Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group announced the opening of the Radisson Kandla, in Gujarat and the Radisson Blu Ghaziabad near New Delhi. The addition of these two new hotels to Carlson Rezidor’s portfolio adds to the group’s growing presence in India, with 99 hotels in operation and under development.
The hotel brand is now represented in cities such as Chennai, Delhi and Hyderabad. In Delhi and the NCR (National Capital Region) alone, Carlson Rezidor has 19 operating hotels open and operating today. To further its expansion and continue its growth momentum, it is also establishing hotels in emerging cities such as Kandla, India’s largest port as well as Ghaziabad, which is listed as among the top 10 most dynamic cities in the world by Newsweek.
Radisson Kandla is a 117-room hotel located in Gandhidham. It is Carlson Rezidor’s first hotel in Kandla, a major seaport on the north west of India. It has 55,000 square feet of meeting space, which can accommodate up to 5,500 people. The hotel’s dining options include The Lounge – tea lounge and pastry shop, Waves - all-day dining restaurant, Asian Station restaurant; and Marina vegetarian restaurant. Recreational facilities include a mini theatre, virtual golf, a fitness center with a squash court, an outdoor swimming pool, kids play zone and a spa.
Radisson Blu Ghaziabad is a 147-room hotel, located in Ghaziabad which is emerging as one of the prime business and commercial locations in north India. It will be the first Radisson Blu for Carlson Rezidor in the eastern part of the National Capital Region (NCR). Designed by architect Thom Catallo, the rooms feature Herman Miller chairs for ergonomic comfort. The hotel has meeting facilities, including pillar-less function rooms that can accommodate up to 1,500 guests and have built-in audio-visual BOSE equipment. The hotel’s dining options include Avatar – world kitchen offering all-day dining, Kama - a signature contemporary Indian vegetarian restaurant and Lust cocktail bar. Recreational facilities include a rooftop swimming pool and Spa Violet.