Park Plaza® Hotels offers up to 20,000 free nights as part of the Park Plaza Ultimate Night Giveaway

Minneapolis | June 28, 2012

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today unveiled the Park Plaza® Ultimate Night Giveaway, where the first 20,000 people to register for the promotion will be eligible to receive 50,000 bonus Gold Points®, enough for a free night at any Park Plaza  hotel worldwide. 

“This is another milestone year for the Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand.  With new openings including three resort properties in Croatia and a large number in the pipeline in key destinations across the world, we are delighted to support this global campaign,” said Mary Kay Caschetta, Vice President, Loyalty, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.

Beginning today, travelers can register for the Ultimate Night Giveaway by visiting The first 20,000 people to register and stay at least one night at any Park Plaza property between 28 June - 28 August 2012 will earn 50,000 bonus Gold Points – enough points for a free night stay at any Park Plaza hotel  worldwide.  The giveaway does not end there! Anyone registering for the promotion after the first 20,000 registration spots are filled is still eligible to earn 15,000 bonus Gold Points for stays completed by 28 August 2012.  Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts has also launched a dedicated Facebook app for guests to get inspiration on where and with whom to spend their free stay to add some interaction to the campaign.  

Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts in Europe are part of the recently renamed multi-brand operator PPHE Hotel Group.  Providing contemporary hotels in key city and resort locations, Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts continues to expand to become one of the world’s most vibrant hospitality brands for both business and leisure guests.    

For more information about the promotion, as well as the complete terms and conditions, visit  Club CarlsonSM, which just celebrated its one-year anniversary, is the global hotel rewards program from the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. Guests who are not members yet can join for free during any stay at a Carlson Rezidor hotel or resort, during registration for the Ultimate Night Giveaway, or by visiting Club Carlson redefines hotel rewards with a collection of superior benefits and offers a faster way to a free night stay at any of the more than 1,000 participating hotels worldwide: Radisson Blu, Radisson®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM.

About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
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 81 countries and territories, a powerful set of global brands (Radisson Blu, Radisson®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn by Radisson, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM and Hotel Missoni). In most of the group’s hotels, guests can benefit from the loyalty program Club CarlsonSM, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the world. The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ more than 80,000 people.

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

Ben Gardeen, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group | +1 (763) 212-1418 |
Fiona McRobert, MSL Group | +1 (310) 461-0383 | 

Note to editors:
PPHE Hotel Group Limited owns, leases, develops, operates and franchises full service upscale and lifestyle hotels in major gateway cities and regional centres, predominantly in Europe.  The majority of the Group's hotels operate under two distinct brands, Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts and art'otel®.

The Group has an exclusive license from Carlson, a global privately held hospitality and travel company, to develop and operate Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The art'otel brand is fully owned by PPHE Hotel Group and it has a minority ownership interest in the Arenaturist group, one of Croatia's leading hospitality companies.

Through its strategic partnership with Carlson, PPHE Hotel Group has access to their powerful reservation and distribution system, loyalty programs such as Club Carlson for guests and Look To BookSM for travel agents, 23 airline partnerships and cross-selling opportunities. 

The portfolio of owned, leased, managed and franchised hotels comprises 39 hotels offering a total of 8,340 rooms. The development pipeline includes three new hotels and two mixed-use developments, which together are expected to add approximately a further 900 rooms to the portfolio by the end of 2014.

PPHE Hotel Group’s shares are admitted to trading on the main list of the LSE (Standard Listing).

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Lisa Woodman
Senior PR & Communications Manager EMEA
PPHE Hotel Group
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