Industry Update
Press Release 4 October 2010

Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Sortland, Norway

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The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces the Radisson Blu Sortland in Norway - the new built resort- & conference hotel featuring 168 guest rooms is scheduled to open in 2013. Sortland, a small city in Northern Norway between Tromsø and Bodø, is a beautiful destination for activities such as hiking, cycling, boating, whale watching and fishing in the summer and dog sledding and views of the Northern Lights during winter. It is also a stop on the popular Hurtigruten cruises.

The Radisson Blu Sortland will be located at a waterfront site in the city centre. Besides 168 rooms the property will offer an all-day-dining restaurant with outdoor seating, a lobby bar, 300 square meters of meeting space, and a 1,500 square meters leisure area including 2 pools, 2 jacuzzis, 5 treatment rooms, saunas, and a climbing wall. In the adjacent Cultural Centre guests will find additional facilities for meetings and events on 900 square meters.

The Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the most important international hotel operators in Norway - the company's portfolio in the country currently comprises 30 hotels in operation and under development with a total of 6,800 rooms. Rezidor is specialized in city hotels such as their flagship Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Oslo, but also grows the airport hotel- and resort portfolio: In Norway, the group recently opened the Park Inn Oslo Airport and already offers resorts in Beitostølen and Trysil.

About Radisson Hotel Group

Radisson Hotel Group is one of the world's largest hotel groups with seven distinctive hotel brands, and more than 1,400 hotels in operation and under development around the world. Radisson Hotel Group portfolio includes Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson.

Radisson Rewards is our global rewards program that delivers unique and personalized ways to create memorable moments that matter to our guests. Radisson Rewards offers exceptional loyalty benefits for our guests, meeting planners, travel agents and business partners.

Radisson Meetings places its guests and their needs at the heart of its offer and treats every meeting or event as more than just a date on the calendar. Radisson Meetings is built around three strong service commitments: Personal, Professional and Memorable, while delivering on the brilliant basics and our signature Yes I Can! service spirit.

More than 95,000 global team members work for Radisson Hotel Group and at the hotels licensed to operate in its systems.

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