Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group announces the Park Inn by Radisson Almaty Airport in Kazakhstan

Brussels | July 31, 2013

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the ten largest hotel groups worldwide, today announced it will open a 133-room hotel in Kazakhstan: the Park Inn by Radisson Almaty Airport. The mid-market property is scheduled to welcome its first guests in the fourth quarter of 2014.

The Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Almaty will further strengthen Carlson Rezidor’s portfolio in Kazakhstan. In Astana, the company operates a Radisson Blu hotel and has a Park Inn by Radisson hotel under development. In Russia/Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Baltics, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is the largest international hotel operator.

“Russia and the further CIS countries are one of our most important regions for future business development,” said Wolfgang M. Neumann, president and chief executive officer of The Rezidor Hotel Group. “These emerging markets offer considerable potential for asset-light and profitable growth, and we aim to strengthen and extend our presence across the area.” 

The new Park Inn by Radisson hotel will offer 133 contemporary and comfortable rooms, an all-day-dining restaurant and a bar. The modern meetings and events space will include a 656-square-foot ballroom, a 787-square-foot pre-function area and three smaller meeting rooms. The hotel is located adjacent to the airport terminal building and 11 miles north of Almaty city center.

Almaty International Airport is a major Central Asian cargo hub and the largest international airport in the country. Almaty, the country’s largest city, is a key financial center in Central Asia, and the former capital of Kazakhstan. It is the country’s largest city and a major commercial and cultural center.

About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group 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 in operation and under development, a global footprint spanning 100 countries and territories and a powerful set of global brands (Radisson Blu, Radisson®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn by Radisson, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM and Hotel Missoni). In most of the group’s hotels, guests can benefit from the loyalty program Club CarlsonSM, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the world. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ more than 80,000 people.

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium.

http://www.carlsonrezidor.com

Contacts:
Christiane Reiter, Senior Director Corporate Communication, Christiane.Reiter@CarlsonRezidor.com
Renu Snehi, Senior Director Corporate Communication, Renu.Snehi@CarlsonRezior.com

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