First US Radisson Blu to Open in 2011

16th May 2010 (Last Updated May 16th, 2010 18:30)

Carlson Hotels will open its first Radisson Blu hotel in the US in 2011. The new Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago will be a joint venture between Carlson Hotels and Magellan Development Group and will occupy 18 floors of an 81-storey tower. The $125m property is part of Carlso

Carlson Hotels will open its first Radisson Blu hotel in the US in 2011.

The new Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago will be a joint venture between Carlson Hotels and Magellan Development Group and will occupy 18 floors of an 81-storey tower.

The $125m property is part of Carlson Hotels $1.5bn Ambition 2015 growth strategy, which plans to establish flagship hotels in major cities across the US.

Carlson is a global hospitality and travel company and Magellan Development is a Chicago real estate development company.