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Radisson Hotel due to open in PoS this year
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, which has more than 1,300 hotels in operation and under development around the world has announced that it will open the Radisson Port of Spain Trinidad later this year opposite to Capital Plaza. it is among five hotel properties currently being developed by the group in the Caribbean and South America.
Bob Kleinschmidt, chief development officer and chief financial officer, Americas, who made the announcement ay the group’s annual business conference Thursday, said the property is due to open in the third quarter of this year. The 14-storey 243 room hotel will cater to business and leisure travelers and will offer more than 15,000 square feet of convention space as well as an outdoor pool and a Caribbean-inspired restaurant,
The new hotel is affiliated with Capital Plaza
Other hotel properties currently being developed by the group Radisson Aquatica Resort Barbados; Radisson Grenada Beach Resort, St. George; Park Hotel by Radisson Vespucio, Santiago, Chile; and the newly opened Park Inn by Radisson San Jose, Costa Rica. The group said the addition of these five new hotels will; boost Carlson Rezidor's portfolio in the Caribbean, Central and South America with a total of 50 hotels and 7,939 rooms
"We are thrilled to further expand our brands in South America and the Caribbean," said Kleinschmidt. "We look forward to capturing the attention of both high-end business and leisure travelers with these key destinations, while providing unmatched accommodations and customer service."
The portfolio of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group includes a global footprint spanning 100 countries and territories and a powerful set of global brands (Radisson Blu, Radisson(R), Park Plaza(R), Park Inn by Radisson, Country Inns & Suites By Carlson(SM) and Hotel Missoni). In most of the group's hotels, guests can benefit from the loyalty programme Club Carlson(SM), one of the most rewarding loyalty programmes in the world.