The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group (Carlson Rezidor) has announced the opening of Radisson Blu Plaza Chongqing.
This is the first Radisson Blu hotel to be established in Chongqing, an emerging megacity with a population of over 32 million. With the addition of Radisson Blu Plaza Chongqing, Carlson Rezidor will have 80 operating hotels and another 76 under development in Asia Pacific.
“The opening of Radisson Blu Plaza Chongqing marks the steady growth of the Radisson Blu brand and Carlson Rezidor’s presence in China
. With a total of 16 scheduled hotels openings for 2012 in Asia Pacific, we are well on track with our growth strategy to strengthen our portfolio in this fast growing region,” outlined president – Asia Pacific, Carlson Rezidor, Simon Barlow.
Radisson Blu Plaza Chongqing has 308 rooms and suites that offer views of the city and the Yangtze River. Conveniently located in the Nan'an District, the hotel is close to Chongqing International Exhibition Centre and the shopping districts of Nanping and Jiefangbei.
Radisson Blu Plaza Chongqing has extensive meetings facilities, including a pillar-less Grand Ballroom that can accommodate up to 1,000 people, conference rooms and a conference centre.
Recreational facilities include a fitness centre, a yoga room and a heated indoor swimming pool. The hotel’s F&B options include Shiki Japanese Teppanyaki Restaurant & Sushi Bar, Bin 22 lobby lounge, River Café all-day dining restaurant and Ya Yuan Chinese restaurant.
“Radisson Blu Plaza Chongqing offers a first-class experience to visitors to Chongqing. This dynamic city is one of China’s major manufacturing hubs and with the rapid improvements to infrastructure and the influx of investments, Chongqing is on a path to strong economic growth. This also means that the city is attracting an increasing number of business and leisure visitors who want first-class accommodations,” added vice president – China, Carlson Rezidor
, Winston Chien.
“We are proud to be working with Carlson Rezidor
. They have proven hotel management capabilities, strong global and local resources and internationally well-known brands. We are confident that under their management, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Chongqing will be a success,” continued chairman, Chongqing Xunsheng Real Estate Development (the company that owns the hotel), Paul Tung.