First in the Region Radisson Collection Hotel to open in the Historic Tsinandali Estate
On October 27, the launch of the first in Georgia and the entire region Radisson Collection Hotel will be announced in the historic Tsinandali Estate. Notably, this is the first Radisson Collection hotel that has been constructed under the Radisson Collection brand, unlike other Collection hotels in different cities around the world, which have been endorsed by this premium lifestyle/luxury hotel network following rebranding of already operating hotel establishments.
The newly constructed Radisson Collection Tsinandali is an expertly curated five-star hotel that offers its guests a truly luxury experience. The project of a Radisson Collection Hotel, Tsinandali Estate is implemented by the Silk Road Group with the support of Partnership Fund, a state owned investment institution.
Situated in a serene environment near the historic garden of the Alexandre Chavchavadze House Museum, a new hotel is a true pearl of the renovated historical complex, harmonizing trendy, cutting edge interior design with a minimalistic exterior style. Georgian stylistic elements are being skillfully incorporated by a world-renowned industrial designer, Ingo Maurer in creative collaboration with a beloved Georgian artist and sculptor Tamara Kvesitadze. Architecturtal concept of the new hotel building was developed by an American architect John Fotiadis, while its interior design belongs to Spanish/Mexican designers Christina Gabas and Damian Figueras.
With its 142 exquisitely designed rooms and suites, closed and open air ballrooms, conference halls and meeting rooms, a library, an open-air and indoor restaurants, a spa, an outstanding rooftop infinity pool and fitness club the place promises an unforgettable experience.
A 1200-seat amphitheater, a 600-seat closed concert hall, the Tsinandali Estate’s own remarkable vineyards, amongst the finest in a region renowned for its diverse selection of wines, neighboring historic 18-hectare park, only a short distance from the Tsinandali Palace Museum of Prince Alexander Chavchavadze – a memorial to the founder of Georgian Romanticism and an important cultural attraction in its own right – offer a unique environment combining old times charm with the contemporary standards of comfort.
Tsinandali Estate has been the property of the Chavchavadze princely family since 1690. In 2007 its patronage has been assumed by Silk Road Group, a company with a diverse portfolio of activities, headquartered in Tbilisi. Silk Road Group commenced rehabilitation of the Estate with the view of restoration of its historic meaning and its elevation to the luxury tourist destination and the cultural and educational center of international importance.
The value of the hotel project is USD 35 Million, whereas the Partnership Fund’s financing contribution is USD 10 Million. Georgian TBC Bank has also extended financing for this project. Total investment into the Tsinandali Estate up to date amounts to USD 60 Million.
Tsinandali Festival to be launched in the fall of 2019 is a result of a successful partnership between the state and the private sector, Georgian Government and Silk Road Group. The Festival is planned to be held annually in the month of September and last for 17 days with over 40 concerts at different venues. The Festival implies establishment of a Music Academy which will hold annual competitions for young musicians throughout different countries of the region, aiming at formation of a Pan-Caucasian Youth Orchestra. Music Director of the Tsinandali Festival is Maestro Gianandrea Noseda, one of the most famous and sought-after directors of our times.
Maestro Noseda will be an honorable guest of the October 27 event and will be attending opening and the first classical music concert at the Tsinandali’s new concert venue: the Chamber Concert Hall will host performance of a trio of young Georgian musicians, Sandro Nebieridze, Lisa Ramishvili and Ani Tchania. Later on during the evening the Georgian National Ballet Sukhishvili will offer their special programme at the Amphitheater.
The event will be attended by the Prime Minister of Georgia and the members of the government, representatives of the diplomatic missions stationed in Georgia as well as many prominent foreign and Georgian guests.
Tsinandali Estate has historically been a gateway from where progressive ideas and advanced technologies have been spread in Georgia. It is remarkable, that here, at the historic Chavchavadze Estate, which is a good example of responsible business and clean supply chain in contemporary Georgia, the Government of Georgia, Grace Farm Foundation and Unchain will be signing an MoU whereas the priorities of the Georgian Government within the next 10 years to come will be making Georgia a green, sustainable and technologically advanced country adhering to the best standards of ethical labor and clean supply chain, promoting interest from the big transnational companies and inviting increased foreign investment as a result.