Radisson Blu opens in Bruges, Belgium’s UNESCO World Heritage City

11 Sep 2018
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Radisson Blu, the upper upscale hotel brand that delivers a positive and personalized service in stylish spaces, is delighted to announce its latest hotel opening in the historic city of Bruges, Belgium – called the Venice of the North. This stunning 109-room hotel is located in a UNESCO World Heritage City, within walking distance of the Grand Place, the medieval city center (De Markt) that dates back to the 12th century.

 

Richard Moore, Senior Area Vice President for Western Europe, UK & Ireland, said: “We’re immensely pleased to expand the reach of Europe’s largest upper upscale hotel brand with the opening of a new hotel in this iconic location. Bruges is truly a unique destination, and a hotspot of heritage, design, innovation – all the values that resonate with Radisson Blu. We feel privileged to be offering the city’s visitors a world-class, award-winning hospitality experience to complement the charm of the hotel’s historic surroundings. As one of the only international brands in the city, we look forward to showcasing the best of our Yes I Can! spirit to our guests.”

 

Just five minutes’ walk from the fairytale city center, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Bruges location allows guests to fully explore a wide range of historic attractions. From the renowned Belfort, that stands tall over the city’s famous market place, to the remarkable Gothic beauty of its City Hall, Bruges is a destination that’s easy to fall in love with – and that’s before discovering the tranquil canals that weave their way between cobbled streets.

 

The stylish design of the hotel matches the sophistication of Bruges, with the property designed by the architectural practice Crepain Binst Architecture of Antwerp. The interior of the hotel reflects Radisson Blu’s signature features, along with local elements like details from the city map set on the walls of each room – highlighting some of Bruges’ most popular attractions for guests.

 

Along with its 109 guestrooms (featuring 19 family rooms), the Radisson Blu Hotel, Bruges has a specialty restaurant, named the Black Swan, that offers the finest of Belgian cuisine, the best of local beers, and yes, chocolates too – some of the many treats Belgium is world-famous for.

Discover the best of Radisson Meetings across six meeting rooms set out on two floors, including the spacious 12th floor that offers breathtaking views across the center of Bruges. Radisson Meetings puts people at the heart of the process and treats every meeting or event as more than just a date on the calendar. Guests can expect a variety of fully equipped and personalized spaces, featuring fast free Wi-Fi and A/V technology – alongside carefully designed menus.

 

Kris De Man, General Manager of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Bruges said: “My team and I are very much looking forward to showcasing the design, innovation and Yes I Can! service spirit of Radisson Blu to our guests, in a unique location. It’s a dream come true for us to work on the doorstep of one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. We can’t wait to give visitors the chance to live like locals. Welcome and explore the best of Bruges with Blu.”

 

For more information on Radisson Blu Hotel, Bruges, please visit:

https://www.radissonblu.com/en/hotel-bruges

 

Discover Bruges with the Radisson Blu guide to the medieval city:

https://blog.radissonblu.com/why-bruges-should-be-on-your-travel-list/

 

Radisson Blu Hotel, Bruges, will be operated by Radisson Hospitality AB under an international license agreement.  

 

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ABOUT RADISSON BLU

 

Radisson Blu® is an upper upscale hotel brand that delivers a positive and personalized service in stylish spaces. Characterized by attention to small details and a Yes I Can!SM service philosophy, Radisson Blu hotels are designed to make a big difference and inspire unforgettable experiences with every stay. Through personalized service and local nuance, each stay at a Radisson Blu hotel offers a truly individual guest experience. Radisson Blu hotels are in major cities, key airport gateways and leisure destinations. Guests and professional business partners can enhance their experience with Radisson Blu by participating in Radisson Rewards, a global loyalty program offering exceptional benefits and rewards.

 

Radisson Blu is part of the Radisson Hotel Group™ which also includes Radisson Collection™, Radisson®, Radisson RED®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson, Country Inn & Suites® by Radisson and prizeotel.

 

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ABOUT RADISSON HOTEL GROUP

 

Radisson Hotel Groupis one of the world's largest hotel groups with eight distinctive hotel brands, more than 1,400 hotels in operation and under development around the world. Radisson Hotel Group portfolio includes Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson RED®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson, Country Inn & Suites® by Radisson and prizeotel.

 

Radisson Rewards is a global rewards program that delivers unique and personalized ways to create memorable moments that matter to our guests. Radisson Rewards offer exceptional loyalty benefits for our guests, meeting planners, travel agents and business partners.

 

Radisson Meetings place people at the heart of the process and treat every meeting or event as more than just a date on the calendar. Radisson Meetings is built around three strong service commitments: Personal,  Professional and Memorable, whilst delivering on the brilliant basics and our signature Yes I Can! service spirit.

 

More than 95,000 global team members work for the Radisson Hotel Group and at the hotels licensed to operate in its systems.

 

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