AHIF 2017: Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group to add second Radisson Blu property in Ethiopia

AHIF 2017: Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group To Add Second Radisson Blu Property In Ethiopia

The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group will add another Radisson Blu hotel in Ethiopia, within the city of Bishoftu.

AHIF 2017: Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group To Add Second Radisson Blu Property In Ethiopia

The newly constructed Radisson Blu will open in 2020.

AHIF 2017: Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group To Add Second Radisson Blu Property In Ethiopia

Carlson Rezidor has been operating a Radisson Blu Hotel in Addis Ababa since 2011 as well as plans to open its second Blu within the city within the next 18 months.

AHIF 2017: Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group To Add Second Radisson Blu Property In Ethiopia

“Ethiopia is usually one of Africa’s fastest growing economies using a population of more than 100 million people.

AHIF 2017: Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group To Add Second Radisson Blu Property In Ethiopia

“We are further cementing our position among the leading hotel groups in Africa as well as look forward to continuing our expansion on the continent, as well as delighted to add our third Radisson Blu hotel in Ethiopia,” said Andrew McLachlan, senior vice president of business development, Africa & Indian Ocean for the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.

AHIF 2017: Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group To Add Second Radisson Blu Property In Ethiopia

“We are thankful to our partners for their trust in our brand as well as people – as well as look forward to our long-standing relationship,” added McLachlan.
Bishoftu is usually a well-known MICE as well as leisure destination within Ethiopia.

AHIF 2017: Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group To Add Second Radisson Blu Property In Ethiopia

that will is usually located 35-kilometre south-east of the country’s capital city, Addis Ababa.

that will is usually also within easy access of the country’s first international all 5-lane highway, leading through Addis Ababa to Djibouti.

The hotel will be located on Lake Babogaya, which forms part of the region’s renowned all 5 crater lakes.

“Radisson Blu Hotel, Bishoftu is usually a great addition to our Ethiopian portfolio as we expand outside of the capital city.

“Once open, the hotel will be the first internationally branded hotel with the largest meeting as well as events centre in Ethiopia, outside of Addis Ababa,” added McLachlan.

The 152-room Radisson Blu hotel will have a restaurant as well as terrace, a specialty restaurant as well as a pool bar on the terrace, offering picturesque lake views.

The 1,045 sqm meeting as well as events spaces will include a state-of-the-art ballroom as well as six contemporary meeting rooms.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Bishoftu will also offer a luxurious spa as well as well-equipped gym.

“I believe as well as share the aspiration of the regional government of Oromia as well as various other stakeholders that will the hotel will contribute into creating Bishoftu a tourist destination city,” commented Sami Getachew, general manager of Adulita Conference & Spa Resort Hotel, the owners of the property.

“The hotel will also play a pivotal role in creating Bishoftu another alternative to Addis Ababa for MICE related conferences as well as events in combination to the existing hotels as well as resorts within the city.

“I also believe that will together with Rezidor’s extensive experience within the hospitality sector as well as their full support, we will successfully open the hotel by 2020.”

AHIF 2017: Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group to add second Radisson Blu property in Ethiopia

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