Carlson has announced the signing of its second Radisson hotel in Tianjin. Owned by Tianjin Saint Light Real Estate Development Co Ltd, the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Jixian, Tianjin, will feature 274 rooms and suites, as well nine villas. Other key features include an indoor botanic garden as part of the hotel lobby and a hot spring as part of its spa facility, as well as an indoor swimming pool, health club, retail and entertainment facilities, and a range of F&B outlets.
“We are witnessing a growing demand for premier international hotel brands such as Radisson Blu which has its compelling proposition to create a first-class experience for our guests in China. Introducing our second Radisson Blu hotel in Tianjin, the largest seaport in China after Shanghai, is a strategic one to reinforce our presence and capture the continued tourism growth. We are delighted to be chosen by Tianjin Saint Light Real Estate Development to be their hotel management partner and we will continue to seek the right opportunities to sustain our growth in China and contribute to China’s tourism,” said Simon C. Barlow, President of Carlson Hotels, Asia Pacific.
Slated to open in the second half of 2013, the hotel is located on 150,000m