Carlson Rezidor steps up growth in Africa

10/23/2017 12:23:40 PM

Business hotel group Carlson Rezidor is accelerating its growth in Africa. In 2017, Carlson Rezidor has opened six hotels across the continent, bringing the group’s African portfolio to a total of 80 hotels and over 17,200 rooms in operation and under development.

According to a report by HotelierMiddleEast, Carlson Rezidor has opened six new hotels in 2017 across the continent. These include hotels Polokwane, Nairobi and Kigali’s first Park Inn by Radisson; Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence in Cape Town; Radisson Blu Hotel N’Djamena in Chad and Africa’s first Radisson RED in Cape Town. The group added a total 530 new rooms to its African portfolio this year.

The hotel openings are part of Carlson Rezidor’s strategy to become a major player in Africa. In the next five years, the hotel group will accelerate its growth to reach a total of 125 hotels on the continent.

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