Carlson Rezidor has announced the debut of Radisson RED to Dubai, marking the brand’s entry to the region. The new property will be located in Dubai’s Silicon Oasis, the hotel will boast 171-rooms and is expected to open in Q3 2018.
“Dubai has always been an important destination for our growth, and its continued development opens up new opportunities for our expansion. Our total portfolio in Dubai currently stands at 13 hotels with more than 2,600
rooms, and we are excited to introduce our first Radisson RED to the city”, said Elie Younes, Executive Vice president and chief development officer of Rezidor at the signing ceremony in Dubai. “Furthermore, it is even a greater privilege to see the brand being launched in partnership with the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, a Government entity of Dubai, further committed to grow the city as a regional business hub with a focus on innovation, technology and entrepreneurship”, added Younes.
The new Radisson RED will be located 14km from Dubai International Airport (DXB) and 33km from Al Maktoum Airport. Additional facilities will include dining outlets, an outdoor terrace and a number of reading rooms. The hotel will be at the centre of the Silicon Park around various food and restaurant outlets along with a business centre and meeting facilities connected to the property.
“We are pleased to welcome Rezidor to Dubai Silicon Oasis and to be the inaugural footstep for the Radisson RED brand in Dubai. Silicon Park is set to become the first smart city project to take shape within Dubai Silicon Oasis, and we are confident that its technological advancements will create great synergies with the Radisson RED concept and its focus on technology”, commented Dr. Mohammed Alzarooni, vice chairman anc CEO of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority. “We are also confident that the smart solutions that Silicon Park will offer combined with the strategic location of Dubai Silicon Oasis, will allow the hotel to offer its customers a unique experience within a community that allows people to work, live and play. We look forward to working closely with Rezidor to ensure the hotel brand and experience are fully expressed, for a mutually beneficial completion”, Dr. Alzarooni added.