Award Winning Restaurant "Zuma" Opens at Radisson SAS bosphorus Hotel, Istanbul

Brussels | February 05, 2008

The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hospitality companies in the world isproudly hosting the opening of the award winning ZUMA restaurant in Istanbul, at its RadissonSAS Bosphorus Hotel.

"It is an honour for us to be chosen as the partner to host an awardwinning and critically acclaimed restaurant at one of our hotels," says Marko Hytonen, VicePresident Food & Beverage and Future Openings for the Rezidor Hotel Group. "We are veryconfident that the flavours of ZUMA will create memorable experiences for all our guests."

ZUMA is a contemporary Japanese cuisine concept that offers a sophisticated twist ontraditional Japanese izakaya style of informal eating and drinking. The ethos of ZUMA is todeliver authentic flavours of the east while respecting the traditions of the past. Other ZUMArestaurants can be found in London and Hong Kong. More information can be found atwww.zumarestaurant.com and www.bosphorus.istanbul.radissonsas.com.

Ian Rydin, General Manager of the Radisson SAS Bosphorus Hotel, Istanbul adds, "Theopening of ZUMA at our hotel is a winning combo of style, design and an authentic experience.We are very excited about this opening, as this adds a fantastic feature in our portfolio ofservices for our guests - both local and international. In one way, it completes Radisson SAS'offer of world-class services and 100% Guest Satisfaction."

Rainer Becker, co-founder & CEOZuma Restaurant says, "I am excited to be in Istanbul. It is a perfect city for our globalexpansion, being the gateway between Asia and Europe."

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.Formore information on Rezidor, visit www.rezidor.com.

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