Carlson has signed a second Radisson property in
The US$ 91 million, 281-villa resort, owned by
Three K International Private Limited, is expected to open in the
third quarter of 2012 on the island of Naagoshi.
The Radisson Plaza Resort Maldives, Naagoshi
will feature 182 land and 99 overwater, contemporary villas
designed by Hassell, an award-winning, multidisciplinary firm
which has been appointed architectural, interior and landscape
design consultants for the resort.
Hotel guests will
be able to enjoy a variety of dining options, including an overwater Pan
Asian restaurant, an all-day dining restaurant, a poolside bar,
and a seafood restaurant. The overwater seafood restaurant,
discreetly located at the southwestern corner of the resort, will
feature paths trailing out onto five private overwater dining pods
for couples seeking a romantic dining experience.
Additional resort facilities will include a gym, a dedicated yoga
work out space, a large spa with 16 treatment rooms, badminton and tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool, a meeting and function
room, a diving and water sports center, and butler stations.
The resortís kidís club concept of learning, exploring, nature
and growth will be brought to life through extensive facilities
comprising a childrenís swimming pool, playground with a sandpit,
a games room, a movie and a library corner, and a cooking station.
The Radisson Plaza Resort Maldives, Naagoshi is being
constructed on Naagoshi Island, on the northern Hua Dhaalu Atoll
and is 45 minutes by sea plane from the Male International
Carlson has another hotel presently under construction in
the Maldives, the 250-room Radisson Hotel Maldives Hulhumale
scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2013.
October, Carlson announced plans to increase the number of
Radisson hotels in Asia Pacific to over 100 hotels by 2015. The Radisson portfolio in Asia Pacific includes 11 other resorts in
Australia (Gold Coast), China (Huizhou and Sanya), India (Alibaug,
Goa and Mamallapuram), the South Pacific (Fiji and Tahiti) and
Thailand (Hua Hin, Pattaya and Phuket).
ďThe addition of this
resort property fuels our
Ambition 2015 growth strategy to expand
Radisson as a vibrant, contemporary and engaging brand in key
cities, resort and airport locations throughout Asia Pacific,Ē
said Simon Barlow, president, Carlson Hotels, Asia Pacific.
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