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)