Radisson Hotel Group overcame a tumultuous year by strengthening its domestic portfolio with eight new hotels across four brands in 2020. Located in key gateway cities and emerging destinations, these new hotels will collectively add over 1000 keys to its domestic network in the next three to five years. The Group also added a new brand ‘Radisson Individuals’ to its portfolio, which gives independent hotels and small chains the opportunity to become part of the global Radisson Hotel Group and benefit from international exposure.
In the begining of 2020, the Group had announced four hotel signings – Radisson Blu Hotel Jaipur Malviya Nagar, Radisson Hotel Dehradun, Park Inn by Radisson Jabalpur and Park Inn by Radisson Mashobra. These were followed by four additional signings at the end of the year – Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay, Radisson Resort & Spa Lonavala, The White Hotel Katra, a member of Radisson Individuals and Park Inn by Radisson Prayagraj.
“We remained focused on our long-term expansion goals while leveraging opportunities such as the introduction of Radisson Individuals to tide over the challenges of 2020. In the new year, we are looking forward to several strategic and brand-defining hotel signings and openings which will provide a major uplift to our brand portfolio,” commented Zubin Saxena, Managing Director and Vice President, Operations, South Asia, Radisson Hotel Group.
Domestic tourism is predicted to be the major demand driver in the leisure market between 2020-2024 with approximately 25 million outbound travelers looking for compelling travel experiences within the country. Radisson Hotel Group is geared up to meet this demand with its country wide network. Full list of 2020 hotel signings include –
Radisson Blu Hotel Jaipur Malviya Nagar – Located in the royal city of Jaipur, the 180-room hotel will feature an all-day dining restaurant, a themed bar, a specialty restaurant, meeting and conference facilities including a pre-function area, ballroom and meeting rooms, a fitness center and a swimming pool. The hotel is expected to be operational by 2025
Radisson Hotel Dehradun – Located one kilometer from the center of Dehradun, the state capital of Uttarakhand, the hotel will delight guests with 360-degree views of the forest and Mussoorie Hills. The 120-room hotel will attract leisure guests and business travelers alike. Guests will have access to multiple Food & Beverage (F&B) outlets, including a rooftop bar and restaurant, and a spa, swimming pool, fitness center and event spaces, including a ballroom. The hotel is expected to be operational by 2023.
Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay – Surrounded by Bay of Bengal and Chunnambar river, Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay is the first international branded hotel in the city. With direct access to beach and its proximity from the city center, the hotel is perfect for guests on vacation. The hotel has 120 rooms and is expected to be operational by May 2021.
Radisson Resort & Spa Lonavala – Located in one of the most popular leisure hill station destinations for metropolitan residents in Mumbai and Pune, Radisson Resort & Spa Lonavala offers a view of hills from three sides and glimpses of Valvan Dam from the higher floors. The 103-room hotel is easily accessible from Lonavala main market and railway station. The hotel is expected to be operational in October 2021.
The White Hotel Katra, a member of Radisson Individuals – With scenic view of Trikuta Hills housing the holy shrine of Vaishno Devi, the hotel is perfectly suited to be the base camp for the pilgrims. The hotel has 196 rooms and is scheduled to open in March 2021.
Park Inn by Radisson Jabalpur – Located in the growth hub of Jabalpur, the hotel will be situated approximately eight kilometers from the city center. The hotel will feature 115 rooms and house an all-day dining restaurant, rooftop bar and ample meeting spaces. The hotel is expected to be operational in 2022.
Park Inn by Radisson Mashobra – The hotel will be the first international hotel in Mashobra, a preferred tourist getaway destination in North India. The hotel will offer 125 rooms with beautiful valley views and is expected to be operational in 2023.
Park Inn by Radisson Prayagraj – Located in the city center of the judicial capital of Uttar Pradesh, Park Inn by Radisson Prayagraj provides easy access to main retail areas, government offices and Allahabad High court. The hotel is a 10 minutes’ car drive from railway station and 30 minutes’ car drive from the Prayagraj airport. The hotel has 100 rooms and is expected to be operational in October 2024.