Radisson Hospitality, part of Radisson Hotel Group, signed 10 new hotels in Africa to date in 2018, accelerating its expansion across the continent.
Radisson Hotel Group today has 90 hotels and over 18,000 rooms in operation and under development across 31 countries in Africa and plans to reach 130 hotels and over 23,000 rooms by 2022.
Elie Younes, executive vice president & chief development officer, Radisson Hotel Group, said: “We strongly believe in Africa. We’re thrilled to add 10 new hotels in just nine months. The transactions are strategically aligned to deliver our five-year development plan across the continent, the introduction of new brands and a scaled growth in Africa’s key destinations. So far this year, we’ll be adding more than 1,300 rooms to our portfolio in Africa, and we plan to continue this accelerated growth through further expansion in our focus markets across this flourishing continent.”
In addition to the Radisson Hotel & Apartments Abidjan Plateau and the Park Inn by Radisson Lusaka Longacres that were announced earlier this year, the remaining eight new hotel deals include Radisson Blu Hotel, Casablanca, Morocco, slated to open in 2019. The newly built hotel will feature 120 rooms, with a restaurant and two bars, with leisure facilities consisting of a fully equipped gym and beauty salon. The hotel’s extensive meeting space will be built over an area of 456 square meters. Another addition to the pipeline is Park Inn by Radisson Tunis, Tunisia marking the debut of the brand in the capital. The hotel will feature 102 rooms, and the food and drink options will include a restaurant and a rooftop bar, while the leisure facilities will include a gym. The hotel will be well-equipped for meetings & events with an extensive meeting space, which will offer delegates 261 m2 across three conference rooms, three meeting rooms and a boardroom.Add to Favorites