A 100% family-owned Spanish company dedicated to the tourism sector for more than 60 years, whose origins date back to the shoe industry in 1877.
With more than 100 4 and 5 star hotels on four continents.
We strive to create a framework for responsible tourism that focuses on people, as the lifeblood of the business, and on the oceans through our Wave of Change movement, as an expression of our promise to future generations.
1877 Antoni Fluxà sets up his own small artisan shoe workshop in Inca, Mallorca (Spain).
1928 Lorenzo Fluxà (Antoni’s son) takes over the family business.
1956 The Iberostar Group enters the tourism industry with the purchase of Viajes Iberia and begins to create alliances with the most prestigious tour operators in Europe, USA and Canada.
1983 The Iberostar brand is born, with 7 hotels in Mallorca.
1993 Iberostar Hotels & Resorts begins its internationalisation process with the first hotel in the Caribbean: Iberostar Bávaro, Punta Cana (Dominican Republic).
1998 Creation of the airline Iberworld.
2004 The Iberostar Group sets up the Iberostar Foundation, an institution for social assistance, cultural development and development cooperation.
2005 Sabina and Gloria Fluxà join the family business.
2006 The Iberostar Group sells its travel agencies to private equity fund The Carlyle Group and Vista Capital (Banco Santander) to focus on the hotel business. First hotel in Brazil, Iberostar Bahia in Praia do Forte.