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- Nile Rodgers and Chic will feature at the official grand opening event of Europe’s first Hard Rock Hotel

- Robin Thicke and Snoop Dogg also confirm concerts at Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza this summer

London, 23 April – Europe’s first Hard Rock Hotel, the highly anticipated Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza, has revealed plans for its official Grand Opening on 13th June 2014. Guests, celebrities and VIPs will be part of the debut event to celebrate the property’s launch, which will feature an exclusive performance by legendary disco band Chic, alongside its co-founder and guitarist Nile Rodgers, most recently noted for his collaboration on Daft Punk’s smash hit, Get Lucky. The Grand Opening will kick off at 6pm and finish at midnight.

The opening event leads the way for a series of concerts throughout the summer that will take place every Friday at the new hotel’s outdoor concert terrace. The stellar line-up of international artists includes R&B singer/songwriter Robin Thicke whose song Blurred Lines rose to the top of the charts garnering three Grammy nominations and will take centre stage on 4th July, 2014.International long-time rapper Snoop Dogg, who has sold more than 30 million albums, gained 26 prestigious music awards and has been nominated for 16 Grammy awards will continue the line-up by performing on 15th August, 2014.

Orlando, Fla. – Hard Rock – one of the world’s most-recognizable and iconic brands – announces Marco Roca as EVP of Hotel Development for Hard Rock International worldwide. Roca’s appointment is a strategic move designed to further fuel the brand’s aggressive development activity and expansion prospects.

“Hard Rock International’s expansion strategy is of utmost priority, the dividends of these efforts are on display today as we have hotels currently under construction in Ibiza, Abu Dhabi, Shenzhen and Haikou. Continuing this growth course demands a dynamic and knowledgeable individual who can help drive the momentum behind our hotel game-plan. Roca’s diverse experience aligns with this strategy and will be instrumental in growing our hotel portfolio,” says Hamish Dodds, chief executive officer, Hard Rock International. “We’re thrilled to welcome Marco Roca, a seasoned executive in hotel development and operations to our team.”

Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya Will Rock Out May 4 & 5, 2014 with Unparalleled All Inclusive Amenities, Award Winning Entertainment and Exclusive Access Behind the Velvet Rope

MIAMI, Fla. – All Inclusive Collection proudly announces the official Grand Opening event for the all inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. Guests, celebrities and VIPs will take part in the ultimate debut, May 4 & 5, 2014, including an exclusive evening performance by Jon Bon Jovi and The Kings of Suburbia and an all-access pass to experience Hard Rock Hotel’s unparalleled, all-inclusive amenities, music and memorabilia.
 “As the fourth addition to the All Inclusive Collection of Hard Rock Hotels, we’re thrilled to host what is sure to be an event to remember with the upcoming Grand Opening celebration,” said Rafael Chapur, chief operating officer of All Inclusive Collection. “With Hard Rock’s signature vibe and All Inclusive Collection’s unmatched guest services, Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya offers a vacation experience unlike any other.”
      The Grand Opening event will kick off on May 4, 2014 with a star-studded Red Carpet, Hard Rock’s signature Guitar Smash and a live concert performance by Jon Bon Jovi and his New Jersey side band. The Kings of Suburbia that will be exclusive to hotel and Grand Opening VIP guests. Following the show, there will be a VIP After Party at the brand new Club Heaven hosted by renowned DJ Connor Cruise. The last day of the event, May 5, will include an exclusive press conference followed by a high-energy pool party hosted by DJ Jack Novak.

MIAMI, Fla. – All Inclusive Collection – the brand that is shifting the sands in all-inclusive resorts – is excited to announce the exotic, get-fit retreat to Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta with My Destination Wellness on June 2-8, 2014. With this exclusive offering, guests can purchase a four-night or seven-night all-inclusive package to Train Like A Champion in paradise, filled with high energy and expert training programs to inspire attendees to lead a healthy lifestyle. Including all five star amenities and accommodations in a Luxury Jacuzzi Junior Suite category room, in addition to all Wellness and Fitness classes, four-night packages start at $1,156 and seven-night packages start at $1, 624.

Participants will have the opportunity to work with celebrity trainers including WEC (World Extreme Cagefighting) lightweight World Champion, Anthony Pettis and friends. Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta’s My Destination Wellness is meant to invigorate and energize a work out, with the picturesque backdrop of the all-inclusive resort. This fit trip is customized for all levels of fitness and health, but focuses on a combination of techniques from kickboxing, jiu-jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts.

The fun-filled, action packed getaway will include a four-day+ training program with differentiated daily agendas, training sessions, performance workshops, nutritional performance workshops, and all of the luxurious all-inclusive amenities Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta has to offer. Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta works exclusively with wellness expert David Pritchard to create customized fitness and nutrition plans that can extend far beyond the time frame of vacation. Beachside exercise classes, personal training sessions and Chef-prepared healthy meals help guests jump-start their future wellness plans for the rest of their life. Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta allows for more than just a great work out session, their accommodations and spa will allow for total rejuvenation. Also included in the all-inclusive experience at Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta are family-friendly amenities, nightly entertainment and endless watersports.

Posted on February 20, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

MIAMI, Fla. – All Inclusive Collection – the brand that is shifting the sands in all-inclusive resorts – is excited to announce Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya and Sony Music Nashville present the High Noon Adventure an unforgettable Spring Break vacation and concert experience on March 7-12, 2014 with music and entertainment by Platinum-selling country music artist, Jerrod Niemann and guest star performances from The Voice Season four finalists, The Swon Brothers and acclaimed Dee Jay Silver. As a part of the all-day, all-night, all-inclusive experience, and at no cost to hotel guests, music enthusiasts have the opportunity to kick back and live like a rock star at the newly rebranded Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya.

“We are looking forward to hosting Jerrod Niemann and his special guests at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya,” said Frank Maduro, vice president of marketing at All Inclusive Collection. “With 

Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya’s recent debut into the All Inclusive Collection, this is the ideal way to kick off its exciting music program.”

The adventure brings songs to life and starts with a DJ pool party spinning top country tunes and remixes. This iconic weekend is complete with a Swonfire Beach BBQ and storyteller session with The Swon Brothers, an exclusive songwriting session and tequila tasting with the one and only Jerrod Neimann, a Voice-style singing competition, a lavish red carpet event and more. Adding to the excitement, throughout the week, Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya sets the stage for Jerrod Niemann to broadcast live and promote his brand new album, “High Noon,” releasing March 25, 2014. Closing out the High Noon Adventure at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Jerrod Niemann will perform live on stage for a once-in-a-lifetime show. Guests will have the chance to bid on autographed memorabilia, exclusive fan experiences, an All Inclusive Collection Hard Rock Hotel vacation and Sony swag to support Little Kids Rock, a national non-profit organization that puts music back in underprivileged schools. 

Located just off the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea, Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya offers the ultimate vacation for guests of all ages with both the adults-only and family friendly resort experiences. With a combined 1,264 ultra-posh and lavishly appointed guestrooms boasting balcony, terrace views or new, expansive sky terrace options with picturesque views, hydro tubs in each room, world-class shopping and endless style, Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya is nothing short of the ultimate crowd-pleaser. Complete with expansive outdoor pools and private beach, this all-inclusive escape offers nine world-class restaurants, eight bars and lounges, in addition to 88,915 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting and event space ideal for elegant banquets, themed parties, weddings, concerts and more. Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya offers several youth-friendly components including HIT Entertainment's Little Big ClubTM, Teens Lounge & Club, snorkeling and kayaking for an unparalleled adventure. In addition, the “resort within the resort,” adults-only section Heaven, includes the Hard Rock signature Rock Spa® with 75 treatment rooms, four restaurants and three sophisticated bars and lounges, including a premium service nightclub.

For the complete set list visit highnoonadventure.com and a chance to score a five-night all-inclusive stay at the Hard Rock Hotel Rivera Maya and two VIP passes to High Noon Adventure. To book a vacation experience at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, visit www.hrhrivieramaya.com, call 888-680-7625, or contact your preferred travel professional.




All Inclusive Collection

The All Inclusive Collection spearheads sales and marketing efforts for premier, luxury resort properties throughout Mexico and the Caribbean, including Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic (the world’s first all inclusive Hard Rock Hotel) and three Mexico properties including Hard Rock Hotel Cancun, Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta and Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. These four properties are owned and operated by RCD Resorts under licensing agreements from Hard Rock International. RCD Resorts exclusively contracts the All Inclusive Collection for the sales and marketing of its all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels. Led by Chief Operating Officer Rafael Chapur, the All Inclusive Collection offers a one-of-a-kind, “all day, all night, all-inclusive” vacation experience, and has expanded its portfolio into Mexico and the Caribbean with new luxury properties that continue to shift the sands of all-inclusive. For additional information, visit www.hrhallinclusive.com.


About Hard Rock International

With a total of 179 venues in 55 countries, including 139 cafes, 19 hotels and 9 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world's greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, Fl., both owned and operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Biloxi, Chicago, Cancun, Las Vegas, Palm Springs, San Diego and Singapore. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include Seoul, Vienna, Anchorage and Siem Reap. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Daytona Beach, Aruba, Abu Dhabi, Ibiza and Shenzhen and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.


About Sony Music Nashville:  

Sony Music Nashville includes its three country label operations – Arista Nashville, Columbia Nashville and RCA Nashville – and Provident Music Group, one of the world’s leading Christian music companies.  Sony Music Nashville is a division of Sony Music Entertainment.



MIAMI, Fla. – All Inclusive Collection announces three world-renowned Latin American singer-songwriters, Juan Luis Guerra, Alejandro Sanz and Draco Rosa, will perform live at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana on Mar. 22, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale with price levels ranging from General Admission $40, Diamond $60, Platinum $120-$200 and Special Guest $400-$500. 

Dominican singer-songwriter and producer, Juan Luis Guerra, has sold more than 30 million records and received highly coveted awards throughout his lengthy career, including 15 Latin Grammy Awards, two Grammy Awards and two Latin Billboard Music Awards. Most recently, Guerra won the Latin Grammy Award for Producer of the Year.

Known for his flamenco-influenced ballads, Alejandro Sanz is a Spanish singer-songwriter and musician who began playing the guitar at the age of seven. Since then, he’s won a total of 15 Latin Grammy Awards, including three Album of the Year awards, which is more than any other artist. Collaborating with renowned artists such as Shakira, Sanz has made a name for himself with his distinctive rock ‘n’ roll, salsa and hip hop sound.

Posted on October 10, 2013 | Tags: , , , ,

World Class Entertainment Destination To Be Located In Kenosha

Orlando, Fla. – October 10, 2013 – Hard Rock International – owner of one of the world’s most iconic and recognized brands – announced today its alliance with the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin to develop, brand and manage their proposed regional entertainment destination located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The proposed project would be developed in conjunction with the Osceola Group out of Naples, Fla., and designed to draw visitors from throughout the region. The project is expected to create more than 5,000 direct and indirect jobs in addition to generating significant economic benefits for the state of Wisconsin, including an estimated 600 million total in projected payments to the state over the course of the pre-approved compact with the state.

Hard Rock International is thrilled to collaborate with the Menominee Tribe to create a true regional entertainment destination, which will become an important economic engine for the Menominee and Wisconsin,” said Jim Allen, chairman of Hard Rock International. “We look forward to lending our global recognition, strong financial capabilities and proven experience to this project.

Hard Rock is an internationally recognized, value-added brand known for high quality offerings and world-class entertainment by people across the globe,” said Craig Corn, chairman of the Menominee Tribe. “Bringing Hard Rock to Wisconsin and adding them to our team greatly elevates the excitement around this project and will make it even more attractive and successful as an entertainment destination, particularly to people visiting from Illinois and beyond.

West Springfield, Mass. – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino New England – the proposed entertainment destination resort casino located on the Eastern States Exposition campus – is thrilled to share social media website details. The project’s social media website and blog will serve as an outlet for West Springfield and area residents to stay abreast of updates and news, while having the ability to learn and ask questions regarding the development. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino New England leaders are excited to receive community feedback and believe social media outlets are the perfect place to connect. 

We look forward to engaging with the residents and businesses of Western Massachusetts through social media,” states Tim Maland, president of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino New England. “It’s important to immerse ourselves in the culture of West Springfield, be a good neighbor to the area and communicate our strategies and goals to the local residents. Social media helps us take our engagement one step further.”     

Posted on September 21, 2012 | Tags: , ,

Rock out for the cause this fall by celebrating PINKTOBER® at Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos during the annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month, from October 1-31, 2012.

Posted on May 18, 2012 | Tags: ,

Orlando, Fla. – Hard Rock International – with locations from Bali and San Diego to Singapore and Macau – announces new corporate executive positions, including Josh Littman as director of development in EMEA, Eddie Lynn as director of operations for Hard Rock Casinos, and Sal Rivera as regional director of operations in Latin America. In preparation for the upcoming global expansion of Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, the new executives will contribute to developing, managing and successfully delivering the brand’s iconic experiences.

Hard Rock International’s strategy of expansion into Latin America, Europe and Mexico demands a dynamic, experienced executive team,” said Michael Shindler, executive vice president of Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos. “We look forward to growing our talented Hard Rock team and delivering our brand promise of inspired, irreverent and authentic experiences.

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