Radisson Hotel Group has signed new Radisson hotel at Beijing Daxing International Airport, continuing its expansion in China.

The new 239-room Radisson Hotel Beijing Daxing Airport hotel is scheduled to open in the first quarter of next year and is located within the Airport Economic Zone, 1.2km from the international terminal.

It will form part of an eco-friendly, mixed-use development and features rooms averaging at 32m² and suites up to 109m².

All rooms are equipped with contemporary interiors and modern amenities.

Radisson Hotel Group Asia Pacific president Katerina Giannouka said: “We are delighted to announce this agreement for Radisson Hotel Beijing Daxing Airport, which will become an integral part of this outstanding new aerotropolis.

“To become the first full-service international hotel in the airport zone demonstrates the strength of the Radisson brand. This important hotel will be a great addition to our portfolio in China, further strengthening our reputation among partners and guests.”

Other elements of the hotel include four meeting rooms and a 300-pax ballroom, supported by a business centre and VIP reception area.

It also has a gym, indoor pool, yoga room and retail boutiques, Chinese restaurant, and lobby lounge.

Radisson Hotel Group plans to continue to accelerate its expansion in China, with a multi-brand growth strategy.

The group has also announced the signing of seven new hotels in Milan, Venice, Florence, Sicily, and Piedmont, doubling its footprint in Italy. They are set to open this year.

Radisson Hotel Group executive vice-president and chief operating officer Chema Basterrechea said: “We have grown exponentially from three to close to 20 hotels in just a few years.”