A fire prompted temporary evacuation of the Grand Bahia Principe Hotel in Tulum last weekend. (PHOTO: forbes.com)

A resort employee confirmed to Global News that the area was evacuated due to the fire, and that the resort resumed normal operations on Saturday. The resort also confirmed in a release that “the situation was kept under control at all times.”

A fire prompted temporary evacuation of the Grand Bahia Principe Hotel in Tulum last weekend. (PHOTO: forbes.com)
A fire prompted temporary evacuation of the Grand Bahia Principe Hotel in Tulum last weekend. (PHOTO: forbes.com)


No injuries were reported, while damage to the resort was “limited to material losses,” the statement said. The statement also noted that the fire started as a “result of an unfortunate short-circuit.”

Popular among Canadians, Grand Bahia Principe Tulum offers 978 rooms, three pools, five restaurants and seven bars. It is located approximately 100 kilometres from Cancun.

Source: travelweek.ca





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