As the date for African Union Summit in Kigali nears on, the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre expected to host the summit has said it is in its final stages of preparation.
Denis J. Dernault, convention general manager says that key infrastructure works have been completed and little furnishings are also expected to end soon to host the summit expected Rwanda global spotlight as the new centre of opportunity.
“We are ready for the African Union Summit and we shall give the delegates a memorable experience during their stay at the hotel” he said in a statement on Monday.
The summit is expected to kick off from July 10 to July 18, 2016 providing yet another opportunity for the country as it fosters to be the region’s conference hub.
Known, although not by official figures as the among expensive buildings in Africa the convention centre which is managed by Radisson Blu Hotel comprises of hotel, business centre, multipurpose gymnasium, outdoor swimming pool as well as parking space for 650 vehicles.
Radisson Blu which is making its maiden entrance in the country’s hospitality sector is one of the world’s leading hotel brands with nearly 300 hotels in operation in 69 countries and territories.
Accordingly, the Radisson Blue convention centre hotel boasts of 292 guest rooms, comprising 1 elegant Royal suite, 5 Diplomatic suites, 5 Junior suites, 68 Business class rooms, 4 Accessible rooms, and 209 Standard rooms.
The hotel vaunts of a line of elegant restaurants, an auditorium club that offers exclusivity for VIP convention dining and refreshment with aspirational luxury.
“Our facilities host the latest in technology and complete range of services. Perfect for conference and stand-alone exhibitions of all shapes and sizes,” he added.
While, the centre also has 18 meeting rooms of varying sizes, including an auditorium that can accommodate up to 2600 delegates