Articles tagged “radisson”

Kenya Tourism Shows Its Resilience After January’s Nairobi Attack

Kenya Tourism Shows Its Resilience After January’s Nairobi Attack

Richard Holmes, Skift

Kenya has felt little long-term impact from the terrorist attacks that shook the city’s dusitD2 Nairobi hotel in January. That’s good news for the city’s hoteliers and the country’s all-important tourism industry. Are travelers simply becoming immune to the threat of terror?

3 months ago

HNA Group May Sell Radisson to Rival Chinese Conglomerate Jin Jiang

HNA Group May Sell Radisson to Rival Chinese Conglomerate Jin Jiang

Bloomberg

Nearly two years after HNA Group announced it would sell off Radisson Hotel Group to pay off some of its mounting debt, another Chinese conglomerate wants to add to its portfolio. Jin Jiang has been patiently growing its hospitality holdings, but may end up in a similar debt trap to HNA Group in the end.

1 year ago

Radisson Plans Major Growth in China Despite Trade War Fears

Radisson Plans Major Growth in China Despite Trade War Fears

Abigail Wen Yi Ng and Kyunghee Park , Bloomberg

Every major hospitality group wants to grow its presence in China, Radisson included, but even with ties to HNA, can Radisson overcome the potential challenges that result from a U.S. trade war with China?

1 year ago

Can Hotel Companies Have Too Many Brands?

Can Hotel Companies Have Too Many Brands?

Deanna Ting, Skift

We'd pay good money just to see hospitality executives try to guess which hotel brands belong to which companies.

2 years ago

Radisson Hotel Group Now Makes It Easier to Get Elite Loyalty Status

Radisson Hotel Group Now Makes It Easier to Get Elite Loyalty Status

Grant Martin, Skift

It's now easier and simpler to join Radisson Rewards and qualify for elite status, though it's slightly harder to earn points for free rooms.

2 years ago

Every One of Radisson’s 8 Hotel Brands, Explained

Every One of Radisson’s 8 Hotel Brands, Explained

Deanna Ting, Skift

With official brand descriptions like these, it's like Radisson was just begging for us to give them the Skift Take treatment — and we gladly obliged.

2 years ago

Rezidor Hotel Group Defends Its Performance as Profits Fall

Rezidor Hotel Group Defends Its Performance as Profits Fall

Brian Sumers, Skift

Rezidor Hotel Group's fourth quarter earnings call was a snoozer until one Norwegian newspaper reporter decided to call b.s. on the company. That made for an interesting exchange.

2 years ago

Carlson Rezidor Is Rebranding Itself as Radisson Hotel Group

Carlson Rezidor Is Rebranding Itself as Radisson Hotel Group

Deanna Ting, Skift

Carlson Rezidor hasn't taken advantage of its vast potential. This new name and strategy may help.

2 years ago

Accor and Chinese Conglomerate Both Consider Carlson Rezidor Takeover

Accor and Chinese Conglomerate Both Consider Carlson Rezidor Takeover

Ruth David, Manuel Baigorri and Jonathan Browning, Bloomberg

Both Accor and HNA are thinking smarter than most about the right, strategic buys in the sector. And Carlson Rezidor is undervalued right now.

4 years ago

Radisson Hotels Owner Is Considering a Sale or Merger

Radisson Hotels Owner Is Considering a Sale or Merger

Arunima Banerjee, Reuters

Thus continues the big turmoil in big hospitality. Those buyers who lost out on Starwood would certainly be looking at this closely.

4 years ago

Rezidor Hotels Vows To Reopen Radisson Blu in Mali After Attack

Rezidor Hotels Vows To Reopen Radisson Blu in Mali After Attack

Baba Ahmed and Robbie Corey-Boulet, Associated Press

Officials from the Rezidor Hotel Group, which operates the Radisson Blu in Mali's capital, are doing and saying all the right things. That property is going to reopen despite the tragedy that occurred there.

4 years ago

Gunmen Take 170 Hostages at Radisson Hotel in Mali’s Capital

Gunmen Take 170 Hostages at Radisson Hotel in Mali’s Capital

Harouna Traore and Baba Ahmed, Associated Press

4 years ago