Luis Riu, CEO of RIU Hotels & Resorts
RIU Hotels & Resorts is not only about hotels. There is a team of professionals behind it dedicated to creating experiences and unforgettable memories. And at the head of it all is Luis Riu, our CEO, directly responsible for the Expansion, Design, Construction and Marketing of all our hotels. His vision, instinct and passion is a source of inspiration to everybody working at RIU Hotels. That is why we are delighted to launch a new section in which he personally shares his personal thoughts, knowledge and plans. Are you with us?
17 February, 2020
A fulfilled dream for Luis Riu, the CEO of RIU Hotels & Resorts: 40 years after his first visit to San Francisco, the hotel chain he leads with his sister, Carmen Riu, has purchased the Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman’s Wharf for 290 million US dollars. This is one of the most important operations in the group’s history.
22 January, 2020
Luis Riu recaps the achievements in 2019 to begin a year full of interesting challenges, including the Riu Dubai hotel, which occupies a prominent place for the hotel chain's CEO. The project in Cape Verde and the renovations in Morocco, Jamaica and the Canary Islands complete the forecasts for 2020.
20 December, 2019
2019 has been a year full of challenges and illusions for Luis Riu. The CEO of RIU Hotels & Resorts shares his happiness and wishes his readers and the entire chain's team a Merry Christmas. He also explains how the holidays are celebrated at the hotels and the RIU headquarters.
27 November, 2019
Luis Riu spends half of his time travelling around the world. However, in his case it is for business, not pleasure: he goes onsite to supervise the projects run by the RIU Group. Did you know he always travels with commercial airlines and he never takes his phone? Discover these anecdotes and many more in this post.
29 October, 2019
Luis Riu has dived into his new international challenge: opening the first RIU hotel in Senegal, in Pointe Saréne to be precise, a 100 km from Dakar. What does Luis Riu expect from this African adventure? What will the future hold for the Riu Classic of Pointe Saréne? Be a part of this experience with the RIU family!