Rezidor to Manage Six New European Hotels

The Rezidor Hotel Group has signed contracts to manage six properties slated to open in Europe by 2009, adding 1,048 rooms to the group's portfolio. The new hotels will comprise a Radisson resort in Yalta, Ukraine; a Radisson hotel in Paris; two Radisson hotels in Portimao, Portugal; a Radisson hotel in Brno, Czech Republic; and a Park Inn in St. Helens, England.

"These six new contracts showcase how important our European markets are for the growth and development of our brands," said Kurt Ritter, president & CEO of Rezidor. "I'm particularly excited about the new hotels in Portugal, which are an important step for our growth in southern Europe." Visit www.rezidor.com. (JM)