Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has partnered with Accomable, a UK-based global platform that provides specialised information and listings on assisted travel, adapted hotels and vacation rentals for disabled and elderly people. Other site highlights include useful tips such as nearby hotel attractions and travel information vital for all accessible travellers. The deal will cover the Asia Pacific region.
Carlson Rezidor is accelerating its growth strategy in Africa. The group has opened five Radisson Blu hotels in the first six months of 2016 and signed four new hotels including the first Quorvus Collection in Africa. The group is also entering 28th country in Africa and taking the Park Inn by Radisson brand to the Indian Ocean Islands.
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has unveiled the Park Inn Apartment Hotel Istanbul Esenyurt. The property with 484 keys will be Rezidor’s largest hotel in Turkey and increases the group’s portfolio in the country to 22 hotels with almost 4,000 rooms in operation or under development.
Carlson Rezidor has signed a portfolio agreement withMushtaq Group of Hotels to open seven hotels comprising 817-rooms under the Radisson Blu, Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM brands, in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group appointed Jolene Reid director of Development for Canada. Reid will be based in Halifax, Nova Scotia and will represent all Carlson Rezidor hotel brands. Reid will report to Phil Silberstein, executive vice president, Development, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.
Carlson Rezidor, one of the largest and most dynamic hotel groups worldwide, continues to strengthen its presence in Africa, the company’s most important growth market. The group has announced the first Radisson Blu Residence in Nairobi, Kenya. The property with 123 units will be located adjacent to the State House and welcome the first guests in late 2016.
Radisson Medan will be the fifth Carlson Rezidor hotel scheduled to open in Indonesia after Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu, Radisson Golf & Convention Center Batam, Park Inn by Radisson Lampung and Radisson Jakarta Cengkareng. Medan is the fourth largest city in Indonesia, and within a one-hour flight radius of Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Penang.
Carlson Rezidor is anticipated to open its first Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi in late 2015, with the property becoming Rezidor’s flagship hotel in East Africa. The hotel will have 271 bedrooms and feature a health club, spa and over 1,400 square metres of conference space. Nairobi has one of the fastest growing economies on the continent and is seen by Carlson Rezidor as the gateway to rest of Africa.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is launching its new Radisson Red hotel brand in India. The launch of this upscale Lifestyle Elect brand is part of the group’s aggressive expansion plans for India, where it currently has 74 hotels in operation and 43 more in the pipeline.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has appointed Fred Schwartz as vice president, Owner Relations, Americas. He will report directly to Philip Silberstein, executive vice president, Development, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Americas.
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has seen the opening of Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Newlands. The hotel offers 122 superior guest rooms and lies at the foot of Table Mountain – a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town.
Carlson Rezidor is planning to open two new properties in Uganda and Ghana. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Kampala will open in 2016 while The Radisson Blu Hotel Accra Airport is set to open in 2017.