Brussels, Belgium (PressExposure) December 21, 2009 -- The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, has announced the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Milan in Italy. The existing hotel - originally opened in 2007 as the Chedi Milan - features 250 rooms and will be rebranded in the first quarter of 2010.
"Milan is a key market for us. The city is one of the world's fashion capitals, and we are delighted to be present in town with our chic, contemporary and design orientated core brand, Radisson Blu," said Kurt Ritter, President & CEO of Rezidor. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Milan is Rezidor's second property in Italy - the company also manages the 232 room Radisson Blu Es. Hotel, Rome.
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Milan is located north of the city centre, within minutes of Milan's two trade fairs. Its 250 rooms each offer an average size of 37 m2 and are decorated in an "Asia-meets-Italy" style designed by the reknowned Indonesian firm Jaya & Associates. Extras include elegant limestone bathrooms, flat screen TVs and free high speed internet access. Besides a restaurant and lounge bar, the hotel also offers nearly 800 m2 of meeting and conference space. Guests can also enjoy the spa and the indoor swimming pool.
Since its first opening in 2007, the hotel has received rave reviews from a number of publications. Fortune Magazine proclaimed it as one of the Best New Business Hotels in the World. The UK's Daily Telegraph called it a "super-chic urban retreat" and Vogue UK proclaimed it as "the place to stay if you want to mix with the high fashion crowd in the Italian capital of style". Under the first class and full service Radisson Blu brand, the luxury hotels sophisticated image will be developed further and brought to new heights.
PR contact: Christiane Reiter Director Corporate Communication The Rezidor Hotel Group Avenue Du Bourget 44 B-1130 BrÃ¼ssel Belgien Tel. +32 2 702 9222 http://www.radissonblu.co.uk