Radisson Blu has announced a new property to be located next to Rome Fiumicino International airport.

According to the group “will be linked to the terminal”, although exactly how has not been specified.

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Rome Fiumicino International Airport will feature 289 rooms, an all-day restaurant, lobby bar, gym and meeting and events space including a ballroom.

The property will be developed by Aeroporti di Roma, and is set to open in the second quarter of 2022.

It will be the fourth Radisson Blu hotel in Italy, joining the Radisson Blu Hotel Milan, the Radisson Blu Resort Hotel in Terme di Galzignano near Padua, and the Radisson Blu es. Hotel, Rome.

Commenting on the news Elie Younes, Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Radisson Hotel Group, said:

“Rome Airport has transformed itself and recently took pole position in Europe in terms of customer service and experience.

“Italy is now a key focus market for our organic growth and will soon see a wider range of Radisson Hotel Group properties arriving in key cities and destinations. This is a journey that we’re sure will excite all of our stakeholders.”

A number of new airport lounges have opened at Rome Fiumicino this year, including a Star Alliance facility, a new Alitalia lounge, and a 460sqm British Airways facility.