Rezidor to Open a New Radisson in Nairobi, Kenya

Brussles/Nairobi | February 25, 2008

The Rezidor Hotel Group arrives in East Africa's largest city, Nairobi/Kenya: The company willmanage the new Radisson Hotel Nairobi featuring 244 rooms located in Upper Hill, the upscalenew financial and business district of Nairobi. The hotel is scheduled to open in early 2010.,p."Nairobi meets our growth strategy and underlines how important East Africa is for our furtherdevelopment in key cities and resort destinations", comments Kurt Ritter, President & CEO ofRezidor. "We see a promising potential in this region and are glad to be present in Nairobi,East Africa's commercial and aid hub.",p.The Radisson Hotel Nairobi is owned by Elgon Road Developments Limited and will include arestaurant with private dinning, a bar lounge, a coffee shop, 10 conference rooms, a largeballroom, a swimming pool and sundeck, a garden with terrace and wellness/fitness facilities.

From the wildlife to the nightlife, Nairobi is a city unlike any other. With a fantastic music scene,excellent international restaurants and an endless and colourful array of shops and markets,there is plenty on offer for the visitor. Just outside the city is Nairobi National Park, 113 squarekilometres of plains, cliffs and forest. The park is home to large herds of Zebra, Wildebeest,Buffalo, Giraffe and more. Rhino, Cheetah, and a large number of Lions are all found here,living wild within 20 minutes of the city

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 322 hotels in operation and under development with almost 66.000 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. Carlson Companies is the mainshareholder (42%).The Corporate Office of the Rezidor Hotel Group is based in Brussels, Belgium.For more information on Rezidor, visit

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