The Radisson Hotel Group has announced the commissioning of seven new hotels across Africa, adding over 1,400 rooms to its African portfolio in anew expansion drive.
The new hotels expand the Group’s brands, spanning from upscale to premium luxury lifestyle with a new market entry in Gambia and the introduction of new brands in key markets with the first Radisson Collection in Nigeria and Egypt, the first Radisson RED hotel in Nigeria, and the introduction of the Radisson brand in Kenya.
As one of the fastest-growing hotel companies in Africa, Radisson Hotel Group plans to further strengthen its robust African presence this year beyond signings with at least seven hotel openings and over 1,400 rooms.
These openings include the Group’s first hotel openings in Reunion Island and Ghana and expanding its resort presence in Casablanca and Saidia in Morocco as well as in South Africa, Egypt and Tunisia.
Speaking at the signing ceremony today in Nairobi, Elie Younes, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Development Officer they are on new growth trajectory.
“Thanks to the relevance of our brands and trust of our owners, we have been able to maintain our growth momentum across Africa, bringing our tally of new signings for 2023 so far to seven hotels and over 1,400 rooms.” Elie said.
He added that they are committed to the African hospitality industry by providing more possibilities to our guests and employment opportunities to the local communities.
“An even better indication of our growth is the materialization of our pipeline into openings, where we have led consistently the biggest market share for the last 36 months, translating to a commendable 15 percent growth on our African portfolio, year-on-year, placing us well on track to reach our objective of 150 hotels within the next five years from 100 hotels today.” Ramsay Rankoussi, Vice President, Development, Africa & Turkey at Radisson Hotel noted.
The new hotel signings include Radisson Collection Resort, Marsa Alam Port Phoenice, Abuja’s Radisson Collection Hotel & Conference Center, Banjul’s Radisson Blu Beach Resort & Spa, Radisson RED Lagos VI, Radisson Hotel Nairobi Airport, Radisson Hotel Algiers El Mouradia.