The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces the Radisson Blu Hotel, Milan in Italy. The existing hotel – originally opened in 2007 as the Chedi Milan – features 250 rooms and will be rebranded in Q1 2010. “Milan is a key market for us. The city is one of the world’s fashion capitals, and we are delighted to be present in town with our chic, contemporary and design orientated core brand Radisson Blu”, says Kurt Ritter, President & CEO of Rezidor. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Milan is Rezidor’s second property in Italy – the company also manages the Radisson Blu es. Hotel, Rome (232 rooms).
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Milan is located north of the city centre, within minutes of Milan’s two trade fairs. Its 250 guest rooms with a spacious average size of 37 m2 fascinate with an “Asia-meets-Italy” style designed by the well-known Indonesian firm Jaya & Associates. Extras include elegant limestone bathrooms, flat screen TVs and Radisson’s signature free high speed internet access. Besides a restaurant and a trendy lounge bar the hotel also offers nearly 800 square metres of meeting and conference space. After a hectic day in Italy’s commercial capital, guests can relax in the stylish spa and at the indoor swimming pool.
Since its first opening, the hotel has received rave reviews. Fortune Magazine proclaimed it as one of the Best New Business Hotels in the World. The UK’s Daily Telegraph called it a “super-chic urban retreat” and Vogue UK proclaimed it as “the place to stay if you want to mix with the high fashion crowd in the Italian capital of style”. Under the First Class and Full Service Radisson Blu brand the hotel’s sophisticated image will be developed further and brought to new heights.