Barcelona. Between the months of October and November, Hotusa Hotels have enlarged their portfolio with 72 new associated establishments. The chain of independent hotels belonging to the Hotusa Group thus reinforces its position as one of the major hotel consortiums at international level, offering a wide range of services which, as is demonstrated by the upsurge of new additions, has become of particular interest amongst the independent hotels in an economic situation as complicated as the current conditions.
Out of the total number of new additions, 50 are overseas hotels. Worthy of note has been the increase experienced in Italy and in France, with 18 and 11 new hotels respectively. Hotusa Hotels have also added new hotels in Greece (4), United Kingdom (3), Colombia (3), Hungary (2), Holland (2), Portugal (1), Peru (1), Argentina (2), Andorra (1), Ecuador (1) and Mozambique (1) . In Spain, the consortium has enlarged its portfolio with 22 new hotels situated in Catalonia (6), Castile & Leon (2), Galicia (1), Valencia (3), Andalusia (3), Basque Country (4), Asturias (2) and Castile La Mancha (1).
At the present time, Hotusa Hotels has more than 2,330 associated establishments distributed over 27 European destinations: Germany, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Gt. Britain, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, Russia, Slovakia, 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: China, India, United Arab Emirates and Singapore; plus the U.S.A. and Canada.