Radisson Blu strengthens its network in Finland with two new hotels. The Solo Sokos Hotel Tammer in Tampere and Solo Sokos Hotel Aleksanteri in Helsinki will be rebranded as Radisson Blu during the first quarter in 2016.
Tammer with its rich history and remarkable stories offers Radisson Blu customers a unique grand experience in culturally and historically significant surroundings. Aleksanteri with its distinctive service will introduce the guests an intimate boutique style hotel experience.
Tampere region is developing fast, further fueling the demand for a more diversified supply of hotel rooms and meeting facilities of world-class standards. The rise of travel and tourism industry in Helsinki itself is expected to attract more tourists and international events.
“SOK Corporation and the Rezidor Hotel Group are proudly building further on their long-term partnership and renewing their exclusive cooperation agreement for Finland. Radisson Blu hotels are an integral part the S Group hotel portfolio helping us to position our portfolio on a global level and building competitive advantage. Following the demand and our unique positioning in Finland, Tammer and Aleksanteri are ideal additions to our dynamic Radisson Blu portfolio,” says Tomi Peitsalo, the Vice President of SOK International Hotel Business and Radisson Blu Regional Director, Finland.
“As one of the world’s largest hotel companies and proudly a long-term partner of SOK Corporation we are well placed to leverage the new business opportunities in Finland and Nordics, and delight our international guests. We are proud to add these two stunning hotels to an award-winning portfolio and offer the best of upper upscale hospitality experience,” added Joep Peeters, Senior Vice President, Franchise Services for Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.