Carlson Rezidor Announces Park Inn By Radisson Onitsha, Nigeria
Carlson Rezidor, one of the largest and most dynamic hotel groups worldwide, further strengthens its presence in Nigeria by announcing the Park Inn by Radisson Onitsha. The mid-market property featuring 152 keys is already under construction and scheduled to open in Q3 2016. It brings the group’s portfolio in Nigeria to 7 hotels with 1,200 rooms in operation and under development.
Carlson Rezidor is a leading international player on the African hospitality market: the group operates and develops 59 hotels with 13,200+ rooms in 26 African countries, and holds the largest pipeline of hotels and rooms under development on the continent.
The new Park Inn by Radisson will be part of a large mixed use master plan development featuring a 15,000m2shopping mall, a 4,500m2 convention centre (forming part of the hotel facilities), an office park and residential apartment buildings.
Besides 152 guest rooms, the vibrant mid-scale hotel will offer 3 food & drink outlets, 170m2meeting space, an outdoor swimming pool and terrace, a business centre, a 4,500m2 convention centre, and a rooftop bar and lounge.
As the first internationally branded hotel in Onitsha, the Park Inn will benefit from a growing corporate market since companies such as SAB Miller, Distell and Glaxo Smith Kline have established their offices in town.
Onitsha has a population of more than 1 million and the second highest per capita income in Nigeria with a thriving wholesale and retail trade. The city is also home to the Onitsha Market, one of the largest markets in West Africa.
The Park Inn by Radisson Onitsha will be operated by The Rezidor Hotel Group.