Barceló Hotels & Resorts Welcomes 2010 Mr. Universe Competition for Second Consecutive Year

For the second consecutive year, all-inclusive hotelier Barceló Hotels & Resorts has been selected to host the grand finale of the Mr. Universe Model Pageant, taking place on May 8 at the resort’s new theater.

The entire 12-day program, which begins today, will include a series of events located in two of the Dominican Republic’s most popular cities, starting in the country’s capital city of Santo Domingo and ending in the popular resort destination of Punta Cana. On Saturday, contestants, judges and spectators will gather to witness the grand finale and crowning of Mr. Universe 2010.

Located on an expansive 400-meter stretch of vistas at Bavaro Beach, the all-inclusive Barceló Punta Cana Resorts provides extensive water sports and recreational activities from kayaking to windsurfing to scuba diving. Other offerings include multiple swimming pools, water polo, tennis courts, basketball and bocce ball courts, a trapeze and a rock-climbing wall.