Rezidor in Europe expansion

The Rezidor Hotel Group is announcing contracts for six new hotels to open in Europe. The contracts include a Radisson resort to open in Yalta, Ukraine; a Radisson hotel to open in Paris, France; two Radisson hotels to open in Portimao, Portugal; a Radisson hotel to open in Brno, Czech Republic; and a Park Inn hotel to open in St. Helens, United Kingdom.  These new hotels will add a total of 1,048 rooms to the group’s portfolio. Between 2007 and 2009, Rezidor will open 20,000 new rooms in total.

“These six new contracts showcase how important our European markets are for the growth and development of our brands,” said Kurt Ritter, president & CEO of The Rezidor Hotel Group. “I’m particularly excited about the new hotels in Portugal, which are an important step for our growth in Southern Europe.”