Radisson Hotel Group debuts first internationally branded 5-star hotel in South Sudan

SOUTH SUDANRadisson Hotel Group has announced it debut in South Sudan with the opening of Radisson Blu Hotel in country’s fast-growing capital and largest city, Juba aligning with its ambitious African growth and development plan.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Juba, is the first internationally branded 5-star hotel and offers 154 bright and contemporary rooms and suites with views of either the pool, the city, or the river.

It is located on the White Nile River and 10-minute drive from Juba International Airport, in the heart of the city’s business center.

“We are delighted to strengthen our presence in Central Africa by opening the doors to our first hotel in South Sudan and the country’s first five-star internationally branded hotel,” Tim Cordon, Area Senior Vice President, Middle East & Africa at Radisson Hotel Group, said

“With the highest level of security measures in place for a comforting stay, its modern finishes and both business and leisure facilities, coupled with our renowned Radisson Hotels Yes I Can! service and hospitality, we are confident the hotel will be a great addition to help promote the country’s hospitality offering.”

The hotel offers several amenities, including a modern gym, a spacious outdoor pool, and a wellness center which includes a refreshing spa with a sauna, jacuzzi, steam bath, and male and female salons.

“In true Radisson style, my passionate team and I look forward to welcoming and making every moment matter for our guests and the community of Juba in hotel where safety & security are a top priority,” George Balassis, General Manager, Radisson Blu Hotel, Juba, said.

“With our abundance of inviting facilities, restaurants and bars, we are certain that our hotel will become their home away from home and the venue of choice for events and special occasions of all kinds.”

For guests planning to host a meeting or event, the hotel has the largest meeting facilities available in the city, offering three stylishly designed boardrooms, three meeting spaces as well as an expansive ballroom which can accommodate up to 500 guests.  

Radisson Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest hotel groups with nine distinctive hotel brands, and more than 1,700 hotels in operation and under development in 120 countries.

This comes week after the hotel group re-opened its Upperhill branch in Nairobi Kenya.

Radisson Blu is part of Radisson Hotel Group, which also includes Radisson Collection, Radisson, Radisson RED, Radisson Individuals, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson, Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, and prizeotel brought together under one commercial umbrella brand Radisson Hotels.

Radisson has been on an expansion spree in Africa for the last 3 years. CEO Business Africa had an insightful look on the expansion. You can have a read Here.

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