HotelsThe region’s first Radisson Collection will open in Australia in 2023.

The (Blue) Mountains Are Calling: First Radisson Collection in APAC launches

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Signing ceremony of the Imperial Hotel, A Radisson Collection Hotel.

Scheduled to open in 2023, Imperial Hotel, A Radisson Collection Hotel will see the refurbishment of one of Australia’s most iconic hotels, which opened in 1878, and has hosted Prime Ministers and royalty, including King George V and George VI.

Radisson Hotel Group has identified Australia’s Blue Mountains as the site of its first Radisson Collection hotel in Asia Pacific.

Scheduled to open in 2023, Imperial Hotel, A Radisson Collection Hotel will see the refurbishment of one of Australia’s most iconic hotels, which opened in 1878, and has hosted Prime Ministers and royalty, including King George V and George VI.

The original Imperial Hotel building will now be restored to its former glory and a collection of stylish chalets will be built on the property’s 1.85-acre grounds, with aesthetics that is said to “blend the hotel’s rich heritage with modern design elements”.

Upon reopening, this 60-key hotel will feature an all-day dining restaurant, a lobby lounge, bar, gastro-pub and a fitness centre. The hotel will be positioned as a leading gastronomic destination with visiting celebrity chefs.

For events, there is a ballroom, outdoor terrace and marquee.

The hotel is easily accessible within a one hour and forty-five minutes’ drive from downtown Sydney via the Great Western Highway that connects the city with the Central West Region of New South Wales.

“The regional launch of the Radisson Collection, our newest brand, represents an important milestone in our Asia Pacific expansion strategy,” said Katerina Giannouka, president, Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group.

“This will write a new chapter in the tale of this Australian icon,” she added.

“We are excited about our first project with Radisson Hotel Group, and to bring a new brand to the Australian market. Our partnership stems from a shared vision and the Group’s proven expertise and management capabilities,” remarked Sylvia Zhao, general manager, One Pro Investments Pty Ltd.


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