RIU Hotels

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RIU Hotels
Type Hospitality
Industry Tourism industry
When it was created 1953
Headquarters Mallorca, Spain
Key people Carmen Riu, Luis Riu
Things made Riu Hotel, Riu ClubHotel, Riu Palace, Riu Plaza
Money earned $1.63 billion (Dec 2008)
Employees 25,150 (2012)
Website www.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.