Rezidor announces the Park Inn by Radisson Riyadh Al Sahafa, Saudi Arabia

Brussels | June 20, 2012

Rezidor, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, announces the Park Inn by Radisson Riyadh Al Sahafa. The property featuring 170 keys is Rezidor’s 12th hotel in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and scheduled to open in 2014.  
“Saudi Arabia is a key focus market for our future development in the Middle East. The country continuous to experience strong economic growth, and the capital city Riyadh is an important and promising market for us”, said Kurt Ritter, President & CEO of Rezidor.

The Park Inn by Radisson Riyadh Al Sahafa will offer 170 rooms, studios and apartments. The project is designed to accommodate demand for serviced apartments in addition to the traditional hotel clientele. The hotel and residences will share one restaurant, one lobby-lounge, a fitness centre and 100sqm of meeting space. The property has an ideal location in Riyadh’s Al Sahafa District, the main commercial centre of the capital. It will also be 3km away from the upcoming King Abdullah Financial District, and only 19km away from the International Airport.

Park Inn by Radisson is Rezidor’s young and dynamic mid-market brand. It was launched in 2003 and counts today more than 150 hotels across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Park Inn by Radisson offers a comfortable, hassle-free stay, great food&beverage options and meeting facilities, and personalized services. Future Park Inn by Radisson hotels in the Middle East include properties in Jeddah, Makkah, and Dubai.

For further information, please contact
Christiane Reiter, Senior Director Corporate Communication
+32 2 702 9331, Christiane.Reiter@Rezidor.com
Renu Snehi, Senior Director Corporate Communication
+32 2 702 9241, Renu.Snehi@Rezidor.com

About the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group – born in early 2012 – is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups. The portfolio of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group includes more than 1,300 hotels, a global footprint spanning 80 countries, a powerful set of global brands (Radisson Blu, Radisson®, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, Park Inn by Radisson, Hotel Missoni and Park Plaza®). In most of the group’s hotels, guests can benefit from the loyalty program Club Carlson, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the world. The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ more than 80,000 people.
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is headquartered in Minneapolis, USA, and Brussels, Belgium.

http://www.carlsonrezidor.com; http://www.rezidor.com

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