Radisson set for South Africa

Radisson Safari Hotel Hoedspruit(Radisson South Africa)

Radisson Hotel Group has signed its first Radisson-branded hotel in South Africa, the Radisson Safari Hotel Hoedspruit.

This hotel will take Radisson Hotel Group’s African portfolio to almost 100 hotels in operation and under development.

The new 138-room hotel is scheduled to open early 2022 and will feature a range of leisure amenities, including an Amani Health Spa, two swimming pools, a fully equipped gym, a kid’s club and an equestrian centre.

Elie Younes, EVP & CDO, Radisson Hotel Group, said: “Radisson Blu remains the largest upper upscale international brand in south Africa, thanks to the great efforts of our teams and the trust of our business partners We are thrilled to introduce the Radisson brand to South Africa with our first safari-inspired hotel in the country. The hotel will be the perfect complement for our other hotels in South Africa.”

Gerrit Jan van der Grijn, CEO, the Lowland Group, developer and owner of the hotel, said: “It is an honor to be partnering with the Radisson Hotel Group to introduce the Radisson brand to South Africa and welcome the first safari-style hotel to the Group’s African portfolio. The hotel will most certainly uplift the area with the credibility that the Radisson Hotel Group brings as the first international hotel brand in the region. We look forward to a flourishing and long-standing partnership with the group and together opening the doors in 2022.”