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Radisson Blu Hotel opens in Sohar, Oman

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Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, proudly announces the opening of Radisson Blu Hotel, Sohar. This is Rezidor’s fifth hotel in operation in Oman.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Sohar is the only beach front address in the Northern Province of Oman. At 12 kms from the industrial port and 5 kms from the business district, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Sohar offers 179 rooms and suites in the heart of the Batinah capital.

For business travelers and event planners, the hotel features meeting facilities for up to 80 delegates as well as a sizeable ballroom that comfortably accommodates 700 guests. This hall can be readily converted into an exhibition hall with a dedicated wide entrance providing direct access from the hotel car park.

"Radisson Blu Hotel, Soharis the perfect addition to our portfolio of great destinations for international guests, especially business travelers. With a stunning location surrounded by pristine beaches, gorgeous views over the city and sea, proximity to the port, extraordinary bars and restaurants, wellness center, and so much more – we have something to delight every guest in Sohar. We are looking forward to welcoming our loyal corporate clients, Meetings & Events customers, and Radisson Blu global fans to this exciting city on the Gulf of Oman," said Francois Galoisy general manager Radisson Blu Hotel Sohar.

The hotel's three restaurants and bars provide a choice of food and beverage choices and include the Al Zafaran Restaurant, an all-day dining which creatively combine international fare with local flavor as well as the hotel’s signature restaurant, Amaranthai serves refined Thai and Chinese cuisine in a relaxed and authentic setting. For a casual drink, guests can unwind at Al Khaimah roof top bar with a shisha terrace to enjoy the sweet sounds of classic Arabic music around the trendy Aqua Bar.  

“Sohar enjoys a unique strategic business location, halfway between the Omani and the UAE capital – and we are proud to showcase our Radisson Blu hospitality here. Sohar is also an ideal stopover for leisure travelers, en-route between Muscat, Dubai and Abu Dhabi,” said Mark Willis, Area Vice President of the Middle East & Turkey for The Rezidor Hotel Group. “Sohar is the new economic power of Oman, encompassing an industrial port, a free zone, an industrial estate and a domestic airport with a freight train terminal in the pipeline, all of which helps position the destination and our hotel brand.”

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Sohar is operated by The Rezidor Hotel Group.

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About Radisson Blu®
Radisson Blu® is one of the world’s leading hotel brands with more than 280 hotels in operation in 62 countries. Radisson Blu’s vibrant, contemporary and engaging hospitality is characterized by a unique Yes I Can!SM service philosophy, and all of its first class hotels offer a range of signature features that are empathetic to the challenges of modern travel, including the 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Distinguished the world over as the brand with Hotels Designed to Say YES!SM, Radisson Blu offers a vivid visual celebration of leading-edge style where the delight is in the detail. Radisson Blu hotels are located in prime locations in major cities, airport gateways and leisure destinations across the world. Radisson Blu is a part of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, which also includes Quorvus Collection, Radisson® , Radisson Red, Park Plaza® , Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. For reservations and more information visit, www.radissonblu.com. Connect with Radisson Blu on social media: @RadissonBlu on Twitter and Instagram and Facebook.com/RadissonBlu.

About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups and includes more than 1,370 hotels in operation and under development with 220,000 rooms and a footprint spanning 110 countries and territories. The Carlson Rezidor portfolio includes a powerful set of global brands: Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson RED, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. In most hotels, guests can benefit from Club CarlsonSM, one of the 2015 – 2016 “Top Three Hotel Rewards Programs” as recently ranked by U.S. News and World Report. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ 85,000 people worldwide and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium. For more information, visit www.carlsonrezidor.com. Connect with Carlson Rezidor on social media: @CarlsonRezidor on Twitter and linkedin.com/company/2364.

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