Radisson grows Blu brand in Greece

Radisson Hotel Group is further expanding its portfolio in Greece with the signing of Radisson Blu Resort, Mani.

The newbuild, 150-room beach resort, scheduled to open during the 2025 season, is the fifth Radisson Blu property in Greece.

Eating and meeting

On a peninsula to the south of the country, Radisson Blu Resort, Mani will offer a plethora of dining experiences, encompassing an all-day restaurant, a beachside terrace restaurant, and pool bar.

The resort’s venue options will also offer a fully equipped private meeting room and multi-purpose event centre to meet the requirements of the well-travelled business guest with bespoke event planning.

Staying and playing

A wide range of accommodation, including standard and accessible rooms as well as suites, including a presidential suite, will feature private outdoor terraces with ocean views. Most of the suites will feature private infinity pools.

For relaxation, there will be a swimming pool in addition to an expansive fully serviced beach plus an  onsite wellness and fitness centre.

Idyllic location

Elie Milky, vice president development for Greece, Cyprus, and the Middle East at Radisson Hotel Group, said: “We are committed to expanding our presence in Greece with a particular focus on the primary cities and resort destinations as the leading international hotel group in the country.”

Also in the group’s Greek pipeline is the 94-key conversion site, Radisson Red Mitropoleos Square Athens, arriving in Q1 2025.

On the latest signing, Milky commented: “The idyllic location of the Radisson Blu Resort, Mani will offer a stunning product complementing the rest of our portfolio in the region and the country. We continue to improve our branding proposition, commercial relevance and real estate competitiveness for our investors and are grateful to our partners, Vema Tourism Enterprises SA, for their trust.”

International brand first

Ekaterina Valiotis, managing partner of the hotel’s ownership and development companies, added: “It is with great honour and anticipation that we partner with Radisson Hotel Group to develop the first internationally renowned branded hotel in Mani, in the Lakonian region of the mythical Peloponnese. 

“The support and leadership provided by their team as well as their continued expansion in EMEA was key to our decision to join them as they continue to bring new properties online and innovate to meet and exceed the expectations of today’s and tomorrow’s guests.”