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Radisson Blu Sydney becomes first Radisson hotel awarded Green Key in Asia-Pacific!

Our hotel is proud to be the first Radisson hotel in the Asia-Pacific region to be Green Key awarded! Green Key International is a leading global eco-label awarding their certification to hotels and other hospitality corporations that commit themselves to sustainable business practices. To qualify for Green Key certification, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney has […]

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What did Sydney look like in 1869? Part 2

Continue our journey into the past, looking at Old Sydney and historic wine region Epernay as we celebrate 150 years of Moet Imperial, and the history of Sydney Architecture During this time of civic growth, Sydney saw a boom in the construction of hotels, coffee palaces, libraries, and museums. This increase in infrastructure, helped by […]

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What was it like living in 1869? Part 1

What happened in Sydney, Australia and in Epernay, France around this time? This was a time before many technological advancements – no Harbour Bridge or Opera House in sight. However, this was the year that Moet Imperial Champagne began production in Epernay, France. Fast forward to the 21st century and the Moet & Chandon cellars […]

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From Chef to Business Development, Joanna McGuiness takes the next step in her hospitality career

In the modern age, being multiskilled and having a varied job background can be very advantageous for your career development. Just ask Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney’s new Business Development Executive (BDE) for meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE), who never saw a career as a hotel Sales Executive a possibility. However, Joanna has been […]

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“I thought my job at 18 would be pulling beers at the pub… I never thought I’d be working at a 5 star hotel!”

From Food and Beverage attendant, to Events Coordinator in less than 12 months? It’s possible! Most high school students would not usually consider a career in the hotel industry, (or even know of the possible jobs!) however, there are so many great avenues to go down for anyone interested in working in hospitality. I recently […]

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The results are in from Radisson Blu’s Community Action month!

The Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney and our staff are committed to achieving environmental and social sustainability in the “harbour city”. As part of this commitment, we endeavour to give back to our community and provide ample opportunity for our staff to get involved in charitable and community initiatives. This can be seen through our […]

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Did you know Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel was the first Sydney 5-star Hotel to offer Vegan High Teas?

Since originally introducing our Vegan High tea back in 2017, our pastry chefs have continuously reinvented and updated our high tea menus to ensure they are exciting, and utilising delicious flavours and techniques to provide a premium experience. Noa Nisell-Hauser, our specialist pastry chef explains, “For the Vegan High Tea, I really enjoy playing with […]

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What does Mother’s Day mean to you?

This week at the lunch table, everybody is talking about Mother’s Day… what are you buying, and where are you taking your mother and grandmother to celebrate this day? So, it got me thinking how this day actually started… It seems quite cliché to think about all the wonderful qualities of our Mums just in […]

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A hotel that has it all…where you and your kids can relax and play!

Our hotel may be smack bang in the middle of the Sydney central business district, however that doesn’t mean we don’t receive our fair share of children staying with us and Easter 2019 was no different. Throughout the entire year, we always strive to make sure the little ‘citizens of the world’ feel welcome in […]

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The Fax Bar to donate proceeds from their New Zealand menu to Christchurch shooting victims

The Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney has introduced their latest bar promotion at their Fax Bar, with $1 from each item sold being donated to the Christchurch shooting victims in New Zealand. The hotel’s new ‘Kiwi’ bar promotion features classic flavours and traditional ingredients which are popular in New Zealand. It also includes a selected […]

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