21 NOVEMBER 2011


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Article from BTNews 21 NOVEMBER 2011

Radisson Blu debuts in the US


Chicago has seen the debut of the very first Radisson Blu to open in the United States.  Ultimate owner is the Carlson Group of Minnetonka, Minnesota.

The 334-room property is set within the 89-storey stunning Aqua Tower created by internationally acclaimed architect Jeanne Gang and awarded “Skyscraper of the Year”.

Situated near the confluence of Lake Michigan and the Chicago River in the Lahore East Development, the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel is surrounded by Chicago’s largest tourist attractions, including Millennium Park, Navy Pier and the fabulous shopping of Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile.

All rooms offer views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago Skyline and are equipped with complimentary wi-fi access, flat screen TV, iron and ironing board, and deluxe Anne Sémonin bath amenities.  Two floors of the hotel are exclusively designed for Business Class guests, and comprise a hospitality lounge with complimentary breakfast and evening cocktails.

Guests of the hotel enjoy access to an indoor and outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, a fully equipped fitness centre, indoor basketball court, gamesroom, and outdoor terrace.  The hotel’s unique ballroom features 6-meter-high windows overlooking The Park at Lakeshore East.  The overall meeting space can be configured into 14 different meeting rooms. www.radissonblu.com

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