Carlson Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Sousse and the Radisson Blu Pearl Resort, Sousse in Tunisia
The Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Sousse and the Radisson Blu Pearl Resort, Sousse will Open Q2 2016 Following Full Renovation and Conversion of Existing Hotels
in Tunisia with the signing of two hotels, the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Sousse and the Radisson Blu Pearl Resort, Sousse. Both are existing properties now undergoing full renovation and transformation before re-opening under the Radisson Blu flag second quarter, 2016.
and Hammamet. At the same time, these signings underline our commitment to the African continent where we now operate and develop 50 hotels," said Wolfgang M. Neumann, president and chief executive officer of Rezidor.
The two adjacent properties are located in the centre of Sousse providing sea views and direct beachaccess, ideal to accommodate leisure and business guests alike. The entire resort complex will offer all year round facilities spread over the two hotels. The Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Sousse will offer 217 rooms, three restaurants and bars, an indoor and outdoor pool and an extensive outdoor area. The hotel will also feature a ballroom, four meeting rooms and parking facilities. The Radisson Blu Pearl Resort, Sousse offers 130 guest rooms, five restaurants, two bars, two swimming pools, a spa/fitness area and parking facilities.
Sousse is Tunisia's third largest city and offers several cultural attractions such as the UNESCOprotected old city and several medieval fortifications – all within walking distance from the hotels. Sousse is easily accessible through the Monastir International Airport, which welcomes more than three million passengers annually, and through the new Enfidha International Airport. Both airports are only 30 taxi minutes away from the hotels.
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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.