BlueBay Hotels operates another hotel in Sant Cugat, the BlueBay City Barcelona Sant Cugat***, and with this new addition, BlueBay Hotels now has two hotels in Catalonia.
BlueBay Hotels, the eighth Spanish hotel company by international presence and the 11th largest hotel group regarding hotel rooms , has addedd Hotel Reding Croma Barcelona by BlueBay*** in Barcelona city centre to its portfolio of hotels, and it’s now the second hotel the group has in Catalonia. The group continues to roll out its strategic plan for 2017-2020, which will extend the group’s international operations and expand the range of options it offers by almost 50%, with more than 60 hotels in 30 different destinations and over 50,000 beds by the end of this period, including both its own properties and those it manages. “Barcelona and Madrid are the two most important Spanish cities for tourism, so having a hotel in Barcelona was one of the group’s strategic objectives,” says Jamal Satli Iglesias, Chairman of BlueBay Hotels.
Ramón Hernández, CEO of BlueBay Hotels, said: “by integrating the Hotel Reding by BlueBay and its Croma concept, not only are we adding a strategically located asset to the our portfolio, but we’re also reinforcing our continuous commitment to innovation and product differentiation as key factors in our expansion plan.”
Located in Barcelona Centre
The Hotel Reding Croma Barcelona by BlueBay*** is a boutique hotel situated next to Plaza de Catalunya and Las Ramblas that mainly hosts guests visiting the city for tourism (70%) and business travel (30%). Guests are mainly Spanish, followed by Americans, Italians, French and South Koreans.
The hotel has been recently renovated and is designed to suit the needs of business travellers and tourists. Forty-four rooms are spread over five floors and organised by colours and sensations. The hotel also has a special area for company events, a gym, the Croma library, a cafeteria, a restaurant and guest parking.
BlueBay Hotels’ Growth
In terms of the number of destinations on its books, BlueBay Hotels has grown by 145% and the number of hotels is up 80% in just five years. The Spanish group closed 2016 with 43 hotels in 22 destinations and 22,711 beds under its management, meaning an increase of 56% since it started out back in 2011. BlueBay Hotels plans to increase its number of hotels by 50% and more than double the number of beds to 50,000 by 2020.