July 05, 2012, 8:01 am -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Rezidor has opened its very first hotel in Corsica, the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Ajaccio Bay; owned by the group Ollandini and representing the most significant hotel investment in Corsica since 30 years. The 170 rooms-property is located near Porticcio; right at the glorious Agosta Beach. Guests enjoy a true paradise combining beautiful landscape, minimalist design, great food and wellness, and personalized services.
"We are delighted to open this resort together with Jean-Marc Ollandini and his group. It further strengthens our successful, contemporary resort portfolio, and underlines the leading position of Radisson Blu as Europe’s largest upper upscale brand," commented Kurt Ritter, President & CEO of Rezidor.
The stunning bay of Agosta Beach, located near the Sanguinaires islands, features red rocks and sparkling turquoise waters, all under blue skies and the Mediterranean sun. The location of the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Ajaccio is ideal, offering easy access to Chic Porticcio (5 kilometres away), and also Ajaccio Ferry Port (19 kilometres) and Ajaccio International Airport (15 kilometres).
All 170 rooms and suites of the First Class-resort feature aquamarine colours and light wood, with private furnished terraces offering views of the shoreline or the famous maquis of Corsica. The elegant rooms come with a size of 28 to 52 square meters (family rooms and rooms for disabled guests are available), and offer Radisson Blu's signature services such as business class category with Nespresso coffee machine, and free high speed internet access.
Totally dedicated to beach life, water sports and wellness, the Radisson Blu Resort& Spa, Ajaccio Bay comprises an outdoor pool with kid's pool, and a 900 square meter wellness area, including indoor pool, hot tub, gym, sauna, hammam, relaxing area, and a spa with 5 cabins. Treatments use products by the prestigious brand Sothys and by Crena Care that are based on local island plants. Little guests are welcome at the kids club where the programme “Very Important Children” is offered during school holidays with several activities under professional supervision.
Gourmets enjoy the resort’s main restaurant 'A Muvra' with a locally inspired menu, featuring such dishes as delicious sea bass with grapefruit, pork with local honey, a blueberry sorbet and pineapple carpaccio. Two bars compliment the offer with cool cocktails, a relaxed atmosphere and stunning sea views.
For those who are combining leisure and business, the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Ajaccio Bay has 400 square meters of fully flexible meeting facilities for up to 250 delegates. All meeting rooms have daylight and are equipped with state of the art technology. For catered events, a beautiful seafront terrace is also available.
About The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group - born in early 2012 - is one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel groups. The portfolio of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group includes more than 1,300 hotels, including hotels in Dubai, hotels in Rome, a hotel in Stockholm, a hotel in Salzburg and a hotel in Hamburg a global footprint spanning 80 countries, a powerful set of global brands (Radisson Blu, Radisson, Country Inns & Suites By Carlson, Park Inn by Radisson, Hotel Missoni and Park Plaza). In most of the group’s hotels, guests can benefit from the loyalty program Club Carlson, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the world. The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ more than 80,000 people.
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is headquartered in Minneapolis, USA, and Brussels, Belgium.
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