SINGAPORE, 15 January 2021: Radisson Hotel Group overcame
significant global challenges in 2020 to expand its portfolio of properties in
the Asia Pacific, with the addition of 84 new hotels and resorts, covering
The company’s ambitious five-year strategy to triple its portfolio
in the midterm will rely heavily on expansion in China, India, Southeast Asia,
Australia and New Zealand. Leading the way are master brand development
agreements with Jin Jiang International and its subsidiaries in China.
In India, Radisson strengthened its position in 2020 with
the signing of eight new hotels, including the 125-key Park Inn by Radisson
Mashobra Resort, 115-key Park Inn by Radisson Jabalpur, 100-key Park Inn by
Radisson Prayagraj, 120-key Radisson Hotel Dehradun, 103-key Radisson Resort
& Spa Lonavala, 180-key Radisson Blu Hotel Jaipur Malviya Nagar, 120-key
Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay and 196-key The White Hotel, Katra, which is
also the first member of Radisson Individuals in India.
In Southeast Asia, the signing of the 84-key Radisson Resort
Phan Thiet and 309-key Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Van Phong Bay reinforce
Radisson Hotel Group’s strategy of introducing its world-leading brands to
Vietnam’s emerging cities and idyllic resort destinations.
In China, two landmark hotels were signed in Nanjing, the
capital of Jiangsu province. The 300-key Radisson Blu Hotel Nanjing South New
Town and 151-key Radisson Collection Resort, Nanjing.
Master brand development agreements in China will accelerate
expansion in the Asia Pacific. Jin Jiang International and its subsidiaries
delivered 72 new hotels and resorts to the group’s Chinese portfolio in 2020,
increasing its inventory by almost 9,000 keys. These included eight upscale
select-service Radisson RED hotels with 1,108 keys; six contemporary
upper-upscale Park Plaza hotels with 1,020 keys; 21 upbeat upper midscale Park
Inn by Radisson hotels with 2,969 keys; and 37 welcoming upper-midscale Country
Inns & Suites by Radisson hotels with 3,868 keys.
“I am very proud of our achievements in 2020… We reached
several major milestones, including the launch of Radisson Individuals, the
introduction of Radisson Collection to China, and the signing of new hotels in
many exciting new markets,” commented Radisson Hotel Group president Asia, Katerina