The Luxury Bahia Principe Fantasia Don Pablo Collection was distinguished as the best all-inclusive family resort, and the Zoëtry Agua Punta Cana as the local hotel that offers its guests the best dining experience.
The awards are issued by the Apple Vacations tour operator.
The following hotels were also issued important Crystal Apple 2017 awards: Sanctuary Cap Cana by AlSol, Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa, Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa, Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus, Sunscape Puerto Plata Dominican Republic and Luxury Bahia Príncipe Cayo Levantado Don Pablo Collection
In Punta Cana, the following hotels also received top awards: Bavaro Princess All Suites Resort Spa & Casino, Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa, Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana, Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana and the Iberostar Bavaro Suites.
Also, the Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro, The Level at Melia Caribe Tropical, Luxury Bahia Príncipe Ambar Green, Luxury Bahia Príncipe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, Luxury Bahia Príncipe Fantasia Don Pablo Collection, Majestic Colonial Punta Cana, Majestic Elegance Punta Cana, Majestic Mirage, Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts Punta Cana, Now Garden Punta Cana, Now Larimar Punta Cana, Now Onyx Punta Cana, Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort and the Paradisus Punta Cana Resort.
Also highlighted: the Riu Palace Bavaro, Riu Palace Macao, Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Republica, Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino, Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana, TRS Turquesa Hotel and the Zoëtry Agua Punta Cana.
The winners of the Crystal Apple awards are chosen by the thousands of tourists who annually visit local hotel. In total, 209 hotels in Mexico, the Caribbean, Costa Rica, Panama and Hawaii were selected because of their excellent customer service.
The Gala Apple Event was held in the Science and Industry Museum in Chicago.