About The Excellence Collection
On December 15th of 2000 Excellence Punta Cana opened its doors and signified the beginning of the The Excellence Collection. After four years of success in Dominican Republic the Group expanded its portfolio with another Excellence Resort in the renowned Riviera Maya, Mexico with the opening of Excellence Riviera Cancun in October of 2004. It was 3 years later when the Group opened its third property within the adults only brand, Excellence Resorts, it was the Excellence Playa Mujeres in Cancun, Mexico, in November 2007.
In February 2009 the Group decided to develop a new brand, Beloved Hotels, with the Boutique All Inclusive concept, with its first and unique property Beloved Playa Mujeres, Mexico.
2015 was another year of expansion for The Excellence Collection, with the development of its third brand, Finest Resorts, a Modern All Inclusive Luxury. The first property on the newly created brand is Finest Playa Mujeres, Mexico, open on February 2015.
Excellence El Carmen opened its doors in September 2016 in the Dominican Republic. The new Excellence Resort property where the luxury all inclusive will be experience from beginning to end.
In 2018, the company opened its first property on the island of Jamaica: Excellence Oyster Bay. This resort sits on its own private peninsula bordered by the Caribbean Sea and the famed Glistening Waters Bioluminescent Lagoon.
In 2019, The Excellence Collection officially broke ground for the construction of its newest resort property, Finest Punta Cana, set to open its doors in 2020.
The Excellence Collection has plans to continue developing the three brands in the Mexico and Caribbean region.
Excellence is well known for focusing on attention to detail, luxury accommodations, fine cuisine and other elements that help to create the perfect environment to enhance the vacation experience. The Excellence Collection properties are recognized within the industry for their quality and exceptional service. The group’s hotels and resorts have garnered prestigious awards, including the Gold List from Conde Nast Magazine; Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards; TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence, and many others from International Wholesalers.
The group is a joint investment between Medieval Times, Zafiro Hotels and Viva Hotels. Each company offers their expertise in hotel, real estate, entertainment and construction sector with the purpose to unify that experience into one company, The Excellence Collection.
The MT Group is an international business group that actively invests in the hotel, real estate development and entertainment sectors. It has over 20 years of experience in the entertainment sector in US and Canada with its Medieval Times dinner show Castles. Part of the MT Group, you can also find the hotel company Prinsotel in Mallorca and Menorca, Spain, and the Captain Hook Galleons in Cancun, Mexico, where Authentic Spanish Galleon replicas are waiting for you in order to live an unbelievable pirate experience.
The name Zafiro Hotels has been around since 2017, when it was chosen by owner Bartomeu Plomer. The new Zafiro Hotels brand is the result of the reorganization of Viva & Vanities Hotels, when control of the company was passed down to the family’s next generation.
Viva Hotels & Resorts Group has more than 25 years of experience in the construction development, and hotel sectors. In this last sector, their own hotels are operated under the brand name Viva Hotels & Resorts and Vanity Hotels, both in Mallorca and Menorca.