Radisson signs new hotel in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Radisson Hotel & Apartments Abidjan Plateau, Africa. Photo credit: Radisson Hotel Group(Image: Radisson Hotel Group)

Radisson Hotel Group subsidiary Radisson Hospitality signed a deal with Morocco's Palmeraie Development Group to open a new Radisson hotel in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. 

The 152-room new-build Radisson Hotel & Apartments Abidjan Plateau is scheduled to open in 2021. The hotel includes 122 guestrooms, 24 one-bedroom apartments and six two-bedroom apartments. The Radisson property will be on the Boulevard de la Republique in the center of the Plateau central business district.

“Through the development of the Radisson Hotel & Apartments Abidjan Plateau, we are bringing our bold vision for Africa to life,” Mohamed Ben Ouda, MD of Palmeraie Development Group, said in a statement. “We’re proud to be partnering with Radisson Hotel Group and look forward to a longstanding relationship with an industry leader.” 

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The new Radisson Hotel & Apartments Abidjan Plateau will bring the total number of Radisson hotels in Africa to 86 with approximately 18,000 guestrooms in operation and under development. The new hotel will be the second Radisson in Africa, following the Radisson Hotel Dakar Diamniadio. This will also be the latest addition to the hotel group's portfolio in Abidjan, after the Radisson Blu Hotel, Abidjan Airport. 

“Radisson Hotel & Apartments Abidjan Plateau is the second Radisson hotel signing in the country and is part of our bigger plan to roll-out the Radisson brand across EMEA, building on the success of Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson RED and Park Inn by Radisson. The new Radisson hotel will be a hospitality leader in Abidjan offering the largest conference center in the city center, stylish accommodation and the city’s first roof top bar and restaurant,” Elie Younes, EVP and CDO of Radisson Hotel Group, said in a statement.