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Radisson strengthens presence in Brazil with major hotel signing in Porto Alegre, a top cultural and economic center

October 8, 2013 Hotel News No Comments Email Email

Radisson, one of the world’s best-recognized hotel brands, today announced the signing of the Radisson Porto Alegre, Brazil with an expected opening of Oct. 31, 2013.

A mulit-million dollar renovation is planned for the 132-room designer hotel. As Radisson further expands in South America, this hotel marks the seventh Radisson in Brazil, with several additional properties joining the portfolio by first quarter 2014.

“Investing in Brazil requires patience and strong local connectivity. Through our strategic partnership with Atlantica Hotels International (Brazil), we have a strong foothold in key markets in the country and for positioning Radisson as a powerful, globally consistent, first-class brand,” said Javier Rosenberg, chief operating officer, Radisson, Americas.

“We continue to focus on expanding Radisson in Brazil along with our partnership with Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group,” said Paul Sistare, owner, Atlantica Hotels International (Brazil), Ltda. “Travel is crucial to Brazil, with travel and tourism accounting for 9 percent of the country’s GDP, according to a World Travel & Tourism Council report on Brazil released in March.”

Located in the Bela Vista neighborhood, the hotel is less than ten minutes from downtown and near popular landmarks such as the Brick da Redenção, historic downtown, Ibere Camargo Foundation and Shopping Iguatemi. The hotel features a business center, 24-hour room service, a full-service salon, laundry service and messenger service. Becco’s, the hotel’s featured restaurant, features regional and international cuisine, along with ala carte dining and buffet style service. The hotel is four miles from Salgado International Airport.

In addition to Porto Alegre, Radisson also has properties in: Sao Paulo; Alphaville; Curitiba; Maceio; Aracaju; and Belem. .In January the Radisson Barra Rio de Janeiro will open and the Radisson Vila Olimpia in Sao Paulo.

For more information to or to make a reservation, please visit www.radisson.com or call 1-800-333-3333.

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