Brussels/Rome - October 23, 2018
Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Rome Fiumicino International Airport. The fourth Radisson Blu to arrive in Italy, the new hotel will be part of a long-term plan to strengthen the brand’s presence in the country.
Radisson Blu, Europe’s largest upper upscale brand, will bring its personalized service and stylish spaces to travelers visiting one of Southern Europe’s busiest international airports. Rome is Italy’s most important tourist destination, while its airport was recently awarded Best Airport 2018 in the ‘over 25 million passengers’ category by ACI Europe – as well as being recognized as the world’s most improved airport and the airport with the best quality of services by Skytrax.
Elie Younes, Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Radisson Hotel Group, said: "Rome Airport has transformed itself and recently took pole position in Europe in terms of customer service and experience. Italy is now a key focus market for our organic growth and will soon see a wider range of Radisson Hotel Group properties arriving in key cities and destinations. This is a journey that we’re sure will excite all of our stakeholders!”
Due to land in Q2 2022, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Rome Fiumicino International Airport will be linked to the terminal, offering visitors a top-quality location and hospitality experience during their stay. The hotel will feature 289 rooms, an all-day restaurant, lobby bar, and gym. Guests arriving for meetings & events will enjoy a unique space that includes a ballroom and foyer.
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Rome Fiumicino International Airport will provide guests with easy access the airport’s terminals – and will be within easy reach of Rome city center via a short journey on the Leonardo Express. Guests will also have high-speed train access direct from Fiumicino to Florence, Bologna and Venice.
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Rome Fiumicino International Airport will be operated by Radisson Hospitality AB under an International Sub-Concession Agreement with the Rome Fiumicino airport manager, Aeroporti di Roma SpA. The hotel will be designed and developed by Aeroporti di Roma in collaboration with the Civil Aeronautical National Authority (ENAC) for the formal and final approvals.
Martin Melzer, Director Public Relations & Communications – Central & Southern Europe
Lucie Cardona, Director, Corporate Communications, PR & Reputation Management
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