RIU Hotels

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RIU Hotels
Hospitality
IndustryTourism industry
Founded1953
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)
Websitewww.riu.com

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.