Carlson Rezidor opens two new hotels in Dubai
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has opened two new hotels in Dubai – Radisson Blu Hotel Apartments Dubai Silicon Oasis and Park Inn by Radisson Dubai Motor City.
The new properties came at the end of a year of major expansion for the group, particularly in the Middle East and Africa.
Tim Cordon, area senior vice president, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, said he was delighted by the latest hotel openings, which came at the end of a momentous year for the Group, with 20 hotel openings across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa.
He said: “Dubai’s tourism sector continues to grow in line with its Tourism Vision to attract 20 million visitors per year by 2020, and Carlson Rezidor is privileged to be playing a leading role in the hospitality sector.
“We are further pleased to grow the presence of both our iconic Radisson Blu and our colorful Park Inn by Radisson brands in the serviced apartment and midmarket hotel segments.”
The Radisson Blu Hotel Apartments feature upper upscale accommodation, with a choice of 229 stylishly designed studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, including full kitchen facilities, free high-speed internet and the majority of apartments with balconies.
The hotel apartments are conveniently situated next to the offices of international corporations based in Dubai Silicon Oasis and just 1km from Dubai Academic City, which hosts more than 30 universities. Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building and Dubai Mall are just a 20-minute drive away.
The hotel also includes separate male and female outdoor swimming pools and gym facilities, a children’s playroom and a 24/7 concierge service.
Christopher Pike, general manager of Radisson Blu Hotel Apartments Dubai Silicon Oasis, said: “We are confident our new Radisson Blu Hotel Apartments will prove to be in popular demand with medium to long-term stay business travellers and GCC families with the compelling combination of upper upscale serviced apartments accommodation, first class facilities and a great location for business and leisure.
“We want Radisson Blu Hotel Apartments Dubai Silicon Oasis to become a home away from home for our guests and also for the local community, where our team showcases the best of our Yes I CanSM service.”
Park Inn by Radisson is located in Dubai Motor City in the heart of Dubai’s motor sport community and overlooking the Dubai Autodrome.
The hotel provides an alternative all-round leisure destination as part of the First Avenue Mall, within walking distance to both Dubai Autodrome and Kartdrome, and close to four world-class golf courses and Al Qudra cycle track. The first hotel to open in the area, it will also be the closest hotel for the growing communities of Motor City, Sports City, Studio City and Arabian Ranches. Both of Dubai’s International Airports are just 30 minutes away by car.
The Park Inn brand’s sense of colour and fun is mirrored with signature design features, including a unique vintage red Ferrari suspended from the lobby ceiling. The choice of 146 stylishly designed guest rooms and suites continue the motor theme with spectacular views of the Dubai Autodrome racetrack and inspiring Dubai city skyline.
The property’s stylish rooms include Apple TV, free Wi-Fi and headboards with color-changing LED mood lights, while its Live-inn room restaurant continues the motor theme and serves variety of international dishes.
Other facilities include an outdoor rooftop swimming pool, fitness gym and three treatment rooms ensure a relaxing stay.
Paul Uglesic, general manager, Park Inn by Radisson Dubai Motor City, said: “The hotel isideally located in a rapidly developing area of Dubai with numerous leisure attractions in the surrounding community.
“The hotel has a distinctive motor racing theme that adds some fun to the hotel’s colorful personality, while the brand’s minimalist design approach and considered integration of technology provides a hassle free guest experience.”