Radisson Hotel Group has entered a new African market, Niger, with the signing of Radisson Blu Niamey.
The new-build hotel will open in 2019.
The Radisson Blu Hotel Niamey, Niger, will be ideally positioned in the city centre, surrounded by the Presidential Palace, the National Hospital and the City Hall.
The hotel will have unrivalled access into and out of Niamey International Airport, situated just eight kilometres away.
Erwan Garnier, director, development, sub-Sahara Africa, Radisson Hotel Group, said: “Niger is a new country for Radisson Hotel Group to enter and we’ve identified significant potential to expand in this country with three of our brands: Radisson Blu, Radisson and Park Inn by Radisson.
“Niamey, the capital city of Niger and a hub in Francophone west Africa, is part of ECOWAS, and will strengthen Radisson Hotel Group’s strategic position in west Africa.
“So far, this year, we have signed four hotel deals in the ECOWAS community, indicating our robust growth strategy and commitment to the region.
“The hotel will lead the market in Niamey as it fills the void of quality internationally branded hotels in the region.”
The 194-room hotel will include five different rooms’ types, including stylish presidential and royal suites.
The food and drink outlets will also offer a variety of choice, including two restaurants, two bars.
The extensive meeting and events area will span an area of more than 2,000 sqm – including a conference room, business centre and various meeting rooms.
The hotel will also feature a fascinating spa area of 800 sqm, fitness room and open swimming pool.