Radisson to Open Near Times Square

The Radisson Hotel Group announced signings for two new-build hotels to its portfolio in the Americas, located in New York City near Times Square Anaheim, Calif. (Radisson Blu) and New York City (Radisson).

The Radisson Hotel in New York City will be located at 525 8th Ave., walking distance to Times Square, the Garment District, Madison Square Garden and an abundance of shopping and restaurants. A new-build hotel by developer and franchisee Sam Chang of McSam Hotel Group, it’s estimated to open Spring 2019 with 320 guestrooms, a restaurant and a fitness center. The hotel will cater to both leisure and business travelers.

This will be the second Radisson in Manhattan with the first the Radisson Hotel Martinique at 49 West 32nd Street near Herald Square.

The company sees significant room for growth across all brands and has identified 21 key target markets where it plans to be aggressive with expanding its footprint, particularly in the U.S. with its Radisson Blu brand.

“Less than a month ago we shared our new go-to-market name with the launch of Radisson Hotel Group, which is backed by our 5-year plan and supported by significant investments in rebranding or repositioning our hotels in the Americas,” said Ken Greene, President, Americas, Radisson Hotel Group. “The addition of these hotels illustrates that we’re already executing on our plan for expansion in our key gateway markets, along with further establishing our Radisson Blu brand in the U.S.”