Radisson Hotel Group announces 15 new hotel signings across EMEA in Q2 2020

by Dina Maaty | Published 3 weeks ago

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Radisson Blu Zaffron Resort, Santorini in Greece (Opening 2021)

Radisson Hotel Group has announced 15 new hotel signings across EMEA in Q2 2020.

Elie Younes, Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Radisson Hotel Group, said: “Our business is based on long-term relationships built on trust and responsibility. Despite the unprecedented challenges we face, we continue to work closely with our stakeholders to support the business. We consequently expanded our footprint in Italy, France, Austria, Greece, Russia, Ukraine, the UAE and across Africa. This is thanks to the relevance of our brands and the dedication of our team. We are grateful to our hotel owners for trusting our brands and people”

The fifteen new signings mark key milestones:

  • The addition of six new hotels in Africa bringing the total to almost 100 hotels across 32 African markets
  • Cementing the groups’ position in Ukraine as the largest international operator with 7 hotels and 1,355 rooms in operation and under development
  • Further cementing the group’s leading position in Russia with two additional hotels 
  • Third signing of the Radisson RED brand in Austria
  • Two new signings in the most renowned ski destination in Italy boosting the group’s portfolio to 10 hotels in operation and under development
  • One new Radisson Blu property on the picturesque island of Santorini, one of the world´s most popular resort destinations

Grand Hotel Savoia Cortina d’Ampezzo, A Radisson Collection Hotel in Italy (Opening 2020)
The premium lifestyle hotel will have 126 guest rooms, including 19 junior suites and 8 suites. Leisure and dining facilities will include an exclusive destination restaurant, lobby and cigar bar, as well as a wellness and spa area. With 600sqm hi-tech meeting and events space, the hotel will have the largest conference area in Cortina.

Radisson Residences Savoia Palace Cortina d’Ampezzo in Italy (Opening 2020)
The new Radisson Residences Savoia Palace Cortina will feature 45 apartments, ranging from 31 to 50sqm, all with Radisson’s unique brand features. Radisson Residences Savoia Palace Cortina d’Ampezzo will also offer a lobby bar and a well-equipped gym.

Radisson RED Innsbruck in Austria (Opening 2023)
Radisson RED Innsbruck will boast a total of 161 rooms, including family rooms and junior suites.

Located in the mixed-use development “Das RAIQA” between the main station and Old Town, the new urban complex also features retail space and public art galleries and will be walking distance to many of the tourist hotspots.

Radisson Hotel & Convention Centre Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo in South Africa (Opening 2020)
The Radisson Hotel & Convention Centre Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo will introduce the group’s upscale Radisson brand to Johannesburg with its 289 modern rooms.

Radisson Hotel & Congress Center Saransk in Russia (Opening 2020)
With 137 rooms, Radisson Hotel & Congress Center Saransk offers an all-day dining restaurant, outside terrace, lobby bar and well-equipped fitness center with a swimming pool and a sauna. The hotel features the largest meeting and events facility in the Mordovian Republic with over 700 square meters of meeting and events spaces.

Radisson Hotel Ulyanovsk in Russia (Opening 2020)
Radisson Hotel Ulyanovsk is located in the historical city center. The hotel will offer 176 guest rooms and suites, an all-day dining restaurant, lobby bar, outside terrace and various meeting rooms.

Radisson Collection Hotel, Bamako in Mali (Opening 2020)
Scheduled to open within the next six months, the Radisson Collection Hotel Bamako in Mali introduces Radisson Hotel Group’s high-end brand to Africa, as the first Radisson Collection hotel to open in the continent.

Radisson Blu Zaffron Resort, Santorini in Greece (Opening 2021)
With its characterised architecture and luxurious style, the Radisson Blu Zaffron Resort, Santorini will feature 102 spacious rooms, suites or villas.

Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Malo-les-Bains in France (Opening 2021)
The hotel, scheduled to open in Q2 2021, complements the group’s existing 16 properties in operation in France and will be the 13th of the upper upscale Radisson Blu brand to open in the country.

Radisson Hotel Addis Ababa in Ethiopia (Opening 2021)
Radisson Hotel Addis Ababa is Radisson Hotel Group’s fifth hotel in Ethiopia. The 114-room hotel will boast a wide variety of food and drink outlets including a traditional Ethiopian specialty restaurant and an international all-day-dining restaurant which leads to the pool bar. The hotel will also have a third bespoke panoramic bar.

Radisson Hotel Fujairah in UAE (Opening 2021)
The Radisson Hotel Fujairah will perfectly complement Radisson Hotel Group’s city and leisure hotels across the United Arab Emirates. The hotel will consist of 193 keys across various room types including standard, superior and suite categories.

The property will feature an all-day dining restaurant, a specialty restaurant, a bar and an executive lounge. Additionally, guests will be able to enjoy an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness studio.

Radisson Hotel Fujairah is the Group’s second Radisson hotel in the Emirate, bringing its UAE portfolio to 24 hotels in operation and under development.

Radisson Hotel Pechersk Park Kiev in Ukraine (Opening 2022)
The first of the new Radisson brand hotel to open in Ukraine’s capital city, this hotel is set to open its doors by Q2 2022. As well as the 167 upscale rooms and suites, guests will also be able to enjoy a vibrant ground floor that offers a combined space for reception, bar and all day restaurant with doors out to a summer terrace, a dedicated floor for meeting & event space, including an outdoor terrace and a spa and a fitness centre offering Turkish baths.

Park Inn by Radisson Durban International Airport DUBE in South Africa (Opening 2022)
The new-build hotel introduces the upper midscale Park Inn by Radisson brand to Durban and strengthens Radisson Hotel Group’s current portfolio of 15 hotels (3,007 rooms) in operation and under development in the country.

Radisson Hotel & Apartments Accra in Ghana (Opening 2023)
The hotel is a full renovation of an existing 121 room hotel and construction of an additional tower which will offer 54 hotel apartments, creating a mixed-use development.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Abuja City Centre, Nigeria (Opening 2024)
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Abuja City Centre is the group’s first hotel in Abuja, complementing the group’s nine hotels in operation and under development in Nigeria.









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