STOCKHOLM, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
When Radisson Blu Waterfront Stockholm Hotel & Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre was built a year ago, Stockholm's skyline changed forever. Carlson Rezidor's new flagship has been a success for both hotel and conference guests and they recently celebrated their 1st year anniversary with a grand cocktail party in a "homely" style, accompanied by the artist David Urwitz.
It was clear that a lot of hard work had been put into the preparations for the 1st anniversary of this hotel, with the entire 5th floor of the hotel being especially decorated by EDGE in the style of a complete apartment with various rooms, a balcony and a garden, including playing children and dogs. Approximately 350 guests enjoyed a welcome drink on the balcony whilst Sam Holmberg, MD, cycled onto the lawn and gave a welcoming speech.
Throughout the evening guests enjoyed a delicious buffet, composed by Chef Rudi Wegner, as well as drinks that were served around the 'apartment'. Swedish musician David Urwitz entertained guests, followed by a DJ later in the evening.
Since opening a year ago, the Radisson Blu Waterfront hotel Stockholm city has had more than 127 000 guests, and has taken the top spot for the best hotelson TripAdvisor, hotels.com and bookings.com and has been visited by celebrities such as the Dalai Lama and Kevin Costner.
"This year had gone so fast," stated Sam Holmberg. "We are very proud of the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel's succesful year."
Radisson Blu Waterfront Stockholm Hotel & Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre is located in central Stockholm, within walking distance of Central Station and the Arlanda Express. The location makes the hotel ideal for both business and leisure travellers within close proximity to Stockholm's business and shopping districts, the Old Town, Royal Palace and the City Hall.
This accommodation in Stockholm has 414 modern, non-smoking rooms and suites, designed by the British leading interior design firm RPW Design. Many of the hotel rooms have stunning views of Riddarfjärdens lake and the City Hall. The hotels three suites are located on the top floor and offer panoramic views of the lake, Mälaren and the City Hall. The largest of the suites is 74m. sq., comprising of a double bedroom, bathroom with a bath and separate guest toilet, and a living room with a sofa and dining table. All the hotel's rooms and suites in this accommodation in Stockholm have free wireless Internet access as is standard or all Radisson Blu Hotels.
The congress facility at the hotel Stockholm has 14000 m. sq. of flexible floor space, including an auditorium with a ceiling height of 17 metres and is big enough for an audience of up to 3000 people. The facility also has a banqueting hall with place for up to 2000 guests and the second and third floor there is a business centre consisting of a number of meeting rooms of varying sizes for up to 1000 guests.
About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, established in early 2012, is one of the largest and most dynamic hotel groups. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Groups portfolio includes more than 1300 hotels, including hotels in Stockholm. The group has a global presense in 80 counties and a strong set of global brands (Radisson Blu, Radisson, Country Inns & Suites by Carlson, Park Inn by Radisson, Hotel Missoni and the Park Plaza). Returning guests can use the loyalty programme, Club Carlson, one of the most rewarding loyalty programmes, in most of the groups hotels. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and the groups brands have more than 80 000 employees. The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group's headquarters are in Minneapolis, USA, and Brussels, Belgium.
For further information contact:
Angelica Montez de Oca
PR & Communication Manager
Nils Ericsson Plan 4
PO Box 604
SE-101 32 Stockholm
SOURCE The Rezidor Hotel Group