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Radisson Blu opens its first Resort and Spa in Karjat, India



Atanu Dey, GM radisson Blu Karjat, Debashish Chakraborty Director Hill Resort & Spa Pvt Ltd, Mr Raj Rana CEO Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group South Asia & Suhashish Chakraborty.Atanu Dey, GM radisson Blu Karjat, Debashish Chakraborty Director Hill Resort & Spa Pvt Ltd, Mr Raj Rana CEO Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group South Asia & Suhashish Chakraborty

KARJAT, INDIA (July 30, 2016) – Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Karjat, located in the sub district of Raigad, proudly announces its opening today. Situated amongst naturally beautiful surroundings, verdant greenery and awe-inspiring hillscapes, Karjat is a popular weekend destination for regional tourism and international travellers.

Facade 1The 102 key, new build property is the Radisson Blu brand’s 29th addition within Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group’s portfolio in India. A convenient two-hour drive from Mumbai and Pune, the resort offers 360-degree views of the stunning Sahyadri Mountains in which it is nestled, along on the banks of the Ulhas River. It is an ideal choice for all guest types, including couples, families, adventure-seekers, wellness enthusiasts, wedding party guests, and business travellers. Radisson’s unique Yes I Can!SM service philosophy is on full display at the property, which offers guests unforgettable experiences effortlessly combined with modern design and high-quality service.

Speaking on the occasion, Raj Rana, Chief Executive Officer, South Asia, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group said, “We are excited to partner with Mr. Chakraborty to launch this upper upscale resort. This resort’s opening reinforces our commitment to enhance the brand’s portfolio and further expand our presence in resort destinations throughout India. With its unparalleled resort experience and commitment to excellence, we are confident Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Karjat will be a shining success.”

SWIMMING POOLThe hotel’s award-winning design predominantly features Eastern themes with nods to Thai and Balinese architecture, while retaining an internal narrative that celebrates Indian design, culture and spirit.

Designed to welcome the savvy, modern traveller, Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Karjat offers well-appointed rooms and suites, with modern amenities. 24-hour room service, high speed, complimentary Wi-Fi, a complimentary tea and coffee maker in each room, and a fully-stocked minibar all ensure a comfortable stay. Additionally, each room is fully fitted with a digital in-room safe, a digital clock with a docking station, Internet television, a hair dryer, independent shower cubicles and balconies with loungers.

To ensure guests have a relaxing and pleasurable stay, the resort offers a state-of-the-art fitnes center, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a children’s pool and an outdoor, heated Jacuzzi. Wellness enthusiasts have a plethora of options to choose from when looking for pampering, at the Escenza Spa. A range of indulgent spa rituals, administered by expertly trained professionals using international products, are designed help guests relax, rejuvenate, and see results. For families traveling with children, the resort provides a children’s activity zone and gaming arcade.

A multitude of dining options includes the Riverside Poolside Bar, which allows guests to dine under the stars, a luxury that most city-dwellers are unaccustomed to. The venue offers an extensive selection of grills and barbecues, accompanied by customised cocktails. The Blu Lounge is a cosy yet sophisticated bar where guests can unwind over an extraordinary array of international and domestic wines, spirits and cocktails, accompanied by a curated selection of small bites. An outdoor deck area encourages guests to enjoy being surrounded by the resort’s multiple water bodies, in a laid-back yet elegant setting. The Palms is the resort’s all-day dining restaurant, featuring some of the most popular dishes seen on menus both in India and around the globe. Guests can sample the Executive Chef’s culinary innovations while admiring the pool view and surrounding greenery.

Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Karjat is designed to be the ideal choice for banqueting events of all types. Guests looking to host weddings at the property will have two outdoor sections, the Party Greens and Grand Lawn, to choose from. Spanning a vast 18,000 square feet, the areas allow guests the flexibility and space to create the perfect event of their choosing, fully supported by the hotel’s expert team of event professionals. The Grand Ballroom, one of the very few pillar-less banqueting venues of this size seen at a leading hotel today, is part of an expansive indoor set up of almost 10,000 square feet. Here, guests can host meetings, conferences and social events of all sizes. Superior attention to detail will ensure a hassle-free, enjoyable experience for both the hosts and the attendees. Modern audio-visual equipment with drop-down screens and seamless Wi-Fi coverage, elegant décor with rich wood finishing, gold-leaf accents, carefully-curated artworks, mood lighting, and an expansive array of personalised menu options all ensure a memorable, on-property experience, be it for business or pleasure.

The resort’s owner, Suhasish Chakraborty, noted, “Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Karjat offers a beautiful balance between modern design and enveloping natural beauty. It is a first-of-its-kind luxury offering in an upcoming destination, complete with great connectivity, service excellence and quality standards befitting the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. We are excited to introduce this property to a range of discerning guests.”

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups and includes 1,400 hotels in operation and under development with more than 220,000 rooms and a footprint spanning 115 countries and territories. The Carlson Rezidor portfolio includes a powerful set of global brands: Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson RED, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. In most hotels, guests can benefit from Club CarlsonSM, one of the 2015 – 2016 “Top Three Hotel Rewards Programs” as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ 90,000 people worldwide and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Singapore, and Brussels.

For more information, visit and follow on Twitter @carlsonrezidor.

Radisson Blu® is one of the world’s leading hotel brands with nearly 300 hotels in operation in 69 countries and territories. Radisson Blu’s vibrant, contemporary and engaging hospitality is characterized by a unique Yes I Can!SM service philosophy, and all of its first class hotels offer a range of signature features that are empathetic to the challenges of modern travel, including the 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Distinguished the world over as the brand with Hotels Designed to Say YES!SM, Radisson Blu offers a vivid visual celebration of leading-edge style where the delight is in the detail. Radisson Blu hotels are located in prime locations in major cities, airport gateways and leisure destinations across the world.

Radisson Blu is a part of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, which also includes Quorvus Collection, Radisson®, Radisson RED, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. For reservations and more information visit, Connect with Radisson Blu on social media: @RadissonBlu on Twitter and Instagram and

A ninety minute drive from Mumbai and two hours away from Pune, Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Karjat is situated alongside the river and surrounded 360 degrees by hills, is a perfect destination for leisure and corporate travelers. It is an apt venue for conferences, seminars and large banqueting events.

With its vast expanse of covered as well as outdoor venues, it is the perfect choice for product launches, media events, theme cocktail dinners and social celebrations.

The vision for the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Karjat is to offer an unforgettable and unique experience by melding the natural beauty of its surroundings with high quality and anticipative service. An Eastern design theme combines the compelling beauty of a far-eastern resort with hints of Thai and Balinese architectural styles and an internal narrative that celebrates Indian design, culture and spirit.

Contact details
Atanu Dey, General Manager, Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Karjat,
+91 021 48651249, Mob: +91 9811812669, [email protected]

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