Radisson Hotel Group has signed for its premier Radisson RED property in Norway.
Slated to open in 2021, Radisson RED Okern Oslo will be home to 224 rooms and suites, as well as a number of meeting rooms, a restaurant and a rooftop bar offering 360-degree views of the capital.
“We are thrilled to bring the first Radisson RED to Norway and offer our guests this bold, playful brand in such an up-and-coming area of Oslo,” executive vice president and chief development officer, Radisson Hotel Group, Elie Younes enthused. “It’s hugely exciting to be part of this highly innovative project – the perfect fit for Radisson RED.”
All design aspects of the hotel project will be made with the guest experience and sustainability in mind, with the aim of achieving BREAAM-Nor certification.
BREEAM is a third-party world-leading sustainability assessment method, which only a handful of all Norwegian hotels have achieved, including the Radisson Blu Atlantic Hotel, Stavanger in Norway.
Økern itself is often referred to as the future city centre of Oslo, as it’s a living laboratory with the goal of becoming Europe’s most environmentally friendly urban development project. Økern Centre is situated in the heart of Hovinbyen, one of Oslo’s newest and most ambitious city development areas. The district of Hovinbyen is Oslo’s biggest development area, with up to 40,000 new apartment buildings in planning – providing homes to 100,000 people. There’s also a 2,500,000m2 area for trade and industry, resulting in as many as 100,000 new jobs.
Radisson RED Okern Oslo will be located at Økern, dubbed as the future city centre of Oslo and poised to become one of Europe’s most environmentally friendly urban development projects, within walking distance of the metro, airport express bus and Ring 3.
This will all make the hotel a natural choice for guests who want easy access to travel across the entire capital.