Radisson Blu has opened its first property in the West African country of Niger.
Described as “the country’s first and only five-star internationally branded hotel”, the 189-room hotel is located in the capital Niamey, close to the city’s Parliament and Presidential Palace, and is the tallest building in Niger.
Features include an outdoor pool, fitness centre, 870 sqm Lotus Spa Health and Beauty Centre, all-day dining Al Mina restaurant, New York Restaurant and Bar, and Zaxi Rooftop Lounge and Bar with views of the Niger River.
The hotel also features the first conference centre in Niger, with a total 2,800 sqm of space including a 1,200 sqm ballroom and eight meeting rooms.
Commenting on the news Tim Cordon, Area Senior Vice President, Middle East and Africa, Radisson Hotel Group, said:
“We are delighted to open our first hotel in Niamey, the capital and largest city of the West African country Niger.
“The Radisson Blu Hotel and Conference Centre, Niamey will enhance the local hotel landscape as the country’s first and only five-star internationally branded hotel.
“The hotel is a perfect addition to our Radisson Blu portfolio, the fastest growing hotel brand in Africa and our fast-growing African portfolio.”