PRLog - Nov. 26, 2012 - DUNEDIN, Fla. -- The President of Dominican Republic, Mr. Danilo Medina has led a symbolic ground breaking ceremony on Saturday November 3rd for the Westin PUNTACANA Resort & Club. The event was attended by top officials including Tourism Minister Mr. Francisco Javier Garcia and PUNTACANA Group's executive leadership Mr. Frank Rainieri, Mrs. Haydee Kuret de Rainieri, Mr. Oscar de la Renta, Mr. Robert Kheel and Mr. Arnold Jacobs.
Westin PUNTACANA Hotel & Resort
The Westin Resort & Club Punta Cana is part of a strategic alliance between PUNTACANA Group, pioneers of tourism development in the east area of the Dominican Republic and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., a leading hotel and leisure company with 1,090 properties in 100 countries across the globe.
“The Westin PUNTACANA Resort & Club, will be built with PUNTACANA Group's capital and will result in a significant financial investment reflecting the confidence we have in our country," said Frank Rainieri, President & CEO of PUNTACANA Group. The five-star hotel will feature 200 rooms and will be located in the area of Playa Blanca in PUNTACANA Resort & Club, just minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport.
Guests will enjoy all the amenities and services of the Westin signature brand: luxury suites, convention center and wedding facilities, distinctive outdoor pool with a bar and grille, lobby bar, cigar bar, kids club, 24 hour business center along with the Westin Workout gym experience. They also enjoy access to other facilities in PUNTACANA Resort & Club, including the 3 miles of white sand beaches, world class ocean front golf, eight restaurants, 1,500 acre ecological reserve with crystalline water springs, nature trails and equestrian center and more.
DLW architects' President David L. Wallace Jr. and Senior Project Manger Juan Ricardes, the resort designers, emphasize the significance this hotel and resort will have reaffirming Punta Cana as the premiere luxury destination in the Caribbean. With more than 30 years of industry experience, DLW Architects (Tampa, FL USA) is a preferred international multidisciplinary architecture firm specializing in hospitality design and offering a full range of services to the hotel resort industry.