe, only 10 minutes away from La Romana.

Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa:
The 470-room, adults-only resort is located within the gated, luxury community of Cap Cana, a new destination for the company.

Zoëtry Isla Di Oro Aruba:
Coming in 2018, the intimate 126-suite resort will bring the Zoëtry Wellness & Spa Resorts brand to Aruba for the first time.

Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica:
Marking AMResorts' second resort in Costa Rica, the company will renovate and re-open the existing Papagayo Resort & Spa under the adults-only Secrets Resorts & Spa brand on Nov. 11, 2015. Featuring 202 suites, the resort is located on a private beach in the Papagayo Peninsula in the Guanacaste region.

Dreams Buenaventura Panama:
Located in a community of luxury villas and high-end resorts minutes away from RIH, the 614-suite property offers lush gardens, lagoons, a white sand beach and the 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Design par-72 championship golf course. Dreams Buenaventura is AMResorts' first property in the destination and is slated for completion in 2016.

Upon completion, these newest additions will take the grand total of AMResorts' branded hotels to 45 with a combined 17,087 rooms in 23 destinations across Mexico, Costa Rica, Curaçao, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, St. Thomas, Panama and Aruba.

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