Founded in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca (Spain), Meliá Hotels International has more than 380 hotels open or in the process of opening in more than 40 countries under the brands Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts, Paradisus by Meliá, ME by Meliá, Meliá Hotels & Resorts, The Meliá Collection, INNSiDE by Meliá and Sol by Meliá, in addition to a broad portfolio of hotels under the Affiliated by Meliá brand.
The Company is one of the world's leading companies in the resort segment and its experience in this sector has enabled it to consolidate its position in the growing market of leisure-inspired urban hotels.
The strategic focus on international expansion has enabled Meliá Hotels International to position itself today as the leading Spanish hotel company with a presence in key markets such as China, the Middle East and the United States, as well as maintaining its leadership in traditional markets such as Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Its commitment to sustainable tourism has led it to be recognised as the most sustainable hotel company in Spain and Europe according to the latest Corporate Sustainability Assessment by S&P Global (Silver Class 2022), as well as the seventh company in the world (and first in the tourism sector) in sustainable management, according to the Wall Street Journal, and the only Spanish tourism company among the "Europe's Climate Leaders 2021" according to the Financial Times.
Meliá Hotels International is also part of the IBEX 35 and is the first company in the sector to be included in the responsible index of the Spanish stock exchange FTSE4Good, of which it has been a member since 2008. It is also the Spanish tourism company with the best corporate reputation according to the Merco Corporate Reputation Monitor.