(hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Park Inn by Radisson, the colorful and dynamic midscale hotel brand, today announces the opening of a new residence in Riga Barona. Offering 78 spacious apartments, and operated by The Rezidor Hotel Group, this latest addition to the portfolio is the first branded hotel residence apartment conveniently located in the heart of the city center at Krisjana Barona iela.
All 78 apartments have between one and two bedrooms and include a balcony or sun terrace. Each are equipped with a kitchenette, smart television and free Wi-Fi high-speed internet access. Residence apartments are perfect for individuals, business or leisure travelers, families or groups of friends who are looking for flexibility and independence in addition to truly special accommodation.
The Park Inn by Radisson Residence in Riga also offers a 24-hour reception service, a coffee shop conveniently located on the ground floor, and a connection to the Tokyo City restaurant.
“We are incredibly proud to open the first Park Inn by Radisson Residence in Riga. The residences will complement our portfolio of 5 hotels featuring 1,300 rooms in Latvia, making us the leading international hotel operator in the region,” said Michel Stalport, Area Vice President of Eastern Europe & Russia for the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. “We are committed to maintaining our leading position in the Baltics and further grow the mid-market segment. The Park Inn by Radisson Residence in Riga will showcase the best of our fast growing mid-market brand, designed to add color to life, and attract more owners to partner with us.”
General Manager of Park Inn by Radisson Residence Riga, Barona, Fikret Yuksel, added: “Park Inn by Radisson Residence Riga is a great hotel experience: friendly, positive, vibrant and uncomplicated. Guests staying with us will experience the best of international mid-market hospitality standards. They can expect to feel just like at home whether travelling for business or leisure, alone or with family and friends, for long or short term.”
Riga is the largest city in the Baltic States with 640,000 inhabitants and is a key economic and financial hub in the region. Roughly half of all jobs in Latvia are in Riga, and the city generates more than 50% of the country’s GDP. Riga Port is one of the largest harbors of the region. Riga’s historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has also been nominated as the European region of Gastronomy for 2017.