Radisson Group to add four new properties in Nigeria

Posted on: February 22, 2024, by :

Radisson Group is set to add four new properties to its portfolio in Nigeria. The hotel has signed the Radisson Hotel Benin City which is currently under construction. In addition to that, the hotel has also signed Radisson Collection Hotel and Conference Center, Abuja; Radisson Blu Hotel Abuja CBD; and the Radisson Red Lagos, Victoria Island. With the addition of these properties, the Group’s position as the market leader in Nigeria will be strengthened, as the group moves towards actualizing its target of 12 hotels and over 1700 rooms by 2025.

From its initial single hotel, Radisson Anchorage in Victoria Island with 170 rooms, in 2006, the hotel group has expanded with four additional properties. They include: Park Inn by Radisson Abeokuta; Radisson Blu Ikeja; Radisson Ikeja; and Park Inn by Radisson Victoria Island.

The hotel group is also expanding in West Africa with the addition new market entries into Gambia with Radisson Blu Beach Resort and Spa, Banjul, thereby maintaining its momentum in the Middle East and Africa, building on a year of record success Radisson Hotel  Group   solidified   its   position   as one  of  the   leading   international   hotel groups in  the Middle East and Africa during 2023 by signing 22 hotels, resorts, and serviced apartments, adding over  3,800 rooms to its regional portfolio, remaining dedicated to its vision of being among the top three hotel  brands globally and the preferred choice for owners, guests, and employees.

 In Africa, the Group maintained its expansion momentum in 2023, with eight hotel signings, adding over 1,600 rooms to its robust African Portfolio. With this progress, it is well on its way to achieving its objective of reaching 150 hotels in Africa over the next five years, up from its current count of 100 hotels.

Highlighting the Group’s priorities in Africa for 2024, Ramsay Rankoussi, Vice President, Business Development for Africa and Turkey at Radisson Hotel Group, said, “We have an exciting year ahead with five hotel openings in   Africa, reinforcing our market leader stance in our key countries such as Egypt, Morocco, and South Africa but also maintaining the fastest growth across the continent in tangible openings. Building on the momentum of the   Radisson Collection Resort, Marsa Alam Port Phoenice signing, introducing the Radisson Collection brand in   the country with an exceptional resort, we will also open the first standalone serviced apartments in Egypt with   Radisson Residences Cairo Heliopolis within the coming months.”

In Morocco, Radisson Hotel Group further enhances its flourishing portfolio with the highly anticipated opening of Radisson Hotel Casablanca Gauthier, the debut of the Radisson brand in Morocco, scheduled for the second quarter. This latest opening adds to much anticipation of the growing potential of the country which the Group has made its priority. In South Africa, Radisson Hotel Group is set to add its 12th hotel with the opening of Radisson Hotel Middelburg later this year, following the successful opening of its first safari hotel in Africa with the recently announced Radisson Safari Hotel Hoedspruit.

“In addition to these key markets, we are proactively pursuing East Africa this year, with Kenya and Tanzania identified as market priorities. As resorts continue to play an important role in our global strategic growth plan, we will build on our successful resort expansion in Africa, which has included the recent openings of Radisson Blu Resort Mosi-oa-Tunya in Livingstone and our debut in Reunion Island with the opening of Radisson Hotel Saint Denis” adds Ramsay Rankoussi.

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