Radisson Collection Brand continues rapid expansion of iconic hotel properties

Radisson Collection’s rapid growth marks the notable momentum of Radisson Hotel Group’s foray into luxury

Radisson Hotel Group has had a stellar year of openings and looks forward to more compelling new additions to its already impressive collection of properties comprising the Radisson Collection brand. Launched in 2018 as a new luxury lifestyle collection of hotels for experience-driven travellers, Radisson Collection’s rapid growth marks the notable momentum of Radisson Hotel Group’s foray into luxury.

In an ongoing continuation of thoughtful and strategic growth, Radisson Collection will have 32 hotels and resorts in 19 countries by the end of 2022.  Made up of iconic properties in unique locations, each hotel is authentic to the destination while united by the brands hallmarks of signature dining, local art and experiences, creating genuine connections. The pivotal new additions slated to open in the next few years build upon the success and heritage of existing properties within the Radisson Collection while also establishing the brand’s position within the luxury lifestyle hospitality sphere. 

Inspired F&B experiences

Centred around the belief that culinary exploration is an integral part of travel, restaurants in Radisson Collection hotels are conceived as social destinations for locals and global travellers alike. The cuisine of Michelin-starred chef Eneko Atxa is featured at Eneko Basque Brussels at the Radisson Collection Hotel, Grand Place Brussels and the Eneko Basque Radisson Collection Hotel, Magdalena Plaza Sevilla. Basque’s culinary offering is a modern interpretation of Basque cuisine with local touches. 

Currently under renovation along with the hotel within which its housed, Michelin-starred restaurant Les Loges will reopen with the debut of the Cour Des Loges Lyon, A Radisson Collection Hotel, in early 2023 after a luxury elevation to the existing heritage hotel. Chef Anthony Bonnet and his team offer a daring and creative cuisine, making the restaurant an enticing destination within Lyon. 

Adding to the culinary credentials of the brand, an outpost of New York’s Michelin-starred Carbone restaurant is set to open within the recently opened Mansard Riyadh, A Radisson Collection Hotel in 2023.

Connecting curious travellers to local art and culture

Local art and culture are reflected throughout the décor and spirit of Radisson Collection hotels inviting guests to immerse themselves in each locale. Local partnerships and collaborations facilitate guests to engage with local art and artisans, whether it be through the medium of lacemaking, opera, pottery, or even craft spirits. Radisson Collection’s ongoing Global Art Series, launched in 2021, has been formed through collaborations with emerging contemporary artists to create immersive artwork highlighting iconic Radisson Collection Hotel locations through both Instagram and in-person exhibitions. 

Living design across historic landmarks and modern conceptions 

Radisson Collection is a new generation of iconic hotels, many of which are heritage buildings with rich histories rooted in the locale. From the storied Radisson Collection Strand Hotel, Stockholm to the Palazzo Montemartini Rome, A Radisson Collection Hotel, each immerses travelers in the authenticity of the destination.  Whether a historical property or a new paragon of design, all are emblematic of the brand’s appreciation of exceptional design as an enhancement and complement to functional living. The collection of hotels united under the Radisson Collection brand occupy sought-after locations at dynamic destinations in Europe, the Asia Pacific, the Middle-East and Africa.  Most are 50-250+ guest room hotels and all reflect the brand’s ethos to offer exceptional experiences centred around authentic local culture and history, living art and design, and enticing gastronomy.  

To date in 2022, Radisson Collection has introduced seven new hotels: Radisson Collection Hotel, Berlin; Gran Vía Bilbao; Grand Hotel Brioni Pula; Morina Hotel, Tirana; Mansard Riyadh; Radisson Collection Hotel, Tallinn and Radisson Collection Hotel, Vadistanbul.

The highlights of some of the new hotels joining Radisson Collection in 2023 include:

  • A redevelopment of what was once the Allianz Italy headquarters, Radisson Collection, Santa Sofia Milan is set to open in 2023 in Milan’s central Corso Italia district adjacent to the city’s new Santa Sofia M4 underground stop. The transformation will integrate much of the building’s historical framework into the new design, while re-purposing the spaces. Highlights of the new hotel will include a rooftop pool and fine dining restaurant, as well as a 4th floor outdoor wellness terrace.  
  • Showcasing Baroque architecture dating back to 1901 and situated in the heart of Vilnius Old Town among multiple UNESCO World Heritage sites, Radisson Collection Royal Astorija Hotel, Vilnius will re-open in Lithuania’s capital city after a large-scale renovation to update and elevate the property to provide luxury accommodation while also honoring its magnificent past.
  • At the bustling heart of Hungry, on St. Stephen’s Square guests to the Radisson Collection Hotel, Basilica Budapest will be in the prime position to take in the full Neoclassical grandeur of Basilica, directly across from the hotel. 
  • Radisson Collect Resort, Galle will bring the brand’s signature take on luxury to Sri Lanka’s seaside sun and surf destination, offering authentic local activities and cuisine.
  • In France’s Old Lyon, on a quiet narrow street in the old town's cobbled heart, amid marvelous medieval and Renaissance architecture, boutique hotel Cour des Loges is housed within a row of historic buildings set around an old-world courtyard. Already praised for sumptuous accommodation and Michelin-starred restaurant Les Loges, the hotel is currently undergoing an upgrade leading up to a new unveiling as Cour des Loges Lyon, A Radisson Collection Hotel in 2023.

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