HONG KONG, 15 February 2022: Radisson Hotel Group announced
Monday the opening of Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay in the coastal fishing
village of Arikamedu in Pondicherry, India.

Situated between a lagoon and the Bay of Bengal, the hotel
will target business, leisure, and MICE travellers. This opening makes Radisson
the first international hotel brand to operate in the union territory of
Pondicherry – which is increasingly becoming an item on the must-visit list for
Indian travellers.

“2021 was a milestone year for us at Radisson Hotel Group as
we successfully opened our 100th hotel in India. With the onset of 2022, we
continue our ambitious five-year expansion plan as we add Radisson Resort
Pondicherry Bay to our portfolio…We look forward to strengthening our footprint
in India by introducing hotels and resorts that offer an elevated guest
experience with a significant focus on design and architecture,” said Radisson
Hotel Group managing director and vice president operations, South Asia Zubin

Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay is conveniently located
within a 20-minute drive from Pondicherry’s train and bus stations.
Pondicherry’s domestic airport is 11 km from the property, while Chennai
International Airport is 150 km by road. 

The resort features chalets and private villas across five categories, including chalet with balcony – garden view, chalet with balcony – lagoon view, chalet with verandah – garden view, chalet with verandah – lagoon view and villa with private pool.

The hotel group named Alexander Vajaravel as the general
manager at Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay.