From the Riu website & it’s press release…
Palma de Mallorca, 25. Oktober 2012
RIU introduces Internet access in the rooms and public areas of the hotels of America
In its continuing effort to improve customer service and modernize its offer, RIU Hotels & Resorts has announced the introduction of wireless internet access at their hotels in the Americas. Customers of the RIU resorts that have in Mexico , Punta Cana (Dominican Republic), Jamaica , Bahamas , Aruba , Florida (USA) and Costa Rica can now enjoy quality internet connection in all public areas and rooms. Moreover, in the range hotels Riu Palace, this service will be free from November 1.
The hotels in the Riu Classic range remain free internet access in the lobby and now also offer customers the option of hiring paid connection in rooms and other areas. Customers range most luxurious resort, Riu Palace, will benefit from this extra service for free from November 1.
So all RIU clients can connect to the network through their own devices in all public areas and rooms. And for those customers who do not travel with their own equipment, will remain the ‘Business Corners’ in Sports Bars and Lounge 24. They guests can use computers and connection fee, as has been done so far.
About RIU Hotels & Resorts: The international RIU chain was founded in Mallorca, Spain, in 1953 as a small holiday Riu family firm and is still owned by the third generation. The company specializes in holiday resorts. 60% of its establishments offer the acclaimed all-inclusive by RIU. With the opening of its first city hotel in 2010, RIU expands its product range with its own line of urban hotels called Riu Plaza. RIU Hotels & Resorts has over 100 hotels in 16 countries each year receiving more than 3.2 million customers and working in a total of 25,000 employees. RIU is currently the world’s largest chain 30, one of the Caribbean’s and the fourth in Spain.
Technicians are still working on some of the towers & routers. I don’t think I’ll be getting WiFi in my room before I leave on Wednesday morning…