Pull Out Of The Fast Lane: Radisson Offers R & R for the Go Generation

Radisson Hotels & Resorts invites couples on the go to take the off-ramp from life`s fast lane and re-energize with a weekend away—together. The new Radisson Go Packagesm, announced today, makes it easy for couples to make a big deal out of a little leisure time. The Radisson Go Package is available year-round at Radisson hotels and resorts throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean.

Radisson has partnered with top companies like Kraft Foods and the Balance Bar Company and their popular brands including BALANCE® Bars, Creme Savers® Candy, Chips Ahoy!® Real Chocolate Chip Cookies and Planters® Trail Mix to create this promotion. The Radisson Go Package, back by popular demand, gives couples what they want most: to put the brakes on stress and enjoy a quick, rewarding vacation. It`s a surprisingly low rate, free breakfast for two, an upgrade to the best available room at check-in, a special Go Packsm full of treats and a chance to win cool prizes.

“Today all of us are juggling multiple roles as we strive to balance our home, work and social life,” said Brian Stage, executive vice president of marketing & sales for Radisson Hotels & Resorts. “Those of us in the Go Generation embrace the fast-paced world, but we`re wise enough to take time to unwind in the slow lane and enjoy our own agenda.”

A sampling of Radisson Go Package daily rates start at:

San Antonio $175 - Minneapolis $109 - Boston $199 - Aruba $210 - Cleveland $99 - Los Angeles $119
Orlando $107 - Philadelphia $109 - Dallas area $97
Baltimore $169 - San Diego $139 - Miami $99 - Toronto $159* - Quebec City $130*
Niagara Falls $127*
“We designed The Go Package with lots of surprises to make a self-guided detour to life`s slow lane easy, fun and special,” said Deanne Paschke, director of brand management for Radisson Hotels & Resorts. “When couples finally get away they`ll wonder, why they didn`t they do it sooner!”


The promotion also features a “Go Package” Sweepstakes running May 23 through Dec. 30, 2002. Guests will be able to visit an interactive web page where they can instantly win a variety of random prizes including movie passes, ASiRA body care amenity packs, t-shirts and jackets. They will also be entered into a drawing for the grand prize: a seven-day, six-night adventure trip for two, including airfare, to the Radisson Plaza Hotel at The Pier in Cairns, Australia, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage Daintree Rainforest. There are three first prize trips for two for five days/four nights, including airfare, to Radisson hotel locations in San Antonio (Hill Country), Texas; Scottsdale, Ariz.; and Baltimore, Md.

Guests can save an additional 10 percent by booking the Radisson Go Package online at www.radisson.com. Reservations can also be made by calling 800-333-3333 or through your travel consultant. All rates are subject to availability.

Radisson Hotels & Resorts currently has more than 430 locations in 60 countries. Radisson is a division of Carlson Hospitality Worldwide, a global leader in hospitality services encompassing more than 1,570 hotel, resort, restaurant and cruise ship operations in 81 countries.
Note: *Rates are subject to availability and daily exchange rate fluctuations.