Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Residence Gran Canaria

12 Apr 2010
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The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces the Radisson Blu Residence Gran Canaria in Spain. The property – the former Hotel Dunas – will be fully renovated and offer 144 apartments. It is scheduled to open in Q4 2012. “We are delighted on further grow in Spain where we recently opened the first Radisson Blu in Madrid”, says Kurt Ritter, President & CEO of Rezidor. “This signing also underlines our commitment to an ambitious growth of our young and stylish resort portfolio”, continues Ritter. “We are glad to extend our close cooperation with Rezidor and confident to add new value to Gran Canaria’s hospitality sector”, comments Lars Wenaas of Wenaasgruppen, owner of the new hotel.

Gran Canaria is one of the key destination for travellers to Spain, and famous for idyllic beaches, intriguing landscape and a year-round mild climate. The Radisson Blu Residence is located on the southern coast of the island near the quaint village of Arguineguin. Besides 144 spacious apartments (all with balconies overlooking the sea), the property will offer a restaurant, extensive leisure areas (including swimming pools and tennis courts), and a full service spa. For those mixing business with pleasure, five meeting rooms and a business centre will be available, And, of course, the hotel is along the waterfront and will offer breathtaking ocean views and beach access.

For further information please contact:

Christiane Reiter, Director Corporate Communications
+32 2 702 9331,

Renu Snehi, Director Corporate Communications
+32 2 702 9241,


About The Rezidor Hotel Group

The Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world. The group features a portfolio of more than 385 hotels in operation and under development with more than 83,100 rooms in over 60 countries.

Rezidor operates the brands Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts, Regent Hotels & Resorts, Park Inn and Country Inns & Suites in Europe, Middle East and Africa, along with the goldpoints plusSM loyalty programme for frequent hotel guests. Under a worldwide licence agreement with the iconic Italian fashion house Missoni, Rezidor also operates and develops the new lifestyle brand Hotel Missoni.

In November 2006, Rezidor was listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Carlson Companies is the main shareholder.

The Corporate Office of the Rezidor Hotel Group is based in Brussels, Belgium.

For more information on Rezidor, visit