Carlson Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Resort Mogán, Gran Canaria, Spain

12 Mar 2015

Rezidor_Skyline_2014.jpgCarlson Rezidor, one of the largest and most dynamic hotel groups worldwide, announces its second Radisson Blu hotel in Gran Canaria, Spain: The Radisson Blu Resort Mogán will feature 422 guest rooms and is scheduled to open in Q4 2016. Radisson Blu is Europe's largest upper upscale hotel brand and known for stylish and sophisticated properties with a Yes I Can! service philosophy.

“Gran Canaria is one of Europe’s leading leisure destinations, and we look forward to strengthening our presence on this famous island. At the same time, this signing further drives our development of contemporary resorts across Europe, the Middle East and Africa”, said Wolfgang M. Neumann, President & CEO at Rezidor. “Wenaasgruppen are delighted to cooperate with Rezidor for our second joint Radisson Blu hotel on the island. Our target is to be the best!” added Lars Wenaas, owner of the new property.

Gran Canaria is part of the Canary Islands and a year-round destination due to its mild climate and beautiful beaches. It attracts more than ten million guests per year – main feeder markets are the Nordics, Germany and the UK. The village of Puerto de Mogán is located directly at the waterfront on Gran Canaria’s South-Western coast. It is often referred to as “Little Venice” due to its many canals and picturesque atmosphere. The resort is located about 40km from the island’s main airport and easily accessible.

The Radisson Blu Resort Mogán will feature 422 spacious and stylish rooms with private balconies and Radisson Blu signature services such as free high speed internet access, an all-day restaurant (885m2), a themed restaurant (190m²), two pool bars, a multifunctional 620m² ballroom, extensive gym and spa facilities (380m²), and outdoor parking. In addition, the new-built property will be a year-round resort offering a mix of leisure facilities including three pools, a climbing wall and a running track.

For further media information please contact:
Christiane Reiter, Senior Director Corporate Communication, Christiane.Reiter@rezidor.com
Renu Snehi, Senior Director PR, Brand & Marketing Communication, Renu.Snehi@rezidor.com

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 1,350 hotels in operation and under development with180,000 rooms and a footprint spanning 105 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 most rewarding loyalty programs.

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ 88,000 people worldwide and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium. For more information, visit www.rezidor.com.