Radisson Hotel Group had 200 signings in 2021 and plans to add another 400 in the coming year.
“2021 has been another exciting and challenging year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,” said Elie Younes, global chief development officer, Radisson Hotel Group. “The context triggered us to innovate which resulted in more possibilities and opportunities. We look forward to creating more growth in 2022. A heartfelt thank you to our owners, colleagues, investors, shareholders and guests who have continued to support us throughout the journey so far.”
In 2022, the company will continue the expansion plan of its luxury lifestyle Radisson Collection brand with many openings in key gateway destinations, the company reports.
Key 2022 openings include the recently renovated Radisson Collection Hotel, Berlin in Berlin-Mitte; Mansard Riyadh, A Radisson Collection Hotel, designed as an homage to the signature Parisian Haussmann style of the mid-1800s; the Radisson Collection Resort, Galle in the seaside destination of Sri Lanka; and the Radisson Collection Hotel, Gran Vía Bilbao.
In 2021, the group opened Radisson Collection properties in destinations such as Seville, Spain; Venice; Milan; Bodrum, Turkey; Nanjing, and Shanghai, China, bringing the brand portfolio to 45 hotels in operation and under development.
Radisson Individuals, the group’s conversion brand established in 2020, will welcome more than 13 new destinations in 2022 with properties in Russia, the U.K., India, Belgrade, Athens, Paris and Istanbul.
In 2021, the group’s resorts portfolio added nearly 20 new signings, bringing the total resorts portfolio to more than 100 properties in operation and under development. As borders continue to open and leisure travel returns, Radisson Hotel Group will be expanding its lifestyle resort portfolio with more than nine hotels in key resort destinations such as Dubai and Vietnam with the opening of Radisson Resort Dubai Palm Jumeirah and Radisson Blu Resort, Hoi An.
The company reports that 2021 also marked the 10th anniversary of Radisson Blu as the largest upper-upscale brand in Europe with a further expansion to 400 properties in Zambia, Saudi Arabia, Morocco and India.
In 2021, Radisson Hotel Group marked a key milestone with the opening of its 100th hotel in India and cementing its international position in Turkey, Morocco, Vietnam, China and Italy.
The Radisson brand—which counts close to 300 hotels—expanded its presence in cities like Amsterdam, Dubai, Shanghai and New Delhi.