MADRID — RIU Hotels has completed the reopening of all its hotels in the Americas, becoming the first Spanish hotel chain to reach the milestone.
The June 1 reopening of the Riu Tequila in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the Riu Palace Macao in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the Riu Negril in Negril, Jamaica, and the Riu Plaza Panama in Panama completes the company’s reactivation process of all 42 hotels in the region. Fully opened at 20 hotels in Mexico, six in Jamaica, six in the D.R., three in the United States, two in Costa Rica, two in Panama and one in the Bahamas.
Following these openings in the Americas and additional ones in Europe in the coming days, RIU will have 76 of its 100 hotels open worldwide.
Riu Hotels previously announced that all RIU guests from countries that require a negative antibody test prior to returning home can get the test free of charge at its Caribbean destinations. Plus, all hotels have applied the 17 safety protocols included in the company’s manual for post-COVID hotels, created in collaboration with Preverisk, an international leader in food safety, hygiene and health.