Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group announces the opening of the Radisson Petra Concepción Hotel in Chile

Concepción, Chile | September 5, 2012

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today announced the opening of the Radisson Petra Concepción Hotel. The opening of this hotel further illustrates the momentum of the Ambition 2015 strategy to expand Radisson as one of the world’s most attractive, globally consistent, first-class brands.

“We are excited to continue the expansion of the Radisson brand in Latin America with the opening of our sixth property in Chile,” said Thorsten Kirschke, president, Americas. “The opening of this new-build Radisson hotel further expands our footprint here, which is a focus of our global growth strategy.”   

The Radisson Petra Concepción Hotel has 127 rooms and suites and is conveniently located across from Sur Activo, the largest convention center, in the region in the heart of the city’s new financial and commercial district.  The hotel offers meetings facilities that can accommodate up to 350 people, conference rooms and a conference center. Recreational facilities include a fitness center and a heated outdoor swimming pool. Zafran, the hotel’s restaurant, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner focusing on international cuisine and special Peruvian dishes.

“We are thrilled to expand our relationship with the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group at this exciting time in the company’s history,” said Mauricio Moya Mackay, co-owner, Radisson Petra Concepción Hotel, who also is co-owner of the Radisson Petra la Dehesa in Santiago, Chile.

Radisson is one of the world’s leading global hotel brands and its range of services and amenities were created specifically to be empathetic to the challenges of modern travel. World of Radisson services have made Radisson one of the world’s leading full-service hotel brands. Tailored to the needs of the busy traveler, every service feature is designed to make their stay unforgettably satisfying. Some of the unique World of Radisson services include Business Class rooms that offer upgraded amenities and services, like 3-Hour Express Laundry, complimentary high-speed Internet and complimentary breakfast with Grab & Run.

About Inmobiliaria Petra Concepción S. A
Royal Santiago Hotels S. A., founded in 2003, is a privately owned independent management company, and is one of the oldest independent hotel management firms in the lodging industry.  For almost two decades, Royal Santiago Hotel S. A. has provided hotel management services for third party institutional and private owners.  The company’s headquarters has been located in Santiago, Chile since its inception.  For more information on Royal Santiago Hotel S. A., please visit our website at www.radisson.cl.

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.
http://www.carlsonrezidor.com

Contacts:
Raúl Aravena, General Manager | (65-41) 316-3000 | raravena@radisson.com 
Ben Gardeen, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group | +1 (763) 212-8129 | bgardeen@carlsonrezidor.com

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