RIU Hotels

hotel chain

RIU Hotels & Resorts is a Spanish hotel chain. It was founded by the Riu family as a small holiday hotel. The first hotel was Riu San Francisco in Mallorca. The RIU Hotels & Resorts chain is owned by the Riu family's third generation. The RIU Hotels chain now expanded in most Spanish-speaking countries, but also others. It has more than 90 hotels in the main tourist destinations such as Europe, America, Africa and Asia.

RIU Hotels
Company typeHospitality
HeadquartersMallorca, Spain
Key people
Carmen Riu, Luis Riu
ProductsRiu Hotel, Riu ClubHotel, Riu Palace, Riu Plaza
Revenue$1.63 billion (Dec 2008)
Number of employees
25,150 (2012)