Radisson Hospitality, part of the Radisson Hotel Group, announced the signing of two hotels in the UAE last month. The Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi Corniche and the Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Al Ain, both signed in partnership with Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH), will play a key role in the group’s growth in the Middle East.
Both the Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi Corniche and the Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Al Ain are set to open in January next year – with both hotels undergoing extensive upgrade works as part of a full conversion plan.
Elie Younes, executive vice president & chief development officer, Radisson Hotel Group, said: “We’re delighted to grow our presence in the UAE with two marquee hotel signings in the capital. We also welcome this strategic relationship with ADNH. The UAE remains one of our key focus markets in the Middle East, and these hotels give us the chance to cement our position in the country with Radisson Blu, which remains the largest upper upscale brand in Europe and a leading brand in its segment in MEA.”
Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi Corniche will be located on the capital’s prime Corniche Road, the city’s renowned waterfront location. Featuring 327 rooms and suites, the landmark hotel will also offer guests 11,000 sqm of private beach land, as well as an extensive dining and entertainment offering – featuring eight international restaurants, two cafes, four bars and a nightclub. The meeting and events space will include two ballrooms, a boardroom and six meeting rooms, covering more than 2,000 sqm. Leisure facilities will include three swimming pools, a fully equipped fitness centre and a beach club with water sport activities. The hotel will be located close to the city centre and 36km from Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Al Ain will be situated in one of Al Ain’s many historic properties based in the city centre. It will be just a few minutes journey from the central district, the main shopping area, and just 25km from Al Ain International Airport. Featuring 202 rooms, the hotel will include suites and villas, four restaurants, six bars and two cafes. The extensive leisure facilities will include two swimming pools, four tennis courts and treatment rooms. For meeting and events, the hotel will have a space that covers more than 1,200sqm – including a ballroom, four meeting rooms and a garden area perfect for outdoor events. Al Ain has many nearby leisure attractions, such as Al Ain Zoo, the Camel Souk, a golf club and Hili Fun City.
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