La Vie Hotels & Resorts and Radisson Hotel Group Collaborate to Introduce Radisson RED to Vientiane, Laos, Marking a Milestone in Hospitality Expansion

In a groundbreaking partnership set to redefine hospitality in Laos, La Vie Hotels & Resorts has joined forces with TK Group Co., Ltd, to unveil the much-anticipated Radisson RED Vientiane—the first of its kind in the country’s capital. This landmark collaboration not only signifies a significant leap forward for both La Vie and Radisson Hotel Group but also marks their foray into Laos, a burgeoning tourism hub experiencing unprecedented growth. The unveiling of Radisson RED Vientiane underscores the strategic alliance established through a Master Collaboration Agreement, aiming to integrate over 30 hotels into Radisson Hotel Group’s illustrious portfolio over the next decade.

Anticipated to welcome guests in the fourth quarter of 2024, Radisson RED Vientiane promises to usher in a new era of vibrant and contemporary hospitality in the bustling metropolis. Designed to cater to the discerning modern traveler, the hotel will offer a dynamic blend of social spaces and innovative design concepts, providing guests with a relaxed yet immersive hotel experience. The timing of this unveiling couldn’t be more opportune, as Laos witnessed a remarkable surge in international visitors, with over 2.4 million arrivals recorded in the first nine months of 2023—a staggering 285% increase from the previous year. In line with the country’s tourism agenda, designated as “Visit Laos Year 2024,” authorities are aiming to attract a projected 4.6 million visitors and generate tourism revenues exceeding USD 700 million.

Strategically located in the heart of Vientiane, Radisson RED Vientiane will serve as a vibrant hub amidst the city’s bustling landscape, nestled amidst government offices, bustling markets, and picturesque riverfronts. Boasting 145 meticulously designed rooms and suites, including exclusive Pool Access Rooms, the hotel will feature an array of amenities such as a pool, pool bar, restaurant, and fitness center. Additionally, it will offer state-of-the-art meeting and event facilities spanning 487 square meters, including two elegant ballrooms.

Conveniently positioned just a 15-minute drive from Wattay International Airport, with easy access to the city’s rail terminal offering high-speed train services, Radisson RED Vientiane is poised to become a beacon of contemporary hospitality in Laos.

Expressing enthusiasm for this groundbreaking venture, Mr. Shankar Sreekumar, Head of South and South East Asia at La Vie Hotels & Resorts, emphasized the significance of this collaboration in elevating the hospitality landscape in Laos. He lauded TK Group Co., Ltd, as proud ambassadors of Laos, expressing confidence that Radisson RED Vientiane will emerge as a premier destination, embodying the essence of international luxury.

Echoing these sentiments, Ms. Siphonekham Douangdara, Authorized Director of TK Group Co., Ltd, hailed the collaboration as a momentous milestone, heralding the arrival of Radisson RED’s innovative ethos to Laos. She affirmed the brand’s alignment with the city’s vibrant culture, predicting its ascent as a favored choice among discerning travelers.

Mr. David Nguyen, Managing Director, Indochina, and Strategic Partnerships at Radisson Hotel Group, echoed the sentiments, emphasizing the strategic significance of the group’s expansion into yet another dynamic South East Asian capital. He underscored the brand’s commitment to delivering trend-setting hospitality, tailored to meet the evolving needs of today’s travelers, while showcasing Laos’ rich cultural heritage and vibrant spirit.

Matthew Graham
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