Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Sortland, Norway

Brussels, Belgium | October 05, 2010

The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces the Radisson Blu Sortland in Norway – the new built resort- & conference hotel featuring 168 guest rooms is scheduled to open in 2013. Sortland, a small city in Northern Norway between Tromsø and Bodø, is a beautiful destination for activities such as hiking, cycling, boating, whale watching and fishing in the summer and dog sledding and views of the Northern Lights during winter. It is also a stop on the popular Hurigruten cruises.

The Radisson Blu Sortland will be located at a waterfront site in the city centre. Besides 168 rooms the property will offer an all-day-dining restaurant with outdoor seating, a lobby bar, 300 square meters of meeting space, and a 1,500 square meters leisure area including 2 pools, 2 whirlpools, 5 treatment rooms, saunas, and a climbing wall. In the adjacent Cultural Center guests will find additional facilities for meetings and events on 900 square meters.

The Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the most important international hotel operators in Norway – the company’s portfolio in the country currently comprises 30 hotels in operation and under development with a total of 6,800 rooms. Rezidor is specialized in city hotels such as their flagship Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Oslo, but also grows the airport hotel- and resort portfolio: In Norway, the group recently opened the Park Inn Oslo Airport and already offers resorts in Beitostølen and Trysil.

For further information please contact
Christiane Reiter, Director Corporate Communication The Rezidor Hotel Group
32 2 702 9331, christiane.reiter@rezidor.com

Renu Snehi, Director Corporate Communication, The Rezidor Hotel Group
32 2 702 9241, renu.snehi@rezidor.com

About The Rezidor Hotel Group

The Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world. The group features a portfolio of more than 400 hotels in operation and under development with more than 86,300 rooms in over 60 countries.

Rezidor operates the brands Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts, Regent Hotels & Resorts, Park Inn and Country Inns & Suites in Europe, Middle East and Africa, along with the goldpoints plusSM loyalty program for frequent hotel guests. Under a worldwide license agreement with the iconic Italian fashion house Missoni, Rezidor also operates and develops the new lifestyle brand Hotel Missoni.
In November 2006, Rezidor was listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Carlson Companies is the main shareholder.
The Corporate Office of the Rezidor Hotel Group is based in Brussels, Belgium.

For more information on Rezidor, visit www.rezidor.com

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