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Mexico Business Owners Support Tourism with International Food Festival

Playa del Carmen, Mexico August 4, 2009 – The ‘Taste of Playa’, a new culinary event scheduled for September 5, 2009, has drawn the attention of local government and business leaders in Playa del Carmen, Mexico to support the growth of international tourism to Mexico and the local economy.

“It just seemed like the right thing at the right time.” remarked Rob Kinnon, owner of Buy Playa Real Estate Advisors and Platinum Sponsor for Taste of Playa. “We are always looking for ways to promote the Riviera Maya and this event was a perfect match for us.”

Bric International, a local property management and vacation rentals company joins Buy Playa at the Platinum sponsorship level. LocoGringo.com, Luna Blue Hotel, One Stop Real Estate and North American Standards have pledged their support at the Executive Chef level and hope to use the event in their individual marketing initiatives.

Eager to provide multiple ways for smaller business owners to contribute to Taste of Playa, event organizers created several levels of sponsorship that provide excellent public exposure with a reasonable monetary commitment. Other business support confirmed as of July 22, 2009 are Thermaflex, Promomap@ at the Sous Chef level, Abyss Dive Center, Acanto Hotel and Condominiums, In the Roo Online Directory, Puerto Aventuras Info, Coco’s Cat Rescue, Carerra y Asociados and La Rana Cansada Hotel at the Pastry Chef Level have all stepped up to the plate in support of this exciting new event that supports local chefs and the Playa del Carmen community. Additional requests are coming in daily.

Organizers, all local business owners who have brought this vision together, are preparing for this 1st annual sampling and are grateful for the cooperation of the local municipal government, the state tourism board and their fellow business owners in the planning of this exciting event.

Taste of Playa is a community oriented culinary event that celebrates the creativity and diverse cultural influences of chefs throughout the Riviera Maya and promotes the unique culinary perspectives that have contributed to the cosmopolitan reputation of Playa Del Carmen. Playa del Carmen is widely recognized as one of the top vacation destinations in the world. The city has gained this distinction by not only celebrating and maintaining the integrity of the Mexican heritage but also by embracing and incorporating the cultural influences brought by visitors from all over the world.


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