The Rezidor Hotel Group's signing of a management agreement with Les Dunes Hospitality marks the introduction of the group's second Radisson Blu hotel in Beirut, Lebanon.
The Radisson Blu Hotel in Beirut's Verdun district is set to open early December 2017 as the property undergoes extensive upgrade works; the property was previously operated as a Holiday Inn prior to the rebranding.
"We are delighted to have signed new hotels in a number of our key target regions, signaling our commitment to deliver a renewed asset-right strategy with a strategic mix of emerging and mature markets. Radisson Blu continues to rise from strength to strength," said The Rezidor Hotel Group executive vice president & chief development officer Elie Younes.
The four-star Radisson Blu Hotel, Beirut Verdun will have 127 rooms and suites. Dining options at the hotel include the Cook House restaurant which provides a modern, international experience. The hotel's meetings and events space can host up to 600 guests and includes a 377 square metre ballroom and five meeting rooms. Guests will also have complimentary access to gym facilities.