Carlson Hotels Worldwide - Asia Pacific announces signing of Radisson Hotel Lucknow Sahara City Homes
08/21/2007|8:44:00 AM|etravelblackboardasia
Friday, 17 August 2007:Carlson Hotels Worldwide – Asia Pacific, yesterday confirmed the development of the Radisson Hotel Lucknow Sahara City Homes in partnership with Sahara India Club Royale Corporation Limited. The Radisson Hotel Lucknow Sahara City Homes is scheduled to open in April 2009, joining the growing number of Radisson hotels across India.

“The key to our success has been to recognize the diverse needs of our customers and incorporate modern amenities in our hotels. Our upscale Radisson brand will attract a lot of business travellers in Lucknow, which is rapidly growing as a destination for meetings, exhibitions, conferences and incentive travel.” said Mr. Paul Kirwin, president of Carlson Hotels Worldwide – Asia Pacific.

The Radisson Hotel Lucknow Sahara City Homes will be situated approximately 15 km from the city centre and within a kilometre of IIM Lucknow. The hotel is close to well-known local landmarks such as Vidhan Sabha, Charbagh Railway station and Kukrail reserve forest.

The hotel will have 150 guestrooms, offering a range of amenities to meet the needs of discerning business travellers. Rooms will feature wireless internet access and cable television with 24-hour international channels. A fully equipped business centre, outdoor swimming pool, curios and gift shop, foreign currency exchange facility, a stateof- the-art gymnasium and health club are some of the other features available at the hotel.

Mr. Dibeyendu Banerjee, head of Hotel Project Sahara City Homes, Sahara India Club Royale Corporation Limited said, “Lucknow is a city of many attractions and the arrival of the Radisson brand will provide a world-class hotel to cater to the needs of the growing number of domestic and international visitors to this city.” There are currently 32 hotels in the Carlson Hotel Worldwide portfolio in India, which includes the Radisson Hotels & Resorts, Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Country Inns & Suites By Carlson and Park Inn brands.