The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces the Radisson Blu Residence Gran Canaria in Spain. The property - the former Hotel Dunas - will be fully renovated and offer 144 apartments. It is scheduled to open in Q4 2012. "We are delighted on further grow in Spain where we recently opened the first Radisson Blu in Madrid", says Kurt Ritter, President & CEO of Rezidor. "This signing also underlines our commitment to an ambitious growth of our young and stylish resort portfolio", continues Ritter. "We are glad to extend our close cooperation with Rezidor and confident to add new value to Gran Canaria's hospitality sector", comments Lars Wenaas of Wenaasgruppen, owner of the new hotel.

Gran Canaria is one of the key destination for travellers to Spain, and famous for idyllic beaches, intriguing landscape and a year-round mild climate. The Radisson Blu Residence is located on the southern coast of the island near the quaint village of Arguineguin. Besides 144 spacious apartments (all with balconies overlooking the sea), the property will offer a restaurant, extensive leisure areas (including swimming pools and tennis courts), and a full service spa. For those mixing business with pleasure, five meeting rooms and a business centre will be available, And, of course, the hotel is along the waterfront and will offer breathtaking ocean views and beach access.

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