BRUSSELS – Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, Tbilisi has won the award of The Best New Hotel in Central Asia and Turkey presented by the CATHIC (Central Asia and Turkey Hotel Investment Conference).
A jury of prominent hotel and tourism experts has selected what has become the leading luxury hotel in Georgia from among all recently opened hotels in the Caucasus and Central Asian region. The award has been officially presented during the CATHIC 2011 event, which took place in Istanbul from 7 to 9 February 2011.
“As for the new player in the traveling and hospitality business receiving this award is a great honor for us,” said Atakan Turhan, general manager of the Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel Tbilisi.
“CATHIC gives perfect opportunity to meet potential business partners and get the inside track on new developments and how hoteliers are driving profits in these challenging times at the largest gathering of hotel investors, operators and developers from Central Asia and Turkey. By receiving this award we are sure that not only our hotel will benefit from it but the country and city as well.”
The chairman of the Turkish general contractor of the hotel in Tbilisi, Haluk Kaya of Uchgen Group, was also awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award by CATHIC for his lifetime achievements.
The Rezidor Hotel group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide opened its flagship hotel, the Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, in September 2009. The hotel offers a new standard of luxury for business and leisure travelers in Tbilisi. Standing at 70 meters tall, it is said to be one of the tallest buildings in the city. This building was designed in the style of high-tech and modern. The contemporary exterior is clad in reflective glass and copper, shimmering above the waters of the Mtkvari River and is constructed mainly of reflective glass cladding. Each of the hotel rooms in Tbilisi, as well as the restaurant and bar are fresh and modern and have a beautiful view over the city.
The Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel was the first to open an international brand SPA center in Georgia. The wellness and fitness centre spread over the eighteenth and nineteenth floors of the hotel is represented by the French SPA brand “Anne Semonin”.
The hotel boasts some of the most impressive event facilities and meeting Rooms in Tbilisi, totaling 826 square meters. Spread over 346 square meters, the Iveria Ballroom is one of the most popular and demanded venue in the city for holding conferences, meetings, receptions and weddings.
According to the Guest Satisfaction Survey Medallia, the Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel is in the top ten list among the 300 Rezidor Group Hotels in Europe, Asia and Africa.