New Radisson Hotel in the UNESCO City of Literature, Ulyanovsk, in Western Russia

Main Photo: The Hilton Garden Inn, soon to be the Radisson Hotel Uyanovsk

Date: September 2020

Location: Central Ulyanovsk, Western Russia

Name: Radisson Hotel Ulyanovsk

No. of Keys: 172

Seller: Radisson Ulyanovsk Russia is a conversion of an existing hotel., a Hilton Garden Inn.

Buyer: Radisson Hotel Ulyanovsk is located in the heart of the city, close to the main administrative and business centres. This upscale, full-service hotel with Scandinavian-inspired hospitality offers guests the opportunity to discover this historic city located on the banks of the Volga River near cultural attractions, museums and shopping malls. Ulyanovsk has been designated a UNESCO City of Literature since 2015 due to its rich connection with leading Russian writers and painters.

Radisson Hotel Group’s Area Senior Vice President, Central & Eastern Europe, Russia and Turkey, Yilmaz Yildirimlar comments: “We are very pleased to invite guests to experience this new Radisson branded hotel in the very center of Ulyanovsk. We now have 37 hotels in operation and 3 in the pipeline across Russia, and this new opening further strengthens our position as the leading international hotel group in the region. It’s been a pleasure to work with the owner’s professional team to brand the hotel during this challenging time, and we look forward to welcoming and creating memorable moments for all our guests”.

The hotel will have 172 rooms and suites, an all-day restaurant, the Gallery, a Lobby Bar offering food, an outside terrace, and a selection of meeting rooms. The Gallery restaurant which is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, accommodates up to 125 guests and serves a variety of delicious Russian and international dishes.

The hotel is located in the historic city centre, with leisure, retail, restaurants, bars, theatres, and other entertainment options including strolling along the Volga River embankment, plays at the Ulyanovsk Regional Drama Theatre, and 140 stores in the nearby AquaMall.

Vladimir Koshelev, owner of LLC Corporation “Koshelev” said: “Our team is very pleased with the opening of the Radisson Ulyanovsk hotel”. In May 2020, the hotel group announced its Radisson Hotels Safety Protocol in collaboration with SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Additionally, Radisson Hotel Group supports the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC)’s ‘Safe Travels’ health and safety protocols and stamp to create consistency across the Travel and Tourism industry.

THPT Comment: Interesting cultural part of Russia for Radisson to continue it’s strong growth path in the country.

First Seen: Radisson press release

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