The Pestana Group is Portugal’s largest international tourism and leisure group and one of the largest in Europe where it ranks 25th. There are eight business divisions operating under the Pestana brand including; Hotels & Resorts, Pousadas de Portugal, Holiday Ownership, Gaming, Travel, Golf and Residence, Industry and International Business Centre of Madeira.
Starting with a 300 bedroom hotel in Madeira Island in 20th November 1972, the family owned Pestana Group has grown steadily and currently includes in its portfolio of nearly 90 four and five star hotels worldwide with fours brands: Pestana Hotels & Resorts, Pousadas de Portugal, Pestana Collection and Pestana CR7.