BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of Radisson Hotel Group, is adding a new territory to its expanding portfolio with the signing of Park Inn by Radisson Lusaka Longacres in Zambia. Radisson Hotel Group’s Africa portfolio consists of 83 hotels and more than 17,500 rooms in operation and under development.
Located in the Longacres suburb of Lusaka, the hotel will be situated in a prime location within the city’s concentration of embassies, diplomatic missions and United Nations (UN) offices. It will form part of a mixed-use development, including a 9000m2 shopping mall, which – along with an increasing number of businesses – will support the hotel in establishing itself as a destination in Lusaka.
Elie Younes, Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Radisson Hotel Group, said: “We’re delighted to bring Park Inn by Radisson to Zambia, where tourism is growing. Having successfully operated in Zambia since 2012 with Radisson Blu, we now look forward to introducing Park Inn by Radisson, our upper midscale brand in this emerging market.”
The 136-room Park Inn by Radisson Lusaka Longacres will open in 2020 and will offer a mixture of standard rooms and suites, along with an all-day dining restaurant and bar. The Meetings & Events area will include one ballroom, three meeting rooms and a boardroom. The hotel will also house a well-equipped gym.
Public Service Pension Fund (PSPF), owners of Park Inn by Radisson Lusaka Longacres said: “We are delighted to partner with the Radisson Hotel Group in introducing the Park Inn by Radisson brand to Lusaka. Together, we believe we will create a must-stay destination hotel in Lusaka, which will provide individuals and families with a simple yet memorable value option for their travels to Zambia. This hotel will be located in one of the prime areas of Lusaka, in close proximity to the UN offices. We look forward to a long-standing and mutually beneficial relationship with the group.”
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Radisson Hotel Group™ (formerly Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group) is one of the world’s largest hotel groups with eight distinctive hotel brands, more than 1,400 hotels in operation and under development around the world.The Radisson Hotel Group portfolio includes Radisson Collection™, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson RED®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson, Country Inn & Suites® by Radisson and prizeotel. Guests can benefit from the newly rebranded Radisson Rewards™ (formerly Club Carlson SM), a global rewards program that delivers unique and personalized ways to create memorable moments that matter to our guests. Radisson Rewards offers exceptional loyalty benefits for our guests, meeting planners, travel agents and business partners. Radisson Meetings™ offers a variety of fully-equipped spaces featuring fast free Wi-Fi, A/V technology and on-site contacts designed to make every event unique. More than 95,000 global team members work for the Radisson Hotel Group and at the hotels licensed to operate in its systems.
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ABOUT PARK INN BY RADISSON
Park Inn® by Radisson is an upper midscale hotel brand that delivers stress-free experiences, good food and upbeat environments. Park Innby Radissonpositively lifts our guests’ mood for a happy stay – with clever use of color; inspired, contemporary design; and friendly personalized service with surprising, feel-good extras. Park Innby Radissonhotels are in capital cities, around economic and transit hubs, and conveniently situated near airports and railway stations. Guests and professional business partners can enhance their experience with Park Innby Radisson by participating in Radisson Rewards™, a global loyalty program offering exceptional benefits and rewards.
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