Radisson Hotel Group has signed its first hotel in Papua New Guinea, the Grand Papua Hotel.

The 16-storey Grand Papua Hotel, a member of Radisson Individuals, features 156 spacious rooms and suites, and overlooks the harbour and Coral Sea at Port Moresby.

“It gives me great pleasure to welcome the Grand Papua Hotel into our rapidly expanding hotel portfolio in Asia Pacific,” said Radisson Hotel Group President Asia Pacific, Katerina Giannouka.

“This is a prime example of how Radisson Individuals is enabling Radisson Hotel Group to enter emerging markets, while owners and developers can leverage our international expertise and systems. Grand Papua Hotel is a respected hotel in Port Moresby, and we look forward to working with the hotel to reach even greater success.”

The hotel features anExecutive Lounge on the 15th floor, which provides complimentary refreshments, personalised services and panoramic vistas to guests staying on the Executive and Grand floors, while a dedicated ladies’ floor offers additional safety and peace-of-mind for female travellers.

The hotel also offers an outdoor swimming pool, state-of-the-art fitness centre, spa and hair salon, as wel as a poolside terrace where guests can enjoy drinks and light bites.

As a member of Radisson Individuals, Grand Papua Hotel will benefit from Radisson Hotel Group’s global reputation and experience. It will also join Radisson Rewards loyalty program, allowing guests to avail of exclusive benefits.

The Grand Papua Hotel is part of Coral Sea Hotels, the largest chain of hotels in Papua New Guinea, which is soley owned by Steamships Limited.

“The Grand Papua Hotel has enjoyed significant success in recent years, catering to cosmopolitan visitors, domestic businesses and meeting planners alike,” said Steamships Ltd. Chairman, Geoff Cundle.

“As the world starts to reopen, this is the perfect time to harness the benefits of Radisson Hotel Group and embark on an exciting new chapter of bringing global hospitality to Papua New Guinea.”