BRUSSELS - July 12, 2017
Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, is proud to announce the opening of its first hotel in N’Djamena, Chad. This latest addition brings Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group’s African presence to 42 hotels with more than 16,200 rooms in operation and under development.
Located on the shore of the Chari River, the Radisson Blu Hotel, N’Djamena is situated in the southern part of the capital, just 10 minutes from the city center and 15 minutes from Hassan Djamous International Airport.
“We are delighted to expand our upper-upscale presence in Africa with the opening of a new Radisson Blu in a new country, Chad, Africa’s fifth largest,” said Mark Willis, Senior Area Vice President, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, The Rezidor Hotel Group. “Since 2010, the country has signaled significant growth and development ambition, and we are delighted to be part of Chad’s continued progress, especially in travel and tourism.”
All 175 guest rooms of the Radisson Blu Hotel, N’Djamena offer a warm ambiance, contemporary design and free, high-speed WiFi. There’s a selection of rooms styles to suit every traveler, from Standard, Superior and Business Rooms. More spacious accommodation offer includes a range of Junior and Executive Suites with separate living and dining areas with picturesque views of the courtyard and mesmerizing Chari River.
La Promenade restaurant delivers a delicious menu all day with a variety of hearty buffets and an à la carte choices. A great choice of cocktails and fresh drinks, plus snacks and sweet delights can always be ordered at Le Chari Lounge Lobby Bar. Guests can bask in the infinite views from the sixth floor at Le Panorama Restaurant & Bar, which offers an array of dishes and signature tapas.
The hotel’s meetings and events space includes more than 12,000 square meters – the largest in Chad. The conference center offers 15 meeting rooms for 10 to 90 people, 2 amphitheaters with 120 seats and an auditorium with 800 seats. Each of the meeting rooms is fully air-conditioned and equipped with the latest audio-visual technologies, including simultaneous translation services.
Sami Ounalli, General Manager of the hotel, says, “We are delighted to open the doors of Radisson Blu Hotel, N’Djamena, introducing the globally recognized and awarded, upper-upscale hospitality experience to Chad. With the passion of our team and our world-class facilities, we are determined to become the leading hotel in Central Africa.”
For more information, visit https://www.radissonblu.com/en/hotel-ndjamena
Radisson Blu Hotel, N’Djamena, Chad is operated by The Rezidor Hotel Group.
Saadiyah Hendricks, Area PR Manager, Africa & Indian Ocean
Lucie Cardona, Director Media Relations & Reputation Management
About Radisson Blu®
Radisson Blu® is one of the world’s leading hotel brands with 300 hotels in operation in 69 countries and territories. Radisson Blu’s vibrant, contemporary and engaging hospitality is characterized by a unique Yes I Can!SM service philosophy, and all of its first class hotels offer a range of signature features that are empathetic to the challenges of modern travel, including the 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Distinguished the world over as the brand with Hotels Designed to Say YES!SM, Radisson Blu offers a vivid visual celebration of leading-edge style where the delight is in the detail. Radisson Blu hotels are located in prime locations in major cities, airport gateways and leisure destinations across the world.
Radisson Blu is a part of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, which also includes Quorvus Collection, Radisson®, Radisson RED, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. For reservations and more information, visit www.radissonblu.com. Connect with Radisson Blu on social media: @RadissonBlu on Twitter and Instagram and Facebook.com/RadissonBlu.
About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel companies and includes 1,440 locations in operation and under development with more than 230,000 rooms and a footprint spanning 115 countries and territories. The Carlson Rezidor portfolio includes a powerful set of global brands: Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson RED, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. Guests can benefit from Club CarlsonSM, a program that redefines hotel rewards with a collection of exceptional benefits, services, and privileges at more than 1,000 hotels worldwide. Over 95,000 people are employed in Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group hotel systemsand the company is headquartered in Minneapolis, Singapore, and Brussels. For more information, visit www.carlsonrezidor.com and follow on Twitter @carlsonrezidor.
About The Rezidor Hotel Group
The Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the most dynamic hotel companies in the world and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. The group features a portfolio of 484 hotels with more than 105,000 rooms in operation or under development in 82 countries.
Rezidor operates the core brands Radisson Blu® and Park Inn® by Radisson in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), along with the Club CarlsonSM loyalty program for frequent hotel guests. In early 2014 and together with Carlson, Rezidor launched the new brands Radisson RED (lifestyle select) and Quorvus Collection (luxury). In 2016, Rezidor acquired 49% of prizeotel. Rezidor has an industry-leading Responsible Business Program and was named one the World's Most Ethical Companies by the US think-tank Ethisphere.
In November 2006, Rezidor was listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden. HNA Tourism Group Co., Ltd., a division of HNA Group Co., Ltd.—a Fortune Global 500 company with operations across aviation, tourism, hospitality, finance and online services among other sectors—became the majority shareholder in December 2016.
The Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ 43,700 people in EMEA and is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.Download PDF