SITE Classic 2015 relocates to Mexico

The SITE Foundation has announced that the 2015 SITE Classic on 27-30 September will relocate to the Riviera Maya in Mexico.

Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla on the Riviera Maya
Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla on the Riviera Maya

SITE Classic, which is the foundation’s premier fundraising initiative, was previously planned to take place at Baha Mar, Nassau Bahamas and will relocate to the Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla on the Riviera Maya. This year’s event is sold out.

Kurt Paben, president of the SITE Foundation and of the Channel and Employee Loyalty for Aimia, said: "With the completion of the resort going on through the summer, we mutually agreed with Baha Mar management that it would be best for Baha Mar to host this prestigious event next year.

"It is important to our sponsors and guests to stay with the original dates of 27-30 September, so we made the decision to relocate the event. SITE appreciates and values our partnership with Baha Mar and supports its commitment to delivering an unprecedented luxury destination resort. We have already confirmed that the SITE Classic will take place at Baha Mar in 2016."

New venue of choice the Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla is part of the all-inclusive Paradisus Resort brand by Meliá Hotels International. It is located on a private bay and world-class facilities, including a spa, eleven restaurants and modern meeting spaces with state-of-the-art technology.

"Paradisus Playa del Carmen is extremely pleased to be this year’s host hotel for the SITE Classic," said Daniel Lozano, general manager. "It is an honor to be part of SITE Foundation’s premier fundraising event and as a leader in the luxury all-inclusive market, Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla is an ideal location for this exclusive event. We are very excited to treat SITE’s elite with our brand’s unparalleled service and expertise."

Rhea Stagner, SITE Foundation vice-president, said: "We are very grateful to Paradisus Resort management for stepping in, with such short notice, to graciously offer to host the SITE Classic. We are confident that the Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla will exceed the expectations of SITE Classic’s prestigious group of global incentive travel leaders and guests."

More:

SITE Executive Summit 2015 kicks off in Dubai

SITE Index predicts incentive travel upswing

SITE announces 2015 board of directors

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