Radisson Hotel Group recently revealed that so far this year, it has signed for 10 new properties in Africa, two of which are located in North Africa.
The first of the two North Africa-based properties is the Radisson Blu Hotel, Casablanca in Morocco. Slated to open in 2019, the hotel will stand in Casablanca’s business district and within arm’s reach of major attractions. As well as 120 keys, the hotel will house a restaurant and two bars, a fully equipped gym, a beauty salon and 456m2 of meeting space.
Meanwhile, Park Inn by Radisson Tunis, Tunisia, will represent Radisson Hotel Group’s arrival in Tunisia’s capital. Standing in the city centre, the hotel will be within walking distance from the Tunis Train Station, as well as the business district of Avenue Habib Bourguiba and Avenue Mohamed V. The Medina, with more than 700 monuments, palaces, mausoleums and the Great Mosque found just 1.5km away from the hotel. Park Inn by Radisson Tunis will boast 102 rooms, a restaurant and a rooftop bar, a gym and 261m2 of extensive meeting space, including three conference rooms, three meeting rooms and a boardroom.
The other African hotels include: Radisson Hotel & Apartments Abidjan Plateau; Park Inn by Radisson Lusaka Longacres; Radisson Collection Ikoyi Lagos, Nigeria; Radisson Hotel Lagos Ikeja, Nigeria; Park Inn by Radisson Serviced Apartment Lagos VI, Nigeria; Radisson RED Hotel Abidjan, Ivory Coast; Radisson Blu Hotel Niamey, Niger; and Radisson Blu Hotel Conakry, Republic of Guinea.
Executive vice president and chief development officer, Radisson Hotel Group, Elie Younes declared: “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.”