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Rezidor Announces Three New Hotels in Belarus, Libya and Germany
Brussels | February 07, 2008
The Rezidor Hotel Group announces three new hotels in EMEA - the Radisson Olympic Hotel,Minsk, Republic of Belarus (241 rooms), the Radisson Tripoli, Libya (333 rooms) and the ParkInn Weimar, Germany (194 rooms). All together, the properties add 768 rooms to the Rezidorsystem.
The Radisson Olympic Hotel, Minsk is ideally located in the capital of the Republic ofBelarus - 6,5 km from the railroad terminal and 40 km from the international airport. A parkland around the property ensures a pleasant environment, and 500 meters west of the hotelthe new Minsk-Arena will offer a universal sports arena, a skating stadium, an entertainmentcentre and training facilities. Besides 241 modern and stylish rooms the Radisson OlympicHotel will feature 2 restaurants, conference & meeting areas and wellness & spa facilities. Theopening is scheduled for Q2 2010.
The Radisson Tripoli in Libya is an existing hotel which will be renovated and welcome itsfirst guests in September 2008. Located in the city centre the hotel is overlooking Al Fatahstreet and close to a number of diplomatic residences and villas. Tripoli's international airport isjust a 30 minute drive away. The property will comprise 333 rooms, 3 restaurants including arooftop restaurant, a 400 seat convention hall, 2 meeting rooms, a pool and a gym.
The Park Inn Weimar in Germany, located in close proximity to the highway A4, is currentlyoperating under the Quality Inn brand and will be converted into a Park Inn by the end ofMarch 2008. The 194-room hotel is very comfortable - featuring 1 restaurant, 1 bar, 10conference rooms and an indoor pool. The city of Weimar is blessed with numerous culturalattractions. It is one of the most famous cultural destinations in Europe as it is home toluminaries such as Goethe and Schiller.
Facts & Figures
Hotels: Radisson Olympic Hotel, Minsk, Radisson Tripoli, Park Inn Weimar (to open)
Rooms: 241 + 333 + 194 = 768
Between 2007 and 2009 Rezidor will open 20,000 new rooms in total.
About the Rezidor Hotel Group:
The Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world. The group features a portfolioof 309 hotels in operation and under development with more than 63.000 rooms in 48 countries.
Rezidor operates the brands Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts, Regent Hotels & Resorts, Park Inn and CountryInns & Suites in Europe, Middle East and Africa, along with the goldpoints plusSM loyalty programme for frequenthotel guests. Rezidor has signed a worldwide license agreement with the Italian fashion house Missoni, in order todevelop and operate a lifestyle hotel brand of the same name: Hotel Missoni.
In November 2006, Rezidor was listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. With 41,7%, Carlson Companies is themain shareholder.The Corporate Office of the Rezidor Hotel Group is based in Brussels, Belgium.For more information on Rezidor, visit www.rezidor.com.