Radisson Hotel Group has announced 15 new hotel signings across EMEA in the second quarter of this year.

The latest signings re-affirm the company’s commitment to its ambitious development plan for a period of five years.

In the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Radisson plans to open the 193-room Radisson Hotel Fujairah in 2021. It is expected to complement Radisson Hotel Group’s city as well as leisure hotels across the region.

It features various room types including standard, superior and suite categories and feature an all-day dining restaurant, a specialty restaurant, a bar and an executive lounge.

Additional amenities to be offered include an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness studio.

Furthermore, the property will incorporate fully equipped meeting and events facilities to enhance the offerings and make it an ideal location for local and international business and leisure communities.

Radisson Hotel Fujairah is the second hotel of the group in the Emirate and will bring its UAE portfolio to 24 hotels in operation and under development.

Furthermore, the group is planning to open hotels in Italy, Austria, South Africa, Russia, Mali, Greece, France, Ethiopia, Ukraine, Ghana and Nigeria.

Radisson Hotel Group executive vice-president and chief development officer Elie Younes said: “Despite the unprecedented challenges we face, we continue to work closely with our stakeholders to support the business.

“We consequently expanded our footprint in Italy, France, Austria, Greece, Russia, Ukraine, the UAE and across Africa.”

Recently, Radisson expanded its Radisson upscale Scandinavian-inspired brand to Istanbul in Turkey with the opening of the Radisson Hotel Istanbul Sultanahmet and the Radisson Hotel President Beyazit Istanbul.