VIENNA, Austria

Radisson Blu announced the opening of its second hotel in Vienna. The 233-room Radisson Blu Park Royal Palace Hotel, Vienna, a rebranding of an existing hotel, opened its doors. The hotel is located next to Schönbrunn Palace, which is one of the most important cultural and historical monuments in the country.

"The capital of Austria remains a focal market for our growth journey," said Elie Younes, executive vice president & chief development officer of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. "The additional hotel brings the group´s portfolio in Vienna to three hotels – two Radisson Blu properties and one Park Inn by Radisson – with nearly 500 rooms, and we will continue to look for further opportunities in this city alongside our franchise partner Austria Trend."

The Radisson Blu Park Royal Palace Hotel, Vienna, features 233 guest rooms, including 21 suites. Guests have an all-day restaurant and lobby bar, executive lounge, gym, sauna and relaxation area at their disposal. The property also features a ballroom, with nearly 6,500 square feet of space and a total capacity of 500 people, along with nine modern seminar rooms.