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Radisson Makes its Entrance into the Home of Blues, Soul, and Rock ‘n’ Roll

June 2, 2021

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The hotel features 121 guest rooms, an outdoor pool, a complimentary shuttle to downtown, and is conveniently located near Memphis’ incredible attractions

Radisson Hotel Group Americas today announced the opening of a Radisson, one of the best recognized hotel brands, in the heart of Memphis. Radisson Hotel West Memphis is just a quick drive from Beale Street, home of the blues and the birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Across the Mississippi River from downtown Memphis near the Tennessee border, the hotel’s convenient, centralized location offers guests easy access to all the city’s best.

Whether flying solo for a work meeting or hoping to experience downtown Memphis with a group, the hotel’s 121 guest rooms and suites are ideal for travelers of all kinds. Rooms with a sleeper sofa, separate living space, full-size fridge, and in-suite kitchenette are among the room features available to guests. The variety of onsite amenities include an outdoor pool, fitness center, 24-hour business center, and room service, as well as a complimentary shuttle service to and from downtown.

In addition to room service, guests have access to the hotel’s onsite bar and restaurant that serves delicious American cuisine with a southern flair. Travelers are also provided a complimentary breakfast to kick-start their day of activities. Just 20 minutes from the Memphis International Airport (MEM), Radisson Hotel West Memphis is the perfect spot for corporate functions and special events. The hotel features an onsite convention center that occupies over 10,000 square feet of meeting space, including a boardroom for smaller gatherings.

“Memphis is a vibrant city catering to both business and leisure travelers,” said Aly El-Bassuni, chief operating officer, Radisson Hotel Group Americas. “We are excited to open this phenomenal hotel that provides an elevated experience to everyone visiting Memphis. This opening demonstrates our continued growth throughout a turbulent time for the hospitality industry and how the incredible hotel teams at Radisson Hotel Group Americas are ready to serve their guests as travel begins to resume.”

There is no shortage of nearby attractions for guests to check out while staying at the hotel. Elvis Presley fans will not want to miss seeing Graceland, home of The King’s famous Jungle Room. Visitors can also experience history at the National Civil Rights Museum or kick back at a Grizzlies basketball game at FedExForum. For corporate travelers, the hotel is near the headquarters for both FedEx and AutoZone.

“We are very excited to open our doors as West Memphis’ first and only upscale full-service hotel,” said Anup Narsi, operating partner of Radisson Hotel West Memphis. “From the modern design to our exceptional amenities, we have truly enjoyed working alongside Radisson Hotel Group Americas to open this beautiful hotel. Memphis is a must visit city and we will provide an unforgettable experience for everyone who makes their way to our home.”

Radisson Hotel West Memphis is implementing the Radisson Hotels Americas Safety Protocol to ensure guest safety and peace of mind from check-in to check-out. These in-depth cleanliness and disinfection protocols were developed in partnership with SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company.

About Radisson

Radisson is an upscale hotel brand that offers Scandinavian inspired hospitality, which enables guests to focus on a work/life balance and find harmony in their travel experience. With nature-inspired design, and unexpected delights, Radisson inspires the art of being in the moment. Committed to building meaningful relationships with guests, Radisson has a Yes I Can! service attitude to ensure the satisfaction of every guest. Radisson hotels can be found in suburban and city settings, near airports and leisure destinations. Guests and professional business partners can enhance their experience with Radisson by participating in Radisson Rewards, a global loyalty program offering exceptional benefits and rewards.

Radisson is part of the Radisson Hotel Group Americas portfolio of brands including Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, Radisson Individuals, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson, and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, brought together under the overarching Radisson Hotels Americas name. Radisson Hotel Group Americas represents Radisson Hotels brands in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Combined with Radisson Hotel Group, representing Radisson Hotels in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group Americas is one of the world's largest hotel companies with more than 1,500 hotels in operation and under development in 120 countries.

For more information, visit https://www.radissonhotelsamericas.com/en-us/brand/radisson