Radisson Blu named the Best Hotel Chain at National Geographic Traveler Awards-2013 (Russia)
Radisson Blu, operated by the Carlson Rezidor, the leading international hotel group in Russia, CIS & Baltics, has been honored as the Best Hotel Chain at the National Geographic Traveler Awards 2013 (Russia). Radisson Blu has taken home the award for the second consecutive year. The winner was determined based on the results of a reader vote held on the magazine?s website nat-geo.ru from August 15th through September 30th. This year more than 25% of the voters selected Radisson Blu as the Best Hotel Chain.
?It is a great honor that Radisson Blu received the National Geographic Traveler Award as the Best Hotel Chain in Russia for the second consecutive year. The acknowledgment is exceptionally rewarding ?for us as it highlights the achievements of our hotels by the most important audience: our guests and partners. I would like? to express my sincere gratitude to those who have voted for Radisson Blu ?? said Tom Flanagan, Area Vice-President for Eastern Europe at The Rezidor Hotel Group, who collected the award at the ceremony in Moscow. ? The fact that Radisson Blu was named as the Best Hotel Chain is an affirmation of the hotel?s first class position and unique ?Yes, I Can!? service that matches highest of international standards. It?s also extremely motivating for our hotels to exceed the expectations and create bright spots for our guests.?
The National Geographic Traveler Awards 2013 ceremony was attended by the Russian tourism market?s key stakeholders, including representatives of leading tourism companies, embassies and airlines. The competition along with the vote is held on?www.nat-geo.ru?on an annual basis since 2011. The aim of the online vote is to determine the best tourist destinations among the most popular vacation types.
Radisson Blu currently consists of over 290 hotels in 62 countries. Russian portfolio of Radisson Blu brand comprises 9 operating hotels: a flagship Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow, Radisson Blu Belorusskaya, Moscow; Radisson Slavyanskaya, Moscow; Radisson Royal, St.Petersburg; Radisson Sonya, St. Petersburg; Radisson Kaliningrad; Radisson Lazurnaya, Sochi, Radisson Blu Resort & Congress Center, Sochi; Radisson Rosa Khutor (Sochi).