Radisson Hotels & Resorts Teams with American Express to Offer Guests "Perk for Hard Work"

Minneapolis, MN | September 30, 2009

Radisson® Hotels & Resorts today announced a special 20 percent discount off a standard room rate when guests book the "Perk for Hard Work" rate and pay for their hotel stay with any American Express® Card. The offer is made available in partnership with American Express for lodging stays completed between Oct. 15, 2009 through Jan. 15, 2010. Travelers can begin to make reservations for this special offer starting Oct. 1, 2009.

"We are pleased to offer travelers the opportunity for fall and winter getaways and special savings that provide a simple and rewarding perk for their hard work," said John Betancourt, vice president of marketing for Radisson Hotels & Resorts. "Radisson offers a variety of great locations around the world to choose from including major city centers, exclusive retreats, and plenty of sun and ski destinations."

"American Express is committed to providing our Cardmembers with great offers that encourage enjoyment of travel," said Gary Portuesi, vice president of Global Lodging Accounts, American Express Merchant Services. "This program with Radisson is one of the benefits of using the American Express Card for travel needs."

The special offer is available at participating Radisson Hotels & Resorts in North America, Central and South America, and Asia Pacific. Room rates will vary by location and date of stay.Members of the goldpoints plusSM frequent guest program are also eligible to earn Gold Points® through the "Double Gold Points" promotion running now through Dec. 15, 2009. Members must register prior to their stay at www.goldpointsplus.com/doublepoints to participate in the "Double Gold Points" promotion.

The Perk for Hard Work offer is subject to availability and terms and conditions apply. Visit www.radisson.com/workperk or call 800-333-3333 for more information on this promotion. Reservations for all Radisson hotels and resorts worldwide can be made through the Web site at www.radisson.com, by calling toll-free 800-333-3333 in North America, or contacting a travel professional.

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Radisson® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world's leading, full-service hotel brands, offers vibrant, contemporary and engaging hospitality that is defined by its distinctive Yes I Can! service philosophy. Radisson includes more than 415 locations in 73 countries. It is part of Carlson Hotels Worldwide, a leading global hotel company with more than 1,050 locations in 76 countries under the brands of Regent® Hotels & Resorts; Radisson® Hotels & Resorts; Park Plaza® Hotels & Resorts; Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM and Park Inn®.

About American Express
Merchant Services is the merchant network of American Express, which acquires and maintains relationships with millions of merchants around the globe, which welcome American Express-branded Cards. American Express Company is a leading global payments, network, travel and banking company founded in 1850.

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