Radisson Hotel Group has formalised an agreement for its inaugural branded serviced apartments project in Cyprus, with the seaside town of Larnaca due to welcome the Radisson Blu Serviced Apartments, Larnaca.
Marking the group’s third property in the city, the new serviced apartments form part of a Master Development Agreement with Sunnyseeker Hotels and Quality Group. The project will bolster the group’s position as the largest operator on the island, with four properties and more than 550 rooms in operation or under development.
Commenting on the news was executive vice president and chief development officer, Radisson Hotel Group, Elie Younes: “We are excited to bring the first branded serviced apartments to the beautiful island of Cyprus as part of our Master Development Agreement with Quality Group and Sunnyseeker Hotels. It is a wonderful opportunity to leverage the renowned Radisson Blu brand in the city and offer an extended stay product. With few internationally branded hotels and properties in Cyprus, new arrivals like the Radisson Blu Serviced Apartments, Larnaca will contribute to the island’s hospitality landscape while delivering great value to our stakeholders.”
Radisson Blu Serviced Apartments, Larnaca will boast a total of 59 units made up of one- and two-bedroom apartments, as well as studio apartments. The ground floor will house a cafeteria, while a rooftop lounge bar will be an ideal location for relaxation. Other facilities include a gym, a spa, and a swimming pool, as well as 100m2 of meetings and events space.
CEO, Quality Group, Savvas Kakos remarked on the new project: “We are delighted to present to the public our latest addition to the hotel industry of our city – the Radisson Blu Serviced Apartments, Larnaca. Quality Group, with its partners SunnySeeker Hotels and Radisson Hotel Group, is challenging and changing the hotel industry of the island. Alongside our pride and joy, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Larnaca, this new development of 59 uniquely designed units will be serving the needs and wants of business travellers, as well as those who seek long-term accommodation.”
Kakos added: “The announcement of the Radisson Blu Serviced Apartments, Larnaca for us is both a pleasure and an opportunity. A pleasure to see our efforts to attract international hotel giants like Radisson Hotel Group to Larnaca become a reality, and an opportunity to act boldly in empowering the hotel and tourism industry in Cyprus.”
Situated in the centre of Larnaca, the property will be within arm’s reach of the existing Radisson Blu Hotel, Larnaca and within walking distance of the main harbour. Leisure visitors will benefit from seamless access to attractions, while business travellers will find themselves in close proximity to many of the city’s major companies. The property will be situated only seven kilometres from Larnaca International Airport and will offer a regular shuttle service between the hotel and the terminal.