Over the months of March and April, Hotusa Hotels has enlarged its portfolio with 111 new associated establishments. Hotusa Group's chain of independent hotels has thus strengthened its positioning as one of the major hotel consortiums at international level, offering a wide range of services that - as the progress of the new associates demonstrates - draw special interest among the independent hotels in an economic context as complicated as the current situation.
Of the total number of new additions, 71 are located on foreign soil. Most noteworthy is the growth experienced in Italy, with 30 new establishments, as well as France with 15. What is more, the company has made its debut in Singapore with the addition of the Berjaya Hotel Singapore 4*, giving it presence in three Asian countries, following behind China and India. Additionally, new establishments have become associated in Portugal (9), U.S.A. (3), Argentina (3), Holland (3), Germany (3), Mexico (1), Turkey (1), Czech Republic (1), Hungary (1).
In Spain, the consortium has enlarged its portfolio with 40 new hotels located in Andalusia (8), Aragon (2), Asturias (1), Balearic Islands (1), Castile la Mancha (1), Castile & Leon (3), Catalonia (7), Community of Madrid (4), Galicia (5), Murcia (1), Navarre (1), Valencia (5) and Basque Country (1).
At present, the portfolio held by the consortium comprises over 2,330 associated establishments distributed throughout 27 European destinations: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Slovakia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey; 12 Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Guatemala and Venezuela; 4 African countries: Morocco, Mozambique, Tunisia and South Africa; 3 Asian countries: Singapore, China and India; in addition to the U.S.A. and Canada.
About The Hotusa Group
Created in 1977 with its headquarters in Barcelona, the Hotusa Group is currently a booming organization comprising an important number of companies connected with the most diverse spheres of activity in the tourist sector. The company last year received the 2008 Principe Felipe Prize for Excellency in Tourism, granted by the Ministry of Industry, Tourism & Trade.
Apart from the Hotusa Hotels Consortium, the Hotusa Group also includes the independent hotel chain Elysées West Hotels, the hotel representatives Keytel, the central booking office Restel, the technology firm IGM Web and the portal for data management and on-line bookings, Hotelius.com and a division for directly operated hotels with a portfolio of 86 establishments, 51 of which belong to the Eurostars Hotels chain.