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The 507-room Hotel Riu Yucatan, Mexico is to Reopen
in July 2013 Following its $15 Million Renovation

Cancun, Mexico - 22 May 2013
- RIU Hotels & Resorts has announced the renovation of the Riu Yucatan, which it plans to reopen on 27 July 2013. This resort, situated in the Riviera Maya, was the hotel chain's first property in Mexico and, since 1997, has been a favourite with families, thanks to its 24 hour All Inclusive service and vast range of activities.

RIU has invested over 15 million dollars in the renovation of this hotel which, together with the Riu Palace Mexico, Riu Palace Riviera Maya, Riu Playacar, ClubHotel Riu Tequila, Riu Lupita and the "Playacar" Conference Centre, forms the RIU complex in Playa del Carmen.

The Riu Yucatan, which boasts a seafront location, will present 507 rooms with new furniture and a brighter feel, thanks to the predominantly white and blue décor. It will also offer its guests fresher and more modern facilities and communal areas, in keeping with the vast green areas the property has to offer.

RIU's 24 hour All Inclusive service includes a wide range of dining options from the "La Hacienda" buffet restaurant to specialised restaurants for dinner: the Asian "Shangay", the "La Margarita" Mexican grill, situated in the Beach Club of the ClubHotel Riu Tequila, and "Sicilia", the new Italian restaurant.

Following the renovation, the hotel will offer three fresh water pools, including one new one and another with a swim-up bar. For the little ones, there is club RiuLand with its programme of activities, as well as a playground. Guests will also enjoy use of sporting facilities as well as a gym, jacuzzi and spa.

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About RIU Hotels & Resorts:

The international RIU chain was founded in Mallorca by the Riu family in 1953 as a small holiday firm and is still owned by the family’s third generation. The company specialises in holiday resorts and 60% of its establishments offer its acclaimed All Inclusive by RIU service. With the inauguration of its first city hotel in 2010, RIU is expanding its range of products with its own line of city hotels called Riu Plaza. RIU Hotels & Resorts now has more than 100 hotels in 16 countries which welcome over 3,3 million guests a year and provide jobs for a total of 25,150 employees. RIU is currently the world’s 31st ranked chain, one of the Caribbean’s most popular and the third largest in Spain in terms of revenue and number of rooms.

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Riu Hotels & Resorts 
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