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Live from Excellence

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Live from Excellence

Hello all,

I arrived yesterday afternoon. The airport was more chaotic and took more time than last year and traffic was heavy.

We got nice rooms in building 10, which is Club. My favorite building. Great, pillow top beds. Very comfy. Slept like a baby.

So far, at 4 restaurants, the meals and service have been very good. Chateabriand, carpaccio, ossobuco all great. Breakfast by the beach was good. For lunch, I had the best fish and chips I've ever had. I had a veal dish that was just okay.

A/C was out at the Italian restaurant, but they said we could eat at any restaurant and order from that menu. A/C is fixed now.

Roberto, the customer service manager has been great. I talked with the new General Manager, Oriol. He used to be Assistent GM. Nice guy. He said they are building another Excellence resort in Mexico, as well as Jamaica. He also told me that one of the owners of Excellence, an architect, designed Dreams, and Majestic. I always thought there were a lot of design similarities there.

I lost a bit at the casino so far. Met some great people. I met Marg on the plane. She was in the seat in front of me. Nice lady, and her daughter too.

Good weather so far. Great place.

I'll try to check in and answer any questions.

Mark

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1. Re: Live from Excellence

Thats great that you met a fellow TA on the Plane. Glad to hear your having a joyful time.

Be safe and have a wonderful trip!

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Hi Mark! That's great to know your vacation has started well and you got the building you wanted! I emailed Roberto last week about our July anniversary stay and he responded so nicely right away. We are getting pretty excited with less than a month now!

Looking forward to any bits of info you have. Have a great time!!

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Hi! we are visiting next week and the other couple we are going with booked seperately from us and i am concerned about us being in totally different areas of the resort. i cannot figure out how to email Roberto about getting our rooms close together. do you have his info? thanks for the report!!

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Hi! we are visiting next week and the other couple we are going with booked seperately from us and i am concerned about us being in totally different areas of the resort. i cannot figure out how to email Roberto about getting our rooms close together. do you have his info? thanks for the report!!

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Roberto's email is publicrelations.xpc@excellence-resorts.com

Mark

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Have a great vacation

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MAAARRRKKKK!!!

So glad you are enjoying yourself. Please give Roberto our love. We've met Oriol and he is a great guy, very caring.

So, they are back on track for the Jamaica resort? Do they have any timetables? Another in Mexico huh? We are considering that for our next vacay unless the Jamaica resort opens by that time.

Don't knock yourself out getting info but if you find out anything in passing, I am sure many of us would love to know.

Party hardy my friend!

:)

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Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy!!!

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It was great meeting you Mark. Glad to hear you are having a good time at your fave place. See you on the flight home.

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What are the chances meeting a fellow TA on the plane and sitting in front of you????

Both of you enjoy your vaca!!! I will be in PC in 3 weeks

Robert