Radisson Hotel Group announces plans for 15 new hotels across EMEA region taking group’s total to almost 100 hotels across 32 African markets
The Radisson Hotel Group has announced 15 new hotel signings across EMEA in Q2 2020. The move is said to reaffirm the group’s commitment to its five-year development plan. The group says it continues to expand its new brand architecture and further strengthen its presence across EMEA.
The 15 new signings are said to mark key milestones including the addition of six new hotels in Africa, bringing the total to almost 100 hotels across 32 African markets, securing the groups’ position in Ukraine as the largest international operator with seven hotels and 1,355 rooms in operation and under development, as well as cementing the group’s position in Russia with two additional hotels.
It also marks the third signing of the Radisson RED brand in Austria, two new signings in the most renowned ski destination in Italy which boosts the group’s portfolio to 10 hotels in operation and under development, and one new Radisson Blu property on the island of Santorini.
“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,” said Elie Younes, executive VP & chief development officer at the Radisson Hotel Group.
The new hotels include: the Grand Hotel Savoia Cortina d’Ampezzo, A Radisson Collection Hotel in Italy (Opening 2020); Radisson Residences Savoia Palace Cortina d’Ampezzo in Italy (Opening 2020); Radisson Hotel Fujairah in UAE (Opening 2021); Radisson Hotel & Convention Centre Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo in South Africa (Opening 2020); Radisson Hotel & Congress Center Saransk in Russia (Opening 2020); Radisson Hotel Ulyanovsk in Russia (Opening 2020); Radisson Collection Hotel, Bamako in Mali (Opening 2020); Radisson Blu Zaffron Resort, Santorini in Greece (Opening 2021); Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Malo-les-Bains in France (Opening 2021); Radisson Hotel Addis Ababa in Ethiopia (Opening 2021); Radisson Hotel Pechersk Park Kiev in Ukraine (Opening 2022); Park Inn by Radisson Durban International Airport DUBE in South Africa (Opening 2022); Radisson Hotel & Apartments Accra in Ghana (Opening 2023); Radisson RED Innsbruck in Austria (Opening 2023) and Radisson Blu Hotel, Abuja City Centre, Nigeria (Opening 2024).