Minneapolis (July 12, 2018) – Radisson®, one of the best-recognized hotel brands, today announced the opening of Radisson Hotel Panama Canal. The hotel has a prime location in Panama City with breathtaking views of the Panama Canal, along with being just minutes away from Albrook International Airport. It is also within walking distance to the Amador Convention Center, which is scheduled to open December 2018. The hotel was originally a Country Inn & Suites by Radisson and recently completed a nearly $2 million renovation to convert the property into a Radisson.
“We are thrilled to welcome this fantastic hotel as we continue growing the Radisson brand in Latin America,” said Frances Gonzalez, vice president of Operations for Radisson Hotel Group in Latin America. “The opening of this hotel aligns with our 5-year strategic plan to tighten brand consistency and drive awareness of our hotels while delivering superior hospitality for our guests.” The hotel offers 254 spacious guest rooms and suites. Guests have access to a fitness center, business center, outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a complimentary shuttle to the nearby mall. There are several onsite dining options at the hotel including Café 1914 offering 24-hour service featuring coffee, tea, soups, sandwiches, fresh pizza and pastries. Bridge View Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with beautiful views of the Bridge of the Americas from its floor-to-ceiling windows. The hotel also has a TGI Friday’s restaurant for casual dining and a lobby bar that offers small plates, local craft beer and signature cocktails. The hotel can serve as a venue for meetings and special events. There are 13 flexible meeting rooms for hosting intimate gatherings for as few as 18 or for larger events accommodating up to 150 guests. Each room is equipped with free Wi-Fi and optional views overlooking the Panama Canal.
“We are honored to open our doors under the Radisson brand in the beautiful Panama City,” said Guillermo Quijano Duran, the hotel’s vice president. “The hotel’s new look features the brand’s natural tones and a design that puts the guest experience at the forefront allowing them to relax and create memorable moments throughout their stay.”