News for the Hospitality Executive
Barcelona, 26th of July 2011.- In the first half of 2011, Hotusa Hotels added a total of 213 new partner hotels in 27 different countries to its portfolio. With these additions, the company is reinforcing its position as one of the leading hotel consortia internationally, offering a wide range of services which are particularly interesting among independent hotels in today’s economic climate, as seen by the growth in the portfolio.
In this sense, it is worth noting that 68% of the new additions (145) came internationally, the most important rise being in Italy (36), followed by Germany (14), France (11), and Greece (11). In Holland 9 new hotels were added, while the consortium added 8 new hotels in Portugal, Colombia and China. Likewise, during this period, Hotusa Hotels debuted in two new markets: Uruguay and Cape Verde, and it currently has hotel representation in 50 countries.
In parallel, during the first half of the year the company added 68 new hotels in Spain, with Andalusia (15) and Madrid (10) being the regions with the steepest growth. Of the 217 new hotels added since January, 74 came in the months of May and June, 18 in Spain and 56 abroad.
Today, Hotusa Hotels has more than 2,500 partner hotels in 26 European destinations (Germany, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Slovakia, Spain, Finland, France, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey), 16 American countries (Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, USA, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela), 4 Asian countries (China, United Arab Emirates, India and Singapore) and 4 African countries (Cape Verde, Morocco, Mozambique and Tunisia).
Founded in 1977 and headquartered in Barcelona, today Grupo Hotusa is a dynamic organisation made up of a large number of companies related to the tourism industry. The company was awarded the Prince Felipe Prize for Tourism Excellence in 2008, a distinction granted by the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade. In addition to Hotusa Hotels, Grupo Hotusa also runs the hotel representative Keytel, the reservation clearinghouse Restel, the technology company IGM Web and the online management and reservations portal Hotelius.com. It also has a division that operates hotels which as a portfolio of 105 establishments, 62 of which belong to the Eurostars Hotels chain.
Grupo Hotusa Communication Dept.
Tel. 93 268 10 10 (ext. 446)