Grand Travel Awards: Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson in Norway won this award
Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson, two core brands of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, were again recognized as the best international hotel chain in Norway, for the eighth year in a row. The award was given at the Grand Travel Awards ceremony in Norway.
“We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of those who work in the travel industry and have voted for us. This award recognizes that Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson hotels offer outstanding service. I am proud and honored to accept this award on behalf of our entire team in Norway and worldwide”, said Thomas Engelhart, Area Vice President Nordics at Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.
The Grand Travel Awards Norway, which took place at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Oslo, are the most prestigious awards within the Norwegian travel industry. They pay tribute to outstanding companies within the industry, and are voted on by hundreds of employees of travel agencies and travel industry suppliers.
“Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group will continue to bring genuine hospitality to its international guests. We focus on continuous improvement of our existing hotels and development of new properties in the Nordics, especially in Norway,” added Engelhart.
“Scandinavia is our core business market; this is where our success story began in 1960 with Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Copenhagen, designed by Arne Jacobsen. Since then, we have strived to maintain our leading position as the best international hotel chains in Norway, Denmark & Sweden. In 2014, we generated additional funding through a rights issue, which will be invested in the renovation of existing hotels in Scandinavia. We are working in close cooperation with the best architects and designers to continue building on our market leadership and delivering the legendary Yes I Can! service to our guests”, Engelhart concluded.
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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 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!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 or the brand’s newsroom
About Park Inn® by Radisson
Park Inn® by Radisson is a fresh and energetic mid-market hotel brand offering friendly and welcoming hospitality at a competitive price. The brand has more than 140 hotels across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Americas. To attract a mix of business and leisure travelers, the brand offers guests a variety of relevant amenities called “Park Inn Essentials.” Some of these include complimentary high-speed Internet access, fitness and business centers, restaurants or complimentary lite “grab and go” breakfasts.
Park Inn by Radisson is part of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group portfolio which also includes Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson Red, Park Plaza® and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. For more information and reservations visit, www.parkinn.com or the brand’s newsroom.
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 1,350 hotels and 180,000 rooms 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. 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.