Rezidor Announces New Hotels in Oslo
Released on: December 12, 2011, 11:03 am
The Rezidor Hotel Group
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel
companies worldwide, has announced two new hotels in Oslo: The Radisson
Blu Hotel, Oslo Alna with 135 rooms and the Park Inn by Radisson Oslo
Alna with 208 rooms will be located in adjacent towers, with shared
facilities and management. Their opening is scheduled for Q3 2013. Both
properties are owned by Norwegian-based Wenaasgruppen, which is one of
Rezidor's most important development partners.
Kurt Ritter, president and CEO of Rezidor, said: "We are delighted to further
strengthen our trustful relationship with Lars Wenaas and his team. The two new
hotels bring our portfolio in Oslo to 10 properties with 2,800 rooms in operation
and under development. The signing of these hotels is in accordance with our
strategy to achieve market depth in key cities of our home markets,
through multiple properties."
The new hotels are located in a highly visible location along the E6, the main road
connecting Oslo with the airport. The site is 10km east of downtown and 40km from
the airport, making it a convenient destination for corporate travellers and
meetings & events. Radisson Blu is Rezidor's core upper-upscale brand and the most
preferred brand for business travellers in the Nordics. Park Inn by Radisson is a
young and dynamic mid-market brand which aims to offer great value for money.
Besides 123 respectively 202 modern rooms, the new hotels will offer shared
facilities such as a restaurant and bar, 1,200m sq. of conference space, a
fitness centre and parking.
Rezidor is the premier and most important hotel operator in Norway: The group's
portfolio in the country now totals 29 hotels and 7,000 rooms in operation or under
development and extends the full length of Norway from the Radisson Blu Polar Hotel,
Spitsbergen in the north (near the North Pole and considered the world’s most
northern full service hotel) to the Radisson Blu Caledonien Hotel in Kristiansand in
About The Rezidor Hotel Group
The Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world.
The group features a portfolio of more than 415 hotels in operation and under
development with 90,000 rooms in over 60 countries.
Rezidor operates the brands Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts and Park Inn by Radisson
in Europe, Middle East and Africa, along with the Club Carlson loyalty programme for
frequent hotel guests. Under a worldwide licence agreement with the iconic Italian
fashion house Missoni, Rezidor also operates and develops the new lifestyle brand
In particular, Rezidor has a wide range of hotels in Europe, including hotels in Berlin, as well as hotel Salzburg, Nice hotel, hotel Malta and hotels Dresden.
In November 2006, Rezidor was listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.
Carlson, a privately held, global hospitality and travel company, based in
Minneapolis (USA), is the majority shareholder.
The Corporate office of the Rezidor Hotel Group is based in Brussels, Belgium. For
more information on Rezidor, visit www.rezidor.com
Senior Director Corporate Communication,
The Rezidor Hotel Group
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