Carlson Rezidor steps up growth in Africa

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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