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Radison Blu Hotel opens at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport

Sheremetyevo Airport

Moscow/Brussels, 8 September, 2014

 

The first and the only international hotel brand directly connected to the Russian Capital Airport terminals

Carlson Rezidor, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups and the leading international hotel operator in Russia/CIS & Baltics, announces the opening of Radisson Blu Hotel, Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport in Russia's capital. This is Carlson Rezidor's seventh hotel in operation in Big Moscow and second in the Sheremetyevo International Airport. The new property on 391 rooms is the first and only in the Russian capital to be directly connected to the Airport terminals.

The new Radisson Blu will offer direct skyway access to main terminals of the Sheremetyevo International Airport, one of the three major air hubs serving Moscow. This hotel opening brings the group's portfolio in Russia to 30 hotels and more than 8,900 rooms in operation.

Rising above the airport terminals, the Radisson Blu makes a lasting impression on passengers arriving in Moscow. Beautifully designed by the famous Swedish designer, Christian Lundwall, in his signature Urban or New York Mansion House styles, the hotel offers 391 spacious rooms, including 16 Executive Suites, 16 Junior Suites and 60 Business Class Rooms. A fully equipped fitness centre, Finnish sauna and the Turkish hamam are all designed to help guests relax after a long flight.

With an unrivalled location at Sheremetyevo Airport, the Radisson Blu Hotel is ideal for a wide range of events. The hotel offers a total of 1,800 square meters of event space, featuring 48 fully equipped conference rooms, including five boardrooms and a 200-square-metre ballroom. The hotel offers Radisson Blu's signature Experience Meeting service as well as Free Wireless High-speed Internet access and professional event support. Whether hosting an exclusive board meeting or a lavish gala, the hotel can satisfy any necessities.

Food lovers will enjoy the all-day Stratosphere restaurant where breakfasts, lunches or dinners are served. The Altitude bar and grill restaurant, located on the 11th floor offers amazing panoramic views to the landing field of the Airport, while the Meeting Point Lobby Bar serves as the perfect place to sip a cup of coffee with friends or colleagues.

 

"I am truly excited to open the stunning Radisson Blu Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow. As the first and only hotel that will be directly connected to the Sheremetyevo Airport terminal with 48 meeting rooms, world-class Food & Drinks facilities and 391 designer guestrooms, Radisson Blu Sheremetyevo Airport is setting a whole new standard and trend for meetings and events in Moscow. With a unique location, we can offer ultimate convenience to our global travellers, as they can meet, dine or just relax literally five minutes after luggage pick-up at the airport.”- Gerard Kelly, General Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Sheremetyevo Airport.

The city of Moscow boasts the most luxurious boutiques, restaurants and shops, making it one of the most expensive cities in the world. Russia's capital city is experiencing a burst of creative energy, evident in all aspects of contemporary culture. Former factories and deserted warehouses have been converted into edgy art galleries and intriguing underground clubs. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is just minutes away by train, from enjoying all the sights and sounds of Moscow.

For further media information please contact:

Irina Zakharova, Area PR & Communications Manager for Eastern Europe
+7-916-500-20-92, irina.zakharova@carlsonrezidor.com,

Renu Snehi, Senior Director PR, Brand & Marketing Communication
renu.snehi@carlsonrezidor.com

 


About Radisson Blu®

Radisson Blu® is one of the world's leading brands with more than 275 hotels in operation in 62 countries. The brand's vibrant, contemporary and engaging hospitality is characterised 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!TM, 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 part of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group portfolio 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.

 

About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel groups. The Carlson Rezidor portfolio includes more than 1,340 hotels in operation and under development with a footprint spanning over 105 countries and territories and a powerful set of global brands including Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson Red, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. Carlson Rezidor plans to grow its portfolio to nearly 1,500 hotels in operation and under development by 2015. In most hotels, guests can benefit from Club CarlsonSM, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the world. Carlson Rezidor and its brands employ 88,000 people.

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium.

www.carlsonrezidor.com
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