Pestana Hotel Group
Pestana is Portugal's largest international tourism and leisure group, ranking 25th in Europe and the only Portuguese hotel group to be featured in the Corporate 300 listings by Hotels magazine in North America. There are seven business divisions operating under the Pestana brand including; Hotels & Resorts, Monument & Historic Hotels, Holiday Ownership, Travel, Golf and Real Estate, Industry and the International Business Centre of Madeira. Starting with one hotel in Madeira Island in 1972, the family owned Pestana Hotel Group has grown to include nearly 90 four and five star hotels worldwide with three brands: Pestana Hotels & Resorts, Pestana Collection Hotels and Pestana Pousadas de Portugal. Today, Pestana Hotel Group's properties may be found in 15 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Venezuela, Portugal, Germany, United Kingdom, Cape Verde, Morocco, Mozambique, Spain, S. Tomé & Principe, South Africa and in the United States of America.