Radisson Hotel Group has announced the signing of its first Radisson branded hotel in South Africa, the Radisson Safari Hotel Hoedspruit.
Radisson is Radisson Hotel Group's fourth brand and 13th hotel to open in South Africa. This achievement brings Radisson Hotel Group's African portfolio to almost 100 hotels in operation and under development.
The new 138-room hotel is scheduled to open early 2022, comprising of rooms and suites. A variety of leisure facilities will include an Amani Health Spa, two swimming pools, a fully equipped gym, a kid's club and an equestrian centre.
In addition, there is a vast savannah for guests to enjoy through various outdoor activities such as game drives, hot air ballooning and horse rides, as well as abseiling and tubing.
Andrew McLachlan, senior vice president, development, sub-Sahara Africa of the Radisson Hotel Group, says the hotel will be the perfect complement for the group's other hotels in South Africa.
Gerrit Jan van der Grijn, CEO of the Lowland Group, developer and owner of the hotel, said it is an honour to be partnering with the Radisson Hotel Group to introduce the Radisson brand to South Africa and welcome the first safari-style hotel to the group's African portfolio.
The hotel will boast a meeting and events area which will include venues from a conference centre to various meeting and board rooms which lead onto a spacious pre-function area and a business centre.