News for the Hospitality Executive
Riu Hotels & Resorts Investing $25 million in the
of Riu Palace Tropical Bay in Negril, Jamaica
as Riu Palace Tropical Bay in December 2008
Jamaica - October 30, 2008 - Riu Tropical Bay, soon to be renamed
Riu Palace Tropical Bay, located in Negril, Jamaica is undergoing a complete
renovation. The beachfront resort, which opened in 2001, will reopen on
December 5, 2008 after a four-month renovation. Riu Palace Tropical Bay
will offer 400 guestrooms, 24-hour all-inclusive food and beverages, 24-hour
room service, and new themed restaurants. Riu Hotels & Resorts is investing
$25 million in the remake of Riu Palace Tropical Bay.
• All of the rooms will be completely refurbished - new linens, new flooring, new hardware, new furnishingsRiu Palace Tropical Bay, offering 24-hour all-inclusive food and beverages, will offer in total five restaurants including the main restaurant "Negril"; an open-air steak house "Bloody Bay"; "Hakuchi", offering Japanese décor and menu; as well as the two new a la carte restaurants, "Little Italy" and "Krystal".
Riu offers four resorts (2,357 rooms) in Jamaica; Riu Montego Bay, Riu Ocho Rios, Riu Negril and Riu Palace Tropical Bay. Riu has created more than 2000 jobs, as well as many indirect jobs, in Jamaica.
Riu invests every year an estimated US $45 million in maintaining and updating its hotels to meet the high Riu quality standards. In addition to Riu Palace Tropical Bay, the resort chain is investing approximately US $15 million in the complete renovation of Riu Tequila in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Both resorts closed for renovations on August 20, 2008 and both will reopen in December 2008.
Riu Hotels & Resorts
|Also See:||The RIU Chain Opens the 856 room ClubHotel Riu Ocho Ríos, its Third All-inclusive Resort in Jamaica / September 2005|
|Under Construction in Rose Hall, Jamaica, The 299 unit Palmyra Resort & Spa Appoints Solis Resorts & Hotels as the Operator / May 2008|