Rezidor announces the Park Inn by Radisson Sousse, Tunisia

Brussels | April 12, 2012

Rezidor, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide and member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, announces its 4th hotel in Tunisia: The Park Inn by Radisson Sousse featuring 234 keys is scheduled to welcome the first guests in autumn 2013. The existing property is currently undergoing a complete renovation before joining Rezidor’s young, dynamic and colourful mid-market brand Park Inn by Radisson.

“We strongly believe in the Tunisian market, and aim to support the tourism sector that is stabilizing again after the Arab Spring. The country offers a fascinating culture, a favourable climate, and proximity to many European feeder markets”, said Kurt Ritter, President & CEO of Rezidor. The group already operates a Radisson Blu- and a Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Djerba, and has a further Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Hammamet under development.

The Park Inn by Radisson Sousse is located in the heart of Sousse’s city centre, Tunisia’s 3rd largest city and situated between Hammamet and Monastir. Situated at the seaside and bordering the impressive medieval fortification of the UNESCO protected Medina, the Park Inn by Radisson Sousse will comprise 234 guest rooms, 3 restaurants (all-day dining, à la carte, pizzeria & barbecue) as well as 4 different bars and 500sqm meeting space including a ballroom.

The property was one of the first hotels in Tunisia to offer Thalasso treatments, so post-renovation, also the Park Inn by Radisson will showcase over 2,000sqm of Thalasso and spa facilities. Guests will enjoy indoor and outdoor pools as well as direct access to a 200m sandy beach, considered amongst the finest in Tunisia.

The signing of this hotel strengthens Rezidor’s strategy to establish contemporary properties in resort locations to balance the group’s portfolio and to enhance the offering of the attractive Club Carlson loyalty programme that applies to more than 1,300 Carlson Rezidor hotels across the globe.

For further information, please contact
Christiane Reiter, Senior Director Corporate Communication
+011 32 2 702 9331, Christiane.Reiter@Rezidor.com
Renu Snehi, Director Corporate Communication +32 2 702 9241, Renu.Snehi@Rezidor.com

About the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group – born in early 2012 – is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups. The portfolio of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group includes more than 1,300 hotels, a global footprint spanning 80 countries, a powerful set of global brands (Radisson Blu, Radisson®, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, Park Inn by Radisson, Hotel Missoni and Park Plaza®). In most of the group’s hotels, guests can benefit from the loyalty program Club Carlson, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the world. The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ more than 80,000 people.

The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is headquartered in Minneapolis, USA, and Brussels, Belgium.

http://www.carlsonrezidor.com; http://www.rezidor.com

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