With more than 30 years of hospitality experience, and most recently as Managing Director of Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Fernando Garcia Rossette has been promoted to Managing Director for the Grand Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya and Rivera Nayarit, as well as Casa Velas, a boutique adults-only hotel and ocean club on the Marina Vallarta Golf Course in Puerto Vallarta.

Rodolfo Gonzalez Munguia, celebrating his 18th year with the company, most recently as Grand Velas Riviera Maya’s Hotel Manager of the Grand Class and Ambassador sections, has been named General Manager of Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit.

Taking over as hotel manager of the Grand Class and Ambassador sections of Grand Velas Riviera Maya is José Manuel Oviedo Arce.

In marketing and sales, current Director of Sales & Marketing of Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Raquel Tacher, will also oversee Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit and Casa Velas in her new position as Corporate Director of Sales.

Denys Montes De Oca, formerly Sales Manager, Tour & Travel at Grand Velas Riviera Maya is taking over as Director of Sales at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit.

“We look forward to this talented leadership team helping us reach even higher levels of distinction, service and excellence in our “Beyond All Inclusive, Beyond all Compare” resorts," said Juan Vela Ruiz, Vice President of Operations for Velas Resorts.

Offering unparalleled all-inclusive experiences, Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit have earned 26 AAA Diamonds, including the prestigious Five Diamond Award.  Other esteemed international awards for their services and facilities are Virtuoso’s “Best Spa”, Conde Nast Johansens’ “Most Excellent Resort”, Conde Nast Traveler’s “Gold List” and the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences’ 5 Star Diamond Award.  Casa Velas was also chosen a Top 10 in three categories - Luxury, Relaxation/Spa and Hotel for Romance - by TripAdvisor® in its 2011 Travelers’ Choice® awards. Expedia® named Casa Velas, Grand Velas Riviera Maya and Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit among the top-ranked hotels on this year’s Expedia Insiders’ Select™ list which formally recognizes the best hotels worldwide that consistently deliver excellent service, a great overall experience and a notable value.