Royalton Luxury Resorts partners with popular comedy brand Just For Laughs to present the first-ever edition of “Just For Laughs Resort Week”

TORONTO, ON August 4, 2015

Royalton Luxury Resorts is delighted to host “Just For Laughs Resort Week,” a first-ever event in partnership with the world-famous Canadian entertainment group Just For Laughs. This week of non-stop laughter and light-hearted fun will take place at Royalton’s newest addition, Royalton Riviera Cancun, from November 8 to 14, 2015.

This week-long comedy event is complimentary to resort guests, and will feature stand-up comedy performances, busker-style sidewalk shows, and “sleight-of-hand” workshops. Just For Laughs headliners for this week of extra fun in the sun include Saturday Night Live’s Jim BreuerLast Comic Standing’s Alonzo Bodden, Vegas magician Ben Seidman, and more hilarious Just For Laughs comedians to be announced soon!

“This partnership brings guests a uniquely entertaining experience,” says Francisco Jorge, General Manager at Royalton Riviera Cancun, adding ”they will be able to enjoy the world’s best comedy without ever having to leave our luxurious all inclusive resort.”

“We’re thrilled to partner up with Royalton Luxury Resorts to bring our top-calibre entertainment to holiday-goers in Cancun,” says Christine Melko-Ross, VP of Operations and Business Affairs. “As one of the top comedy brands in the world, we produce festivals and large-scale tours across North America. This time, we’re very excited to pack our bags and head south with some of our funniest alumni for the inaugural edition of Just For Laughs Resort Week – we’re confident that this will be the first of many!”

The decadent resort features a selection of luxury accommodations from family-friendly to the adjacent adult-only Hideaway at Royalton Riviera Cancun. Every guest can enjoy the All-In Luxury™ offerings that include reservation-free gourmet dining at any of the 9 restaurants or choose from a variety of treatments at the spectacular Royal Spa. Guests who choose Diamond Club receive an enhanced experience with a room upgrade and amenities such as our Butler Service.

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About Royalton Luxury Resorts

Epitomizing sophisticated indulgence, Royalton Luxury Resorts offer All-In Luxury™ vacations in some of the world's most popular tropical destinations, including Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Cuba. Boasting an array of world-class all inclusive features including the premium, handcrafted DreamBed™, unlimited reservation-free luxury dining, around-the-clock concierge, ‘All-In Connectivity’ with complimentary WiFi, in room long distance calling, a Sports Event Guarantee, and more.  Confirmed leaders in luxury resort experiences, the brand has won numerous accolades. Most recently Royalton Cayo Santa Maria was recognized as the #1 All Inclusive Resort in the World at the TripAdvisor Travelers Choice 2014 Awards.

About Just for Laughs

Founded in 1983, the Just For Laughs Group’s growth is concentrated on three major focal points: festivals (in Montreal, Toronto and Sydney); television production (most notably Gags, seen in 135 countries and on 95 airlines); and live shows (Canadian tour dates for Jerry Seinfeld, Jim Gaffigan, Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari, Jeremy Hotz, Louis C.K., Danny Bhoy, Just For Laughs Bermuda, North American dates for John Cleese & Eric Idle and Family Guy Live!). Its inaugural Montreal Festival, now in its 33rd year, is the world’s largest and most prestigious comedy event, welcoming more than 2 million people each summer. The Group has offices in Montreal, Paris, Los Angeles, Toronto, London, and a small apartment on the Internet.


For additional information, please contact:

Natalie Walsh Public Relations Specialist              Royalton Luxury Resorts 1-416-620-4955 x 3564