Transguard contracted to clean up with Rezidor

Published November 11th, 2009 - 02:48 GMT

     UAE-based Transguard Group part of the Emirates Group Company, has today announced that is has signed a contract with The Radisson Blu Hotel and Park Inn on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, to supply housekeeping solutions at the newly opened hotels.

     Under the terms of the contract, Transguard will supply a team of 24 staff, to provide cleaning to the public areas throughout the hotel as well as window cleaning services.  

“Our discerning guests expect the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene - it is an integral part of our brand offering. Transguard understands our brand values and we are confident that they can deliver their promise,” said Mr. Torbjorn Bodin, GM, Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island.

“Although we have set an aggressive opening occupancy budget, we are aware that this will be achieved in peaks and troughs. Transguard can provide the right manning and flexibility needed at all times giving us an immediate and cost-effective option, in line with our operational requirements,” said Mr. Torbjorn Bodin, GM, Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island.

      The Rezidor Hotel Group has around 320 hotels in operation and under development in Europe, Middle East and Africa making it one of the fastest growing Hotel chains in the world.

Commenting on the contract, Nigel Hall, Group Director of FM Services at Transguard said, “It is a key part of our business strategy to gain market share within the Abu Dhabi hospitality sector. We are confident that this contract will be the first of many throughout the emirate.”

The two hotels are positioned adjacent to one another on Yas Island - a 2,500 hectare island strategically located between the coast and city of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. It was home to the inaugural 2009 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Abu Dhabi International Airport is just 5km away and the commercial heart of Abu Dhabi can be reached in 20 minutes.

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island has 397 stylish guest rooms including 30 suites offering spectacular views of the Links Golf Course, sea and Yas Marina Circuit. Further accessible rooms are available as well. The Spa at the hotel is an oasis of head-to-toe indulgence. Health Club, Swimming pools, tennis court and other recreational facilities are available .The Park Inn Abu Dhabi, Yas Island has 204 trendy and comfortable guestrooms, including 10 suites.

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