From Business to Pleasure: Winning Radisson Blu hotels

Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel executive suite rooftop hot tub

Each year the World Travel Awards as well other reputable entities acknowledge the world's best hotels in a multitude of different categories. And Radisson Blu leads the way time and again in a variety of categories, from leading business hotel to leading hotel suite. Voted for and by travel and tourism professionals worldwide, the World Travel Awards celebrate organizations that push the boundaries of industry excellence. This year, Radisson Blu has also been recognized by Eugencia in their list of Top 100 Preferred Corporate Hotels. See below for a look at our best performing hotels from around the globe.

Putting business guests first

Eugencia has announced their list of top 100 hotels around the globe that help make business feel like pleasure. At Radisson Blu, this is something we strive to achieve for all of our business guests, so it's not suprising that 6 Radisson Blu hotels have been selected. The Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown, the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Copenhagen, the Radisson Blu Airport Hotel, Oslo Gardermoen, the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel Gothenburg, the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel Stockholm, and the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow are amongst this list.

A stay at any of these hotels will ensure your business trip feels as much as possible like pleasure, but to really make the best of your time away, check out these top tips to turn your business trip into a bleisure trip!

The Radisson Blu Royal Hotel wins for its 'belgitude'

Located a stone's throw away from the Grand Place, you really can't get more central than the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel Brussels. As the winner for Belgium's Leading Hotel 2018, it is the hotel's particular attention to providing guests with a true experience of the locale that stands out. This “Belgitude” is honored in the entire meeting spaces through stylish design and touches which pay tribute to the country. The meeting rooms’ ceilings for example echo the blue skies in the famous Magritte paintings with wallpaper designed by Fornassetti who, like Magritte, shares the taste for dream-inspired design. Belgian products are put in the spotlight as well: delicious local delights such as tomatoes stuffed with grey shrimp from North Sea, Cuberdons & Belgian chocolate.

Radisson Brussels Atrium

The Nordics win at business

Among our star locations, our hotels in Denmark, Finland and Iceland have been recognized in particular for their outstanding services for guests traveling on business. If being named Leading Business Hotel by the World Travel Awards isn’t enough for you to believe these hotels do business in style, let us tell you more…

Denmark's Leading Business Hotel: Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Copenhagen

Apart from offering superb facilities for meetings & events –  with a total of 13 meeting & event rooms, there's a space for just about any type of get together – the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Copenhagen is particularly appreciated by business guests looking for its central location. Located in the city center, the hotel is just a short walk away from many prominent companies. Oh, and outdoor parking is free. So for those traveling by car, that's one less thing to worry about! The well-equipped fitness center also ensures you stay on top of your fitness game while traveling on business. Plus: Why not enjoy a friendly match of squash with colleagues on one our two courts?

Radisson Blu Scandinavia hotel Copenhagen street view

Finland's Leading Business Hotel and Best Hotel Suite

From its iconic architecture and history to its close proximity to key cultural attractions as well as its unique Finnish interior design, the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki attracts leisure and business travelers alike. Guests particularly appreciate its Plaza Lounge. On the balcony surrounding the main restaurant, the Plaza Lounge is a place to unwind with friends or catch up on some reading in peace and quiet. You can also easily host an informal meeting and invite a guest to join free of charge. Gain access to the Plaza Lounge when you book a Business Class Room or Suite.

Plaza Lounge Radisson Blu Helsinki

As far as suites go, the Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel does not disappoint either. Winner of Finland's Leading Hotel Suite 2018, the Seaside Suite at this hotel will take your breath away. With its two magnificent terraces, the view will make you want to do nothing other than laze in your king size bed. Although the rooftop spa with sauna and hot tub might be enough to get you out of bed...

Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel executive suite rooftop hot tub

Iceland's Leading Business Hotel: Radisson Blu Saga Hotel, Reykjavik

Recognized as Iceland's Leading Business Hotel for several years now, the Radisson Blu Saga Hotel, Reykjavik impresses thanks to its unrivaled amenities, including one of Reykjavík’s most renowned restaurants “Grillid” which offers local Icelandic food. It also boats views of the surrounding mountains and glaciers. A great location, an on-site gym, 7 fully equipped meeting rooms...this hotel was designed with the business traveler in mind. Built in the 60s, the hotel's vibrant atmosphere has always always been the place to be for locals as well as many important international guests. Noteworthy guests include Neil Armstrong and Mia Farrow!

Radisson Blu Reykjavic restaurant

Radisson Blu Resort Trysil wins Best Ski Hotel

Norway’s largest ski destination in Trysil has 29 lifts, 67 slopes and 100 kilometers of cross-country tracks. And the Radisson Blu Resort, Trysil is perfectly situated just at the foot of the mountain. In other words, the perfect choice for a getaway for ski enthusiasts. The World Ski Awards thought so too. The sister organisation of World Travel Awards, the World Ski Awards recognize excellence in ski tourism around the world. Book this winter to enjoy alpine skiing, cross-country, snowboarding and dog sledding!

Radisson Blu Ski Resort Trysil

Psst! Traveling with kids? Our indoor Adventure Pool includes 4 swimming pools, a glass rock-climbing wall and a FlowRider®surfing wave pool. So, more than enough activities to keep your little ones busy while you're not on the slopes.

"Great ski resort for families We stayed at the Radisson Blu Resort in Trysil last week for our family ski holiday and it was perfect. Nice decor, great facilities, friendly and efficient staff. Ski kit hire was straightforward and being able to ski straight from the ski room was ideal, especially with young children." -Jacqueline S, TripAdvisor
FlowRider Adventure Wave Pool Radisson Blu Resort Trysil
"Amazing ski hotel on the slopes We stayed in a 3 bedroom prestige apartment in this hotel and it was simply amazing. Huge apartment with 3 good sized bedrooms, overlooking the ski slope. No, not overlooking, more like hanging over the ski slope!!!!" -Erishte, TripAdvisor
Radisson Blu Trysil jacuzzi
"Lovely place. Such a lovely and warm place. The location is superb for a skiing adventure. The fire place at the reception is quite charming and welcoming especially during the winters. The food is great. I just love all the Radisson hotels out there." -Beatris74, TripAdvisor

Radisson Blu resort Trysil fireplace
Norway is definitely gaining traction as a choice holiday destination. From Stavanger to Oslo, Radisson Blu continues to be the choice hotel group for business and leisure guests. For the 11th consecutive year, Grand Travel Awards Norway has recognized Radisson Hotel Group as the best international hotel chain in the country.

Congratulations to all the winning Radisson Blu Hotels! 

See below for a full list of the World Travel Awards winners:

Europe's Leading Landmark Hotel 2018: Radisson Royal Hotel, St. Petersburg

Belgium's Leading Hotel 2018: Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Brussels

Estonia's Leading Business Hotel 2018: Radisson Blu Sky Hotel, Tallinn

Finland's Leading Hotel Suite 2018: Seaside Suite at Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel

Malta's Leading Business Hotel 2018: Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Malta Golden Sands

Northern Ireland's Leading Business Hotel 2018: Radisson Blu Hotel, Belfast

Finland's Leading Business Hotel 2017 – Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki

Iceland's Leading Business Hotel 2017 – Radisson Blu Saga Hotel, Reykjavik

Jersey's Leading Hotel 2017 – Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Jersey

Latvia's Leading Business Hotel 2017 – Radisson Blu Ridzene Hotel, Riga

Africa's Leading New Hotel 2017 + Rwanda's Leading Conference Hotel 2017 – Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali 

Uzbekistan's Leading Hotel 2017 – Radisson Blu Hotel, Tashkent

Gabon's Leading Hotel 2017 – Radisson Blu Okoume Palace Hotel, Libreville

Mali's Leading Hotel 2017 – Radisson Blu Hotel, Bamako

Senegal's Leading Hotel 2017 – Radisson Blu, Dakar Sea Plaza

Norway's Best Ski Hotel 2017 – Radisson Blu Resort, Trysil

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