Radisson Hotel and Conference Center Detroit - Livonia Celebrates Completion of Major $12.5 Million Renovation With Grand Re-Opening

Detroit- Livonia, Mich. | April 30, 2008

Radisson Hotels & Resorts® today announced the 226 room Radisson Hotel and Conference Center located at 17123 North Laurel Park Drive in Livonia, Mich., is celebrating the completion of its $12.5 million renovation with a grand re-opening. Starting today, guests are invited to experience upgrades made throughout the three-story hotel including renovations to guest rooms, meeting space, the restaurant, pool, fitness center and all public areas.

"This is an exciting day for our hotel as it cements our commitment to serving the city with a unique property renovated with guest satisfaction in mind," said Leonard Williams, general manager of the hotel. "The hotel's renovation ensures that Livonia has an upscale hotel and conference center that is dedicated to hosting visitors to the area for years to come."

The result of the renovations is a new sleek and sophisticated look with captivating modern spaces and an extensive array of facilities and amenities, highlighted by the hotel's market-leading customer service.

Renovations were made to all guest rooms and suites and all public areas including one of the largest meeting facilities in the Detroit area at 15,300 square feet. The renovations also extended to the indoor pool, newly constructed, state-of-the-art fitness and business centers, and three new food and beverage concepts - a new, hip lounge "six," and two new dining facilities, "Marketplace" and "The Traveling Fork," which features specialty foods from different parts of the country. The new atrium area offers numerous options for socializing, collaborating with business associates, or just relaxing by a fire. Guests are encouraged to engage in a game of billiards or take a swim in the extraordinary pool. The entire facility provides free wireless high-speed Internet connectivity.

Radisson Hotels & Resorts®, one of the world's leading, full-service hotel companies, offers warm and engaging genuine hospitality at every point of guest contact and is focused on being the hotel of choice with business and leisure travelers by understanding their independent mindset, changing needs and desire to have more control over their hotel experience.

Radisson is continuing to evolve the brand, introducing new product and service standards to enable guest choice. Radisson recently introduced Express Yourself, the first online check-in service in the hotel industry that enables guest to pre-check-in online up to seven days prior to their stay and note key service preferences.

There are more than 400 Radisson locations in 66 countries. Reservations can be made online at www.radisson.com, through a travel agent or by phone at 800-333-3333. Radisson is a division of Carlson Hotels Worldwide, a global leader in the hotel industry encompassing five hotel brands and more than 980 hotels and resorts in 71 countries.

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