Radisson®, one of the world's best-recognized hotel brands, today announced the opening of the 197-room Radisson Hotel Fresno Conference Center  located at 1055 Van Ness in the heart of downtown. The hotel is conveniently located within minutes of some of the area's best attractions, including Saroyan Theatre, Fresno Convention Center, Save Mart Center and Chukchansi Park.

“The opening of this hotel illustrates our momentum in the expansion of the brand in key markets in the U.S.,” said Javier Rosenberg, chief operating officer, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Americas.  “It also aligns with our strategy of providing locations and offerings that are attractive to both business and leisure travelers.”

“We are delighted to expand our existing relationship with Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its family of brands. We are confident that the consistency, value and leadership of this brand and the Carlson Rezidor system will result in a successful future for this hotel,” said Jagdish Shah, HI Fresno Hotel Holdings, LLC, the hotel's owner

The hotel offers complimentary high-speed Internet access throughout the property, 24-hour fitness and business centers, a heated outdoor pool, complimentary shuttles to Yosemite International Airport and Amtrak station as well as complimentary on-site parking.

The hotel's full service restaurant, Zest California Grill & Bar serves contemporary California cuisine with a Southern flair for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Entrees range from $10 to $30. Menu items include soups, salads, sandwiches, seafood, burgers, steaks, pizzas and pastas curated by head chef, Tommie Johnson.

The hotel offers an array of function spaces and meeting rooms for events ranging from corporate meetings, social events, weddings, receptions to training sessions. The Sierra Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 500 attendees and the Skyroom Lounge on the ninth floor of the hotel offers views of the city skyline and is perfect for hosting elegant events.

Opening the hotel is co-owner Mukesh Shah. For more information and reservations, visit www.Radisson.com or call +1 (800) 333-3333.