Palma de Majorca, 3 February 2020

RIU receives 16 awards from HolidayCheck

  • The 16 awarded hotels of the Spanish hotel chain RIU Hotels & Resorts are located in popular destinations in Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Morocco, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Germany
  • The hotels Riu Guarana and Riu Garoe stand out for having been awarded with the HolidayCheck Gold Award

HolidayCheck, the largest European travel review website, has announced the winners of the fifteenth edition of the HolidayCheck Awards. The awarded hotels are the ones that received the best rating from their clients. A total of 16 RIU Hotels are among the winners of this year. The hotels Riu Guaranain Portugal and Riu Garoe in Tenerife received the prestigious HolidayCheck Gold Award only granted to those hotels that have been awarded for, at least, the last five consecutive years at the HolidayCheck Awards.

This accolade recognises the commitment and effort of the hotels to exceed the expectations of its customers with excellent facilities and impeccable service every day, something that is reflected in the many positive reviews. To be honoured with this prestigious award, hotels must have collected a minimum of 50 opinions from their customers during the past year and must have been recommended by at least 90% of their former customers. In addition, the hotel must not have violated the HolidayCheck code of conduct.

The winners of the HolidayCheck Award 2020 for RIU are:

  • Riu Guarana (Praia da Falésia, Portugal) GOLD Award
  • Riu Garoe (Tenerife, Spain) GOLD Award
  • Riu Palace Boavista (Boa Vista, Cape Verde)          
  • Riu Karamboa (Boa Vista, Cape Verde)                     
  • Riu Palace Cabo Verde (Sal, Cape Verde)    
  • Riu Funana (Sal, Cape Verde)                     
  • Riu Tikida Beach (Agadir, Morocco)          
  • Riu Plaza Berlin (Berlin, Germany)                   
  • Riu Palace Madeira (Madeira, Portugal)           
  • Riu Monica (Nerja, Spain)
  • Riu Costa del Sol (Torremolinos, Spain)                
  • Riu Palace Meloneras (Gran Canaria, Spain)      
  • Riu Palace Tenerife (Tenerife, Spain) 
  • Riu Arecas (Tenerife, Spain)
  • Riu Palace Punta Cana (Punta Cana, Dominican Republic)      
  • Riu Palace Mexico (Playa del Carmen, Mexico)

About RIU Hotels & Resorts

The international RIU chain was founded in Mallorca by the Riu family in 1953 as a small holiday firm and is still owned by the family's third generation. The company specialises in holiday resorts and over 70% of its establishments offer its acclaimed All Inclusive by RIU service. With the inauguration of its first city hotel in 2010, RIU is expanding its range of products with its own line of city hotels called Riu Plaza. RIU Hotels & Resorts now has 100 hotels in 20 countries. In 2020, the chain welcomed 2,3 million guests and provided jobs for a total of 24,425 employees. RIU is currently the world's 32nd ranked chain, one of the Caribbean's most popular, the third largest in Spain in terms of revenue and the fourth largest in number of rooms.