Radisson Opens Near Downtown Hartford
Monday January 20th, 2014 - 4:47PM ABPK
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HARTFORD, CT—Radisson today announced the opening of the 350-room Radisson Hotel Hartford located here.
Situated 12 miles from Bradley International Airport, the hotel is minutes from the Connecticut Convention Center, Rentschler Field, Trinity College, University of Hartford, Aetna, Accenture, Bank of America and IBM.
“The opening of this hotel reinforces our commitment to enhance the Radisson portfolio and further expand our presence in critical markets in the Americas,” stated Javier Rosenberg, COO, Radisson, and EVP, Owned and Managed Hotels, Americas. “We continually strive to serve the needs of business and leisure travelers in the U.S.”
“We are thrilled to begin a relationship with Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its family of brands. We are confident that the consistency, value and leadership of this brand and the Carlson Rezidor system will result in a successful future for this hotel,” stated Robert Schamber, general manager.
Hotel amenities include complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, a 24-hour fitness center, a seasonal outdoor pool and a fully equipped 24-hour business center.
The more than 8,000 sq. ft. of meeting and function space, includes 13 meeting rooms and a ballroom. The hotel offers a variety of room types – doubles, kings, and suites. Onsite dining at Bistro Z offers breakfast, lunch and dinner; or the Z Bar lounge offering a full bar menu and specialty drinks. Complimentary hotel shuttle service is available Monday through Friday to downtown Hartford.
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When you hear all the lodging industry projections for the months and years to come, much of the robust growth is forecast to be the result of the expected influx of travelers from China. In what could only be seen as good news for the industry, that expectation moved a little closer to reality when President Obama signed a visa waiver extension for Chinese travelers earlier this month.