Radisson Blu Resort Phu Quoc has appointed Peter Feran as general manager of the stunning new beachfront resort.
Radisson Blu has become the fastest growing hotel brand in Africa. This year’s W Hospitality Pipeline Report ranked Radisson Blu as the leading individual hotel brand with the largest number of hotels under construction in Africa.
Radisson Blu continues its expansion in key global cities of the world, with the latest opening in the United Arab Emirates - Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront.
Denis Dernault, general manager of the Radisson Blu Kigali in Rwanda, tells Breaking Travel News how important tourism is to the development of the country. He also praises his team at the hotel following their recent success at the World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony.
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.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has signed a long-term management agreement of a canal-side hotel in the inner part of Venice’s San Marco district, just steps from renowned Saint Mark’s Square.
Denis Dernault, general manager, Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, speaks to Breaking Travel News as the location hosts the World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony 2017.
The Rezidor Hotel Group is introducing its first residence property in Dhahran, bringing the brand to Saudi Arabia for the first time. With 92 stylish and sophisticated apartments, a restaurant and a gym, guests will find everything they need to feel at home at the Radisson Blu Residence, Dhahran.
Radisson Blu Hotel Marrakech Carré Eden has opened its doors to the first guests in Morocco. Situated on Boulevard Mohamed V, the hotel is in the heart of the trendy Guéliz district, known for its great shops, bars and clubs. It’s just a short amble from the old medina, with its ancient souks, alleys and the atmospheric Djemaa el-Fna square.
Radisson Blu is strengthening its presence in Finland with the opening of Radisson Blu Aleksanteri Hotel, Helsinki. The newly renovated hotel has a strong connection to the local people and culture, and promises to be every guest’s “home away from home”. “We are proud to extend our long-term partnership with SOK Corporation and add another stunning hotel to our portfolio of award-winning hotels in the Nordic region,” said Tom Flanagan, area vice president for The Rezidor Hotel Group in the Nordics.
Special forces have stormed a hotel in Malian capital Bamako in an attempt to end a siege by gunmen. As many as ten attackers are holding 170 people hostage at the Radisson Blu Hotel in the city. The property is popular with international business travellers, flight crews and Malian visitors.