The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has announced the opening of Radisson Blu Hotel Nagpur in India, its first property in Nagpur and the group’s 53rd hotel in India.
“Carlson Rezidor has been operating in India for 14 years and it has been growing from strength to strength in this emerging economy. By 2015, we will have 100 operating hotels in India which reinforces our position as the largest international hotel operator in India based on the number of hotels,” said president – Asia Pacific, The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Simon Barlow.
“Our success in this market is in part due to the strong relationship that we have with hotel owners. We have just signed a strategic partnership with Bestech Hospitalities to develop our Park Inn by Radisson brand in north and central India, and the newly opened Radisson Blu Hotel Nagpur will be the fifth property that we are managing for Bestech,” he continued.
The company reports that Radisson Blu Hotel Nagpur has 214 rooms and suites, providing a good base for exploring the Pench, Tadoba and Kanha tiger reserves. It is within easy reach of the airport and the railway station, and is just minutes away from the city’s main commercial and business zones, including the Mihan special economic zone.
Radisson Blu Hotel Nagpur has over 3,048m2 of event space, which can accommodate up to 1,000 people. As to recreational facilities, they include a spa, a fitness centre and an outdoor swimming pool. The hotel also offers a variety of dining options such as Ethyl Bar and Lounge, Cakewalk Tea lounge and Pastry Shop, The Creative Kitchen, Ni Hao and Indya Oye.
“There has been a growing interest amongst hotel developers and owners in the Radisson Blu brand in India. 14 more Radisson Blu hotels will open in key cities in India over the next three years. We are most honoured to be once again working with Bestech Hospitalities, our partner of 10 years, to bring this vibrant, first-class brand to Nagpur,” said executive vice president – South Asia, The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, K.B. Kachru.
Managing director, Bestech Hospitalities, Dharmendra Bhandari added: “Carlson Rezidor has proven that they have an excellent global infrastructure and local expertise to deliver successful hotels.”
“The globally recognised Radisson Blu brand appeals to business and leisure travellers, and this will greatly benefit Radisson Blu Hotel Nagpur and put it on the global map,” concluded managing director, Bestech Hospitalities, Sunil Satija.