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RIU Acquires Second Hotel in Tanzania to Be Marketed Under Riu Palace Brand

RIU Hotels & Resorts | July 3, 2019

RIU Hotels & Resorts has acquired its second hotel in Tanzania, to accompany the other one the chain already has in the country. This new property will be marketed as part of the sophisticated Riu Palace range, as Riu Palace Zanzibar already is. The new hotel is located in the Nungwi Beach area and it has all the facilities needed to enjoy this paradise destination. It sits on a spectacular white-sand beach with crystalline waters, at the far north of Unguja, the main island of the Zanzibar archipelago, at a little over an hour by car from the airport and the capital city. Its 149 rooms are five-star rated and they offer maximum...

RIU Hotels & Resorts Plans Two Property Development on Recently Acquired Site in Pointe Sarène Area on Senegal’s West Coast

RIU Hotels & Resorts | June 3, 2019

Palma de Mallorca, 3 June 2019 The international chain's investment in Pointe Sarène amounts to 150 million euros The project will take place as part of the local authorities' drive to develop tourism in this destination The RIU Hotels & Resorts chain has announced the purchase of a 25-hectare site in the Pointe Sarène area on Senegal's west coast, a paradise destination that is in the midst of the tourist development process. With it, the chain strengthens its commitment to the continent of Africa, where it already owns six hotels (five in Cape Verde and one in Tanzania) and runs a further five hotels in Morocco. The plan...

RIU Hotels & Resorts Plans Two Property Development on Recently Acquired Site in Pointe Sarène Area on Senegal’s West Coast

RIU Hotels & Resorts | June 3, 2019

Palma de Mallorca, 3 June 2019 The international chain's investment in Pointe Sarène amounts to 150 million euros The project will take place as part of the local authorities' drive to develop tourism in this destination The RIU Hotels & Resorts chain has announced the purchase of a 25-hectare site in the Pointe Sarène area on Senegal's west coast, a paradise destination that is in the midst of the tourist development process. With it, the chain strengthens its commitment to the continent of Africa, where it already owns six hotels (five in Cape Verde and one in Tanzania) and runs a further five hotels in Morocco. ...

RIU Plans 2021 Opening of Flagship 350-Room Riu Plaza in Toronto, Canada

RIU Hotels & Resorts | January 17, 2019

RIU Hotels & Resorts has announced the construction of a hotel in its Riu Plaza urban line, in Toronto, the largest city in Canada and the cultural, business and financial centre of the country. The Spanish company intends to invest around 100 million dollars in the project, that will establish the first RIU hotel in Canada and will add continuity to the hotel company's plan to expand into the world's great cities. The project, designed in a sophisticated avant-garde style, as a part of the Riu Plaza line, is now near the end of the design phase and is set to open in 2021. The building, a newly-built modern tower block, will be loca...

RIU Hotels & Resorts Reopens Riu Palace Punta Cana Hotel Following Extensive Renovation

RIU Hotels & Resorts | July 20, 2018

RIU Hotels & Resorts has just reopened the Riu Palace Punta Cana hotel after an extensive renovation of all its facilities and services. The renovation project introduced new restaurants, swimming pools and amenities, as well as new interior design. At the same time, it preserved the most emblematic elements of the building, originally built in 2006, like its towers and domes, thanks to which it continues to resemble an authentic European palace. With this investment, RIU is completing the renewal of its offer in Punta Cana, where in recent years it has built or renovated its six hotels, in addition to building two water parks. One ...

RIU Hotels & Resorts Acquires Zanzibar’s Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa from Emerald Hotels

RIU Hotels & Resorts | April 18, 2018

RIU Hotels & Resorts has just added Zanzibar to the catalogue of exotic destinations the chain offers to its loyal customers. The Riu Palace Zanzibar is a luxury hotel with 102 rooms and suites located on the northern tip of Unguja, the main island of the archipelago of Zanzibar, less than an hour from the airport and the capital, Zanzibar City, the centre of which is known as Stone Town. RIU formalised the purchase of the hotel today, 18 April 2018, from the Emerald hotel chain, which up to now has operated the hotel as the Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa. The New Riu Palace Zanzibar will be the perfect complement to RIU's ...

The Riu Palace Paradise Island Reopens in the Bahamas After a Complete Renovation and Conversion to an “Adults Only” Hotel

RIU Hotels & Resorts | October 30, 2017

RIU Hotels & Resorts has just reopened in the Bahamas the Riu Palace Paradise Island, a 24-hour All-Inclusive hotel that, after a complete renovation, has also been converted to an establishment exclusively for guests over the age of 18. The hotel, property of the RIU chain since 2005, is located on Paradise Island, the best beach in Nassau, and it provides free WiFi in all areas of the hotel, an extensive gastronomic offer, and concierge and 24-hour room service, in addition to the exclusive customer service of RIU Hotels & Resorts. The 379 rooms of this hotel on Paradise Island are equipped with a wealth of amenities, like a m...

RIU Hotels & Resorts to Purchase Madrid’s ‘Edificio España’ for First Riu Plaza Urban Hotel in Spain

RIU Hotels & Resorts | June 6, 2017

The RIU hotel chain has reached an agreement with the Baraka Group to purchase the 'Edificio España' outright and subsequently carry out the necessary refurbishments to turn it into the first Riu Plaza urban hotel in Spain. After purchasing the building from Wanda, the Baraka Group has sold the property on to RIU Hotels & Resorts. 
 RIU has always shown immense interest in this project. 'It had always been part of our strategic plan to open a Riu Plaza hotel in Spain and this opportunity in Madrid, in such an unbeatable location and emblematic building, surpasses all expectations,' say Carmen and Luis Riu, C...


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