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Radisson Opening 7 New Hotels Across Africa With Over 1,200 Rooms

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Radisson Hotels is investing heavily in Africa, announcing 7 new hotels comprising more than 1,200 rooms.

There’s a lot to cover, so let’s take a look at this exciting news from Radisson!

5 Countries Across the Continent to Get Radisson Hotels

Radisson has announced that it signed for 7 new hotels across Africa. The new hotels include:

  • Radisson Blu Hotel & Apartments, Dar es Salaam (Tanzania): Opening in 2025, the 138-room hotel will feature a lobby cafe, a business class lounge, a restaurant, a pool, a gym, and 8 meeting rooms.
  • Radisson Hotel Mwanza (Tanzania): The 196-room hotel will open in 2025. It will have a lobby cafe and bar, a pool with a bar, 2 restaurants, a gym, and a playground.
  • Radisson Blu Hotel & Apartments, Casablanca Finance City and Radisson RED Casablanca Finance City (Morocco) (Morocco): The 2 hotels will have 381 rooms and are scheduled to open in 2027.
  • Radisson Blu Hotel & Conference Center, Tunis (Tunisia): Opening in 2025, the 305-room hotel will have a lobby bar, shisha bar, 3 restaurants, and meeting spaces.
  • Radisson RED Abuja (Nigeria): The 105-room hotel will open in 2028 and feature a bar and terrace, a restaurant, and a pool bar and grill.
  • Park Inn by Radisson Addis Ababa (Ethiopia): The 120-room hotel will open next year with amenities such as a breakfast hall, restaurant hall, and coffee shop.
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Casablanca is getting a Radisson hotel. Image Credit: Hans-Juergen Weinhardt via Pixabay

“The seven new hotels align with our expansion strategy, demonstrating significant growth in key African markets such as Morocco, Nigeria, Tunisia and Ethiopia, as well as our highly anticipated debut in Tanzania,” said Elie Younes, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Development Officer at Radisson Hotel Group.

About Radisson Hotels

Radisson Hotels was established in 1962 and includes household names such as Country Inn & Suites and Radisson Blu.

Its loyalty program, Radisson Rewards, covers Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific, with 1,600+ hotels. (Radisson Rewards America, the U.S. version, was merged into Choice Privileges last year). The chain has just 3 elite status tiers:

  • Club, when you earn upon enrollment
  • Premium (5 elite nights or 3 stays)
  • VIP (30 elite nights or 20 stays).
Hot Tip:

Radisson Rewards points aren’t easy to earn. But if you want to boost your balance, read our guide to the best ways to earn Radisson Rewards points!

Final Thoughts

If this massive expansion is any indication, Radisson appears to be all-in on Africa. While some of these hotels won’t open for a few more years, others are scheduled for 2025. This is great news for Radisson fans, who will be able to earn and redeem points in more locations across the continent!

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Victoria holds a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the Howard University School of Communications and is an award-winning journalist, travel reporter, and the founder of the “Carrying On with Victoria M. Walker” newsletter.

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