Rezidor opens the Radisson Blu Resort & Congress Centre, Sochi
Rezidor, the leading international hotel operator in Russia/CIS & Baltics and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, has opened their latest flagship in Russia – the 508-room Radisson Blu Resort & Congress Centre, Sochi. Enjoying a prime waterfront location in Sochi, the stunning property is all set to become a major landmark.
Special features of the resort include an on-site fitness centre, tennis court, billiards room and children's recreational facilities. Guests can keep up their training while travelling at Pace - a premier health and wellness centre that comprises state-of-the-art equipment, an indoor pool and two outdoor pools. The spa centre offers beauty treatments, massages, manicures and a hairdressing studio. Finnish and Russian saunas, a hammam with relaxation area and a Jacuzzi are also available.
The resort's Congress Centre certainly wins gold for meeting facilities, setting a whole new standard for the region. The 11 function- and meeting rooms including a Premier Hall of 1500 sqm are totally versatile and equipped with modern multimedia equipment and free high-speed internet access.
Sochi – formerly a humble Soviet spa town – is today known as the pearl of the Russian Riviera. Town and surroundings are undergoing a major transformation from a regional tourist hub into a global tourism destination in preparation for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Massive works are underway to improve the infrastructure and create modern attractions, including the construction of an Olympic Park on the Black Sea, theme parks and enhanced ski facilities. The first Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix is planned to be held end of 2014 on a race track winding around the Olympic Park. Sochi's main stadium will also host the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals.
About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
The Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the most dynamic hotel companies in the world and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. The group features a portfolio of approximately 475 hotels in operation or under development with 104,000 rooms in more than 80 countries.
Rezidor operates the core brands Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), along with the Club Carlson loyalty program for frequent hotel guests. In early 2014, and together with Carlson, Rezidor launched the Radisson RED (lifestyle select) and Quorvus Collection (luxury) brands. Since 2016, Rezidor has owned 49% of prizeotel. Rezidor has an industry-leading Responsible Business Program and was awarded one the World's Most Ethical Companies by the US think-tank Ethisphere.
In November 2006, Rezidor was listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden. HNA Tourism Group Co., Ltd.—a division of HNA Group Co., Ltd., a Fortune Global 500 company with operations across aviation, tourism, hospitality, finance, and online services among other sectors—became the majority shareholder in December 2016.
The corporate office of The Rezidor Hotel Group is based in Brussels, Belgium.