Radisson Blu wins all 2 Danish Travel Awards

15 Oct 2013

Radisson Blu not only won for Best Hotel Chain at this year’s Danish Travel Awards, but for Best Danish Hotel outside Copenhagen - Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel Aarhus proudly accepted an award Radisson Blu in Denmark operates 8 hotels, of which 3 are in Copenhagen and won the unique honor as best Danish hotel chain in 2013. Radisson Blu Aarhus was a double winner by winning its own award for Best Hotel Outside of Copenhagen and also for Best Hotel Chain.

The awards ceremony takes place every year in Copenhagen and is based on votes from employees within the travel and tourism industry, also represented by a selected group of Danish consumers. In Denmark, Radisson Blu operates 8 hotels, of which only 3 are in Copenhagen, including the legendary Radisson Blu Royal Copenhagen, the world's first design hotel, built and designed by the prestigious architect Arne Jacobsen.

Jan Petter Elilertsen, Area Vice President Nordics, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, who received the award, was clearly proud of both awards. "This is first and foremost a great recognition of all our fantastic colleagues who continually give great and dedicated “Yes I Can” service with great pride. The Danish Travel Awards emphasizes once again that Radisson Blu and our other hotel chains are at the very top when it comes to both quality and delivery. We love what we do!”

Peter Laursen, General Manager at Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel Aarhus, was elated with the honour for his great Aarhus hotel: "It's great to be honoured again. We have won the Danish Travel Award 7 times before, but we are just as proud!" says Peter Laursen, "We have in recent years invested approximately 35 million DKK in the renovation of all our rooms and suites. We continue to improve with refurbishments of the lobby and conference facilities, which will be completed - summer 2014. We constantly strive to improve and be innovative in order to deliver the best guest experience. This award is a true confirmation that both our hotel and the entire staff’s daily efforts are recognized and appreciated by our customers."

Radisson Blu is part of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies in Europe, Middle East and Africa with over 430 hotels with almost 95,000 rooms in 70 countries.

Hotels in Denmark – Radisson Blu Royal Copenhagen, Radisson Blu Scandinavia Copenhagen, Radisson Blu Falconer Copenhagen, Radisson Blu Scandinavia Århus, Radisson Blu HC Andersen Odense, Radisson Blu Papirfabrikken Silkeborg, Radisson Blu Limfjord Aalborg, Radisson Blu Fredensborg Bornholm.


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Notes to Editors:

Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts
Hotels that love to say Yes!

Radisson Blu, operated by The Rezidor Hotel Group in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Europe’s largest upper upscale brand, offers first class service, providing guests with a contemporary hospitality experience. Radisson Blu has received numerous awards as Best Hotel Chain and is renowned for its "Yes I Can!" spirit of service and the "100% Guest Satisfaction Guarantee". September 2005 saw the roll out of free high speed internet access across the portfolio - the first international hotel chain to offer this service. Radisson Blu currently includes more than 260 hotels with 63,500 rooms in operation or under development in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

For more information, visit www.radissonblu.com.