Hotel Business Magazine, hotelbusiness.com | The Newspaper For Lodging Decision Makers

Rezidor To Open Park Inn by Radisson Dakar, Senegal

Friday October 5th, 2012 - 10:20AM

BRUSSELS—The Rezidor Hotel Group will open the first Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Senegal: The Park Inn by Radisson Dakar. It will feature 122 guestrooms and is scheduled to open in Q4 2014.

This signing brings Rezidor's total African hotel portfolio to 49 hotels with 11,000 rooms in operation and under development.

"Park Inn by Radisson is our young and dynamic mid-market brand, and we are delighted to introduce the brand to Senegal," Kurt Ritter, president & CEO of Rezidor, said in a statement. “We see a promising growth potential for this brand across Africa where we now have 16 Park Inn by Radisson hotels in operation and under development and will further extend our network."

The new-build Park Inn by Radisson Dakar will be located between Dakar International Airport and the city's main highway. It will be part of Dakar's most exclusive mixed-use development (Cité Tobago), which includes retail and offices. Besides 122 rooms, the hotel will have a restaurant, a bar, a fitness center, parking and an outdoor swimming pool.