first_imgGo back to the e-newsletter >Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group today signed a management agreement for Radisson RED Guangzhou South Station. Owned by Guangzhou ROFO Real Estate Development Co., Ltd., this new-build hotel is the second Radisson RED hotel for Carlson Rezidor in China and its fifth in Asia Pacific. Radisson RED Guangzhou South Station is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2018 and brings Carlson Rezidor’s Asia Pacific pipeline to 91 hotels.“Radisson RED provides owners and developers a product that we believe will be a leader in the lifestyle segment. The brand appeals to guests who have an ageless millennial mindset, and truly redefines the guest experience,” said Thorsten Kirschke, president, Asia Pacific, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. “RED is bold, alive and design-driven while being creative in its functional use.”Radisson RED Guangzhou South Station is a 160-key hotel, strategically located in the new Central Business District of Panyu district, across from Guangzhou South Railway Station, which is the largest high-speed rail station in South China.Radisson RED Guangzhou South Station is also served by major expressways and is about 40 kilometers from Guangzhou International Airport. The hotel is also less than two kilometres from a new 80,000-seat stadium, one of China’s most popular football clubs. Radisson RED Guangzhou South Station is part of a mixed-use development, Union Plaza, which will also include office space and a mall. The hotel will have a distinctive design, featuring a sky lobby and an infinity pool.“We are very pleased to partner with Carlson Rezidor. With the expertise and experience of this leading global hospitality group, we are assured of a strong return on our investment. We are confident that Radisson RED Guangzhou South Station will be a great success,” said Marco Li, CEO of Guangzhou ROFO Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.Go back to the e-newsletter >last_img read more