RIU is the name of the international hotel chain that has been operating since 1953 when it opened its first hotel, the Riu San Francisco, in Playa de Palma (Mallorca, Spain). Since then, it has not stopped growing and today it boasts a total of 100 hotels around the world! But what is behind the name of this hotel company that has charmed so many? In addition to dream holidays, these three letters spell out the surname of the founding family of this Mallorcan chain.
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Carmen and Luis Riu Güell have shared the management of the RIU Group for over 20 years. They represent the third generation of the family business founded by Juan Riu. Today Luis Riu tells how it is to work side by side with his sister and how they organise themselves. A breakthrough: the experience is rewarding.