Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has announced two new additions to its Europe, Middle East and Africa regional business development team, to signal its commitment to accelerate growth in key European markets.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is signing a new Radisson RED in Portland. This new-build hotel is expected to break ground this summer at the southwest corner of SW Broadway and SW Columbia Street and plans to open in mid-2018.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is expanding Radisson Blu in Latin America with three hotels; Radisson Blu Santiago, La Dehesa in Chile as well as Radisson Blu San Andrés Resort & Spa and Radisson Blu ar Santa Marta Resort & Spa in Colombia. “Radisson Blu has a global presence with over 280 hotels in operation throughout the world and we see great potential for the brand in Latin America,” said Javier Rosenberg, chief operating officer, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.
Carlson Rezidor is opening its first hotel in Slovenia, the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Ljubljana. The 236-rooms hotel is the conversion of an existing hotel and will be re-branded in late 2015. “We are delighted to arrive in a new country and to further expand our strong network in capital cities of Central and Eastern Europe,” said Wolfgang Neumann, president, Rezidor.
Carlson Rezidor is planning two new Radisson Blu beach resorts in Mauritius. The 100-room Radisson Blu Azuri Resort & Spa, and the 57-residence Radisson Blu Azuri Residence & Suites are conversions of existing properties and will already be rebranded in Q3 2015.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has the first member hotels of Quorvus Collection: The Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, The May Fair Hotel London, and the G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh. Wolfgang Neumann, president, Rezidor Hotel Group, announced: “We are delighted to welcome three iconic hotels to Quorvus Collection, our latest luxury brand.”
Carlson Rezidor has acquired the Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel Cape Town in South Africa. The upper upscale property featuring 143 rooms is scheduled to open within the next six months following a refit.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today shared the results of the company’s 9th Annual Responsible business action month.
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has announced a three year partnership with African Fashion International (AFI) as the official accommodation partner for its national fashion weeks - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town, Joburg and Africa. “The Carlson-Rezidor and AFI partnership recognises two icons within their respective industries, both of whom are promoting Africa as a world class creative destination,” said Han Oldenburger, regional director Sub-Saharan Africa Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.
The Edwardian Group is celebrating their rebranding to Radisson Blu Edwardian, beginning with its property in London. The move follows a recent decision for the group of thirteen hotels in London, Guildford and Manchester to align with the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.
Staff members at Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson hotels across mainland UK are under starters orders for a charity cycle relay between 31 UK properties. Starting in Glasgow on May 6th and ending in Southend-on-Sea on 20th May, the 1300+ mile journey is expected to take around 140 cycling hours and to raise £30,000 for a range of local UK charities.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today announced the appointment of Rob Smith as general manager of the Radisson Plaza Hotel, Minneapolis. Smith, who assumes his new role April 9, was most recently general manager of the Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa.