Carlson confirms Radisson Kolkota plans

Carlson Hotels has confirmed plans to develop the Radisson Hotel Kolkota, which is scheduled to open by 1 June 2010.Owned by Kolkata Hotels Ltd, the Radisson Hotel Kolkata will be located near Diamond Harbour in the southern suburbs of Kolkata, India.

The hotel will be located within a kilometre of the NSC Bose International Airport and is close to tourist attractions like Salt Lake, Park Street Rajarhat, the Victoria Memorial, Raj Bhavan and the India museum.

The hotel is based within seven acres. The existing hotel building will be completely demolished and rebuilt to Radisson specifications. The Radisson Hotel Kolkota will offer 250 rooms, an all-day dining café, various speciality restaurants, a stylish bar, health club, business centre, meeting and convention facilities and a swimming pool.

Speaking on behalf of the owner, Mr. Rajiv Kumar, director, Kolkata Hotels Ltd, said, “Kolkata is the main business, commercial and financial hub of Eastern India and attracts both domestic and international business travellers. Radisson Kolkata will offer world-class hospitality with a delightful mix of comfort, style and convenience to our guests.”