Radisson Blu has opened its third hotel in Nigeria, and its second hotel in the country’s largest city, Lagos. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group now has a portfolio of 85 hotels, and over 17,800 rooms in operation and under development in Africa.
Country Inns & Suites by Carlson has changed its name to Country Inn & Suites by Radisson. It is hoped the name change will allow the individual hotels to leverage the global recognition and strength of the Radisson brand.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has opened its second hotel in Dakar, Senegal. Radisson Hotel Dakar Diamniadio is a 152-room hotel with a unique congress centre that will provide over 14,700 m2 of space for large scale exhibitions, conventions and events.
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has entered its 30th African country with the debut of its upper upscale brand, Radisson Blu, in Cameroon. The Radisson Blu Hotel & Apartments Douala, Cameroon is scheduled to open in 2019 and brings the group’s African portfolio to 83 hotels and over 17,500 rooms in operation and under development.
Park Inn by Radisson is opening the new Park Inn by Radisson Izmailovo. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group now has eight hotels operating in Moscow and the Moscow region, with 9,800 rooms in the group’s 36-hotel Russian portfolio.
Radisson Blu Coimbatore, India has opened its doors. Coimbatore, the second largest city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is known for its industrial activity, extensive textile mills and surrounding cotton fields. Centrally located on Avinashi Road and seven kilometres away from Coimbatore International Airport and Coimbatore Junction, the city’s primary railway station, the hotel is also close to textile and engineering industries, educational institutions and multi-specialty hospitals.
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.