Palma de Mallorca, 20 March 2024

RIU wins 32 TUI Global Hotel Awards 2024

  • A total of 32 RIU hotels located in 10 countries have received one of these awards based on guest reviews
  • What’s more, six of its hotels have been included in the exclusive Top 100 Hotels 2024 list, which identifies the world’s best establishments

A total of 32 hotels from the RIU Hotels & Resorts chain have received a TUI Global Hotel Award. The RIU hotels that have been presented with these awards by TUI, the world's largest tourism group, are located in ten different countries: Cape Verde (3), Jamaica (2), Mexico (5), Morocco (1), Portugal (1), Spain (15), Sri Lanka (1), Tanzania (1), United Arab Emirates (1) and United States (2).

What’s more, six of the chain's hotels have been included in the Top 100 Hotels 2024 list, which gathers the world’s best hotels as voted by the German tour operator's guests. The following RIU hotels were mentioned: Riu Palace Maspalomas, Riu Palace Meloneras, Riu Palace Palmeras, Riu Atoll, Riu Palace Maldivas and Riu Jambo.

This award is presented exclusively to hotels that have received the best ratings from the tour operator's guests. This award is very important for RIU as it shows how satisfied its customers are worldwide and recognises the daily effort made by the chain and its employees to offer the best service.

The following 32 RIU hotels have been awarded this quality guarantee:


Cape Verde:

Riu Karamboa

Riu Palace Santa Maria

Riu Palace Boavista


United Arab Emirates:

Riu Dubai


United States:

Riu Plaza New York Times Square

Riu Plaza Manhattan Times Square



Riu Concordia

Riu Festival

Riu Playa Park

Riu Paraiso Lanzarote

Riu Palace Jandia

Riu Palace Oasis

Riu Gran Canaria

Riu Papayas

Riu Arecas

Riu Garoe

Riu Palace Tenerife

Riu Buenavista

Riu Costa del Sol

Riu Monica

Riu Plaza España



Riu Palace Jamaica

Riu Palace Tropical Bay



Riu Palace Riviera Maya

Riu Playacar

Riu Tequila

Riu Palace Pacifico

Riu Vallarta



Riu Palace Tikida Taghazout



Riu Madeira


Sri Lanka:

Riu Sri Lanka



 Riu Palace Zanzibar

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 78% 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 97 hotels in 21 countries. In 2023, the chain welcomed 6,4 million guests and provided jobs for a total of 35,808  employees. RIU is currently the world's 36th ranked chain, one of the Caribbean's most popular, the largest in Spain in terms of revenue and the fourth largest in number of rooms.