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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 launches ‘Taste My UAE’ food and drink campaign

by Crystal Chesters | 29 Aug 2016

The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is launching a new annual food and drink campaign, “Taste My UAE”, designed to showcase creative cuisine in the company’s restaurants. The campaign will run from 1 September – 30 November 2016 at 26 of the hotel group’s restaurants in Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson properties across Dubai,

The Panel: Foodies Fight Back

by Sophia Soltani | 26 Jul 2016

With fast emerging foodie-hubs unraveling across Dubai, Hotel News ME talks to the experts to hear how hotel restaurants are biting back with new cutting-edge concepts and building brands inside a hotel to fend off the competition from standalone enterprises. Today’s F&B marketplace plays host to cut-throat competition with new foodie hubs and concepts popping

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

Chef Uwe Micheel opens Emirati restaurant

by Dina Maaty | 09 May 2016

Chef Uwe Micheel, director of kitchens, Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Deira Creek and president, Emirates Culinary Guild will open his own licensed Emirati restaurant, Aseelah. Located at Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Diera Creek, Aseelah will combine the old and new, with the aim of illustrating Dubai’s past and present through its menu. With the help

Carlson Rezidor calls upon ATM crowd to #GrowOurTree

by Sophia Soltani | 25 Apr 2016

To grow the community of responsible business enthusiasts beyond hotels, Carlson Rezidor has created a digital tree that will launch on the company’s stand at this year’s Arabian Travel Market. The unusual-looking  tree is populated by social media images enabling it to grow as images are added to the tree using the hashtag #GrowOurTree.  “The

VIDEO: ATM 2016: Mark Willis, The Rezidor Hotel Group

by Sophia Soltani | 12 Apr 2016

Mark Willis area vice president Middle East and Turkey, The Rezidor Hotel Group gives Hotel News ME an exclusive insight on what to expect from the group at this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM). STAND NO: HC0730 Will you be unveiling any new properties or announcements at ATM? If so, can you tell us a

Radisson RED set to debut in Dubai

by Sophia Soltani | 07 Mar 2016

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

Radisson Blu launches interior design concept: BluPrint

by Sophia Soltani | 22 Feb 2016

Radisson Blu has launched a new interior design concept – BluPrint. The latest addition to the brand’s portfolio offers the styling of guest rooms, social and public spaces, as well as meetings  and events.  Commenting in the new concept, Rose Anderson, vice president, branding, Radisson Blu, said: “The intention behind BluPrint is two-fold. As guest

Rezidor reports 30% growth in 2015

by Sophia Soltani | 15 Feb 2016

The Rezidor Hotel Group ended 2015 with 41 hotel signings totalling 7,900 rooms and the opening of 24 hotels, amounting to 4,000 rooms surpassing reported 2014 results. During the past year, Rezidor also reached the milestone of 100,000 rooms in operation or under development.   Commenting on the successful year of signings, Elie Younes, executive vice









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