Riu Hotels & Resorts, a family owned business, was founded in 1953 in Mallorca. The international resort chain led by brother and sister Luis and Carmen Riu is with actually 109 Hotels, one of the most well respected and well-recognized hotel chains in the world. Riu employs 18,000 individuals and offers 36.000 rooms in 18 countries, including Aruba, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Florida, Jamaica and Mexico. More than 2 Million guests annually are enjoying their holidays in Riu Hotels. The resort chain offers affordable vacations with elegant accommodations and personalized and friendly service.