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Our Achievements
12 years of success in Norway
Radisson Hotel Group has continued its amazing run at the Grand Travel Awards Norway, retaining its leading position within the Nordics region

We’re delighted to share the news that Radisson Hotel Group has been awarded Best International Hotel Chain at the Grand Travel Awards in Norway for the 12th year in a row.

“It’s fantastic to receive this recognition 12 years in a row. I’m incredibly proud of all of our team members who make this possible, as they all do all they can to create unforgettable experiences for our guests,” says Ronald Smithjes, our Regional Director of Norway, Denmark and Iceland.

The Grand Travel Awards Norway is the most prestigious award within the Norwegian travel industry. They pay tribute to outstanding companies within the region, and are voted on by hundreds of employees of travel agencies and travel industry suppliers.

A year of exciting updates

Partly, the award is recognition for how we’ve kept our portfolio at the forefront of hospitality in the area. In recent years, a number of our Nordic hotels have been completely refurbished and updated - making sure they always provide the guests with the best possible experiences and memorable moments.

Among these hotels, the Radisson Blu Park Hotel, Oslo came out of an extensive renovation in early 2018. Later the same year, the exciting new 26 North Restaurant & Social Club concept opened at Radisson Blu Airport Hotel, Oslo Gardermoen. Radisson Hotel Group also opened a new Park Inn by Radisson hotel at Oslo Airport Gardermoen, while introducing a brand-new hotel concept, Radisson Collection, to the Nordic region as well. 

“We’ve made a number of improvements at several of our hotels, and - when we look at the feedback from our guests - we really see the results of all the work,” said Ronald Smithjes. “Our aim is to keep the position as the group that provides the best international hotel experiences - and we, therefore, do all we can to give our guests exciting restaurant concepts, inspiring designs and the best service in the industry.”

Radisson Hotel Group is the Nordic region's leading international hotel chain and the one with the biggest portfolio in Norway. The hotel group has several Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson hotels at the airport and in major cities across the country. 

Congratulations to all of the teams at our Nordic hotels. This recognition and success is richly deserved for your hard work, dedication and commitment to making every moment matter.

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Written by

Thomas Flanagan Karttunen
Area Senior Vice President Nordics
25 Jan 2019


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