BRUSSELS, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, has announced that its 7th property in the UAE, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Downtown, is now open.
Located on the upper floors of a mixed use building, the new first class and full service hotel is walking distance from the Dubai Mall and just 10 kilometres from the international airport. Besides 220 contemporary rooms and 22 suites the hotel also features ample meeting facilities including 6 conference rooms, 2 board rooms, and a business centre. For leisure seekers the property has a swimming pool and a gym.
"The opening of this property is a further sign for the positive and optimistic atmosphere within our industry which we also felt during AHIC and ATM. The markets are bouncing back and we see RevPAR increasing - fuelled by both occupancy and rate", said Kurt Ritter, president & CEO of Rezidor.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Downtown offers a range of food and beverage outlets. Lemon Pepper restaurant specializes in international cuisine and local delicacies, serving up a varied menu throughout the day. Infiniti Bar & Terrace provide a cosy spot for relaxing, while the outdoor terrace bar is great for catching some sun and enjoying views of the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.
Dubai Downtown is the new hub of Dubai hosting top attractions including the tallest tower in the world, the world's largest mall, Dubai Mall, the waterfall promenade and Souk Al Bahar. The hotel also borders Business Bay, a mega project covering an area of 6 million square meters, which is designed to be the new centre of Dubai commerce. Key destinations close by include Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai International and Exhibition Centre, and Dubai International Financial Centre (the world's fastest growing international financial centre), just a few minutes' drive from the hotel's site.
About The Rezidor Hotel Group:
The Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world. The group features a portfolio of more than 400 hotels in operation and under development with 86,300 rooms in over 60 countries, including a wide range of hotels in Bristol city centre ( http://www.radissonblu.co.uk/hotels/united-kingdom/bristol), hotels in Leeds (http://www.radissonblu.co.uk/hotels/united-kingdom/leeds), hotels in Manchester airport ( http://www.radissonblu.co.uk/hotels/united-kingdom/manchester), hotels in Belfast (http://www.radissonblu.co.uk/hotels/united-kingdom/belfast) and hotels in Birmingham.
Rezidor operates the brands Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts, Park Inn by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites in Europe, Middle East and Africa, along with the goldpoints plusSM loyalty programme for frequent hotel guests. Under a worldwide licence agreement with the iconic Italian fashion house Missoni, Rezidor also operates and develops the new lifestyle brand Hotel Missoni.
For further information please contact: Christiane Reiter Director Corporate Communications The Rezidor Hotel Group Avenue Du Bourget 44 B-1130 Bruessel Belgien +32-2-702-9331
SOURCE The Rezidor Hotel Group