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Radisson Blu opens fifth hotel in Jeddah

JEDDAH (Saudi Arabia), January 21, 2018

Radisson Blu, a leading player in the hospitality sector and an iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, has announced the opening of its fifth hotel at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

It is an upscale international chain of full service hotels and resorts brand for Radisson Hotels mostly outside the US, including those in Europe, Africa, and Asia. These are operated by Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.

The 150-room Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Corniche has a prime location close to the popular North Corniche, which overlooks the Red Sea and is within the city’s newest waterfront development, said a statement from The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.

The Jeddah hotel has a range of stylish rooms and suites, all with a modern design and many with views of the vibrant corniche.

Guests have a choice of room types, from standard and business-class rooms to one and two-bedroom suites, said the statement.

All rooms include free high-speed wireless Internet. Guests will also have complimentary access to two separate health clubs for men and women, which include a fitness gym, sauna and massage rooms – in addition to a refreshing outdoor swimming pool, it stated.

Tim Cordon, the area senior vice president for Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, said: "The kingdom’s drive towards economic diversification has seen some recent high-profile announcements with its ambitious vision to create a world-class tourism destination. As one of the fastest growing hotel companies in Saudi Arabia, and with a diversified portfolio, we are committed to support this growth across all market segments."

The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has 38 hotels and over 10,000 rooms in operation and under development in Saudi Arabia.

"We are further pleased to strengthen the presence of our upper upscale Radisson Blu brand in Jeddah, one the region’s most prominent cultural and commercial centers," he noted.

The hotel has an excellent location, and is within walking distance to the corniche promenade, the Red Sea Mall and major theme park Atallah Happy Land Park. King Abdulaziz International Airport is just 6.2 km away, said the top hospitality group.

The Larder restaurant provides a modern, international dining experience where guests can enjoy a selection of ‘à la carte’ dishes served daily or start the day with the Radisson Blu Super Breakfast. 24/7 room service is also available. The hotel’s terrace café offers a chance to relax and take in the stunning view of the Red Sea, it stated.

The meeting and events space includes a 280-sq-m ballroom with a built-in stage and the ability to host up to 120 people crescent-style. The four meeting rooms span 160 sq m, all with natural light, climate control, free high-speed wireless Internet, and a separate break-out area, it added.

Bassam Abu Laban, the general manager for Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Corniche said: "We are delighted to open the newest Radisson Blu hotel in Jeddah with a stunning location on the popular North Corniche."
"The hotel is next to many of the city’s most famous leisure attractions, making it the ideal destination for families visiting Jeddah. We are confident that guests will enjoy a memorable experience at the hotel with our unique Yes I Can!SM service delivered by our talented team," he added.-TradeArabia News Service

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