Carlson Rezidor

Carlson Rezidor rebrands to Radisson Hotel Group

by Patrick Ryan | 06 Mar 2018

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group announced its rebranding to Radisson Hotel Group, effective immediately, at the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) in Berlin. “Today is the start of an exciting era for the Radisson Hotel Group, united by our new brand and long-term vision to become a top three hospitality company in the world,” said Federico

Radisson Blu announces fifth hotel in Jeddah

by Patrick Ryan | 21 Jan 2018

Radisson Blu has announced the opening of its fifth hotel in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – the 150-room Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Corniche. The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has 38 hotels and over 10,000 rooms in operation and under development in Saudi Arabia. Bassam Abu Laban, general manager Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Corniche said: “We are

A new dawn in Saudi Arabia

by Patrick Ryan | 12 Sep 2017

Maram Kokandi, GM of Park Inn by Radisson Jeddah Madinah Road made headlines all over the world when she was announced as the first female hotel general manager in Saudi Arabia this year. She speaks to Hotel News Middle East for the first time about her incredible journey and plans for the future Maram Kokandi

Carlson Rezidor makes senior appointment in region

by Patrick Ryan | 08 Jun 2017

The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has appointed Mark Willis to the position of area senior vice president for the Middle East, Turkey & Africa. In his new role, Willis (pictured right) assumes responsibilities for the African continent, in addition to the Middle East & Turkey. Mark Willis said: “I feel privileged to be given this

Carlson Rezidor announces major signings in Saudi Arabia

by Patrick Ryan | 25 May 2017

The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has announced the signing of two major hotels in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The hotel giant announced a management agreement with Saudi company Al Majd Al Arabiah was announced comprising a total of 2,850 rooms. This announcement will result in the opening of the world’s largest Radisson Blu hotel, featuring over 1,250

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group makes key appointment

by Patrick Ryan | 10 May 2017

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has promoted Eric de Neef to the position of executive vice president, global chief branding and commercial officer. de Neef, currently also the executive vice president & chief commercial officer of Rezidor Hotel Group (EMEA), will assume additional responsibilities and lead the branding and commercial organisation for the Carlson Rezidor Hotel

Rezidor Hotel Group Signs 1,900 Rooms in Q3 2016

by Sophia Soltani | 25 Oct 2016

The Rezidor Hotel Group has revealed that it signed 1,900 rooms during Q3 of 2016. Currently, the group has added 33 hotels and more than 6,400 rooms to its pipeline, and 14 new hotels with almost 2,700 rooms. Rezidor’s portfolio now comprises of approximately 475 hotels in operation or under development with 104,000 rooms in

Rezidor inks deal for three new properties in the UAE

by Sophia Soltani | 24 Aug 2016

Carlson Rezidor has signed three new properties in the UAE. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront and the Park Inn by Radisson Resort Ras Al Khaimah Marjan Island will welcome the first guests in Q2-2017 and the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Canal View will open its doors in Q1-2018. “The UAE is a key strategic

Two new Radisson Blu hotels for Saudi Arabia

by Sophia Soltani | 04 Jul 2016

Two new Radisson Blu hotels will open in Saudi Arabia by the end of the year, operator Rezidor, part of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, has revealed. Radisson Blu Resort Half Moon Bay, Al Khobar (158 keys) and the Radisson Blu Hotel, Buraidah (120 keys) will welcome the first guests in the fourth quarter of

Carlson Rezidor signs four new hotels in Africa

by Sophia Soltani | 26 Jun 2016

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.









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