The Rezidor Hotel Group is expanding its
portfolio of hotels in Russia, with the signing of the Radisson
Resort Rosa Khutor (180 rooms) and the Park Inn Resort Rosa Khutor
(200 rooms) in Russia. Both hotels are scheduled to welcome their
first guests in Q4 2012.
The Rosa Khutor development
is within the famous Russian ski region of Krasnaya Polyana and
50 km east of the city of Sochi, where the XXII Olympic Winter
Games will be held in 2014. During the games, skiing events and
snowboarding will be held on the slopes of Rosa Khutor.
two hotels will be located within the 537 hectare Rosa Khutor
Alpine Ski Resort Development, which is nearing the completion of
Phase 1. Upon completion, the $1.4 billion development will
include 40 ski runs, 14 ski lifts and a capacity for 10,500
people. Other facilities will include a ski school, multiple
restaurants, a child care centre and retail outlets. The
development is in accordance with the Russian government’s grand
scheme to make Sochi a world class winter and summer resort. Sochi
International Airport is undergoing a massive expansion to
accommodate the surge in international visitors anticipated.
Besides 180 rooms, the Radisson Rosa Khutor will feature
multiple restaurants, a spa and fitness centre, and meeting space.
Just 200 m away, the Park Inn Rosa Khutor will offer 200 guest
rooms and a restaurant. Guests will have access to the leisure and
meeting facilities of the nearby Radisson.
“These hotels further underline
our commitment to Russia where we now have 36 hotels in operation
and under development with a total of over 9,000 rooms and which
is one of our most important emerging markets for future business
development,” said Kurt Ritter, President & CEO of Rezidor. “At
the same time, these signings bring our portfolio of young and
stylish resorts in operation and under development to almost 50
properties with more than 10,000 rooms across Europe, Middle East
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