Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today announced the signing of a long-term management agreement for the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Dearborn, Mich., a 772-room hotel centrally located between downtown Detroit and the airport in the suburb of Dearborn. The former Hyatt Regency will immediately begin a multimillion-dollar renovation when the current management contract expires on Oct. 31, 2012. Working towards that date and once all critical milestones are achieved, the hotel will complete the full branding to a Radisson hotel.
“This signing marks the beginning of a very promising partnership for us with a hotel that is truly a landmark in the city of Dearborn,” said Thorsten Kirschke, president, Americas. “The Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Dearborn is a great addition to our U.S. portfolio and the extensive conference facilities make this hotel a key destination in Dearborn and Michigan.”
“We are thrilled to be joining Radisson during this exciting turning point in the brand’s history,” said Chuck Taylor, owner’s representative for Royal Realties LLC, the owner of the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Dearborn.
“We are confident that with the investment and upgrades being made to our property it will make the hotel a favorite for anyone visiting Dearborn for years to come,” he added. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group hopes to retain existing hotel employees.
The Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Dearborn features 62,000 square feet of meeting facilities highlighted by a rooftop ballroom with 360 degree views. Highlights of the hotel also include a day spa, an indoor pool, a whirlpool and a fitness center. The hotel’s restaurant will offer breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. A coffee bar and lobby bar provide additional dining options as well.
Radisson is committed to providing vibrant, contemporary and engaging hospitality characterized by a unique Yes I Can! service culture. Radisson is expanding as one of the world’s most attractive, globally consistent, first-class, tiered brands with a range of World of Radisson features that are empathetic to the challenges of modern travel, including the 100% Guest Satisfaction Guarantee.
About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group – born in early 2012 – is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups. The portfolio of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group includes more than 1,300 hotels, a global footprint spanning 81 countries and territories, a powerful set of global brands (Radisson Blu, Radisson®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn by Radisson, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM and Hotel Missoni). In most of the group’s hotels, guests can benefit from the loyalty program Club CarlsonSM, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the world. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ more than 80,000 people.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium. http://www.carlsonrezidor.com.