Carlson Rezidor announces the Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Almaty Airport in Kazakhstan

31 Jul 2013

Carlson Rezidor, one of the ten largest hotel groups worldwide, announces the Park Inn by Radisson Almaty Airport in Kazakhstan. The mid-market property featuring 133 keys is scheduled to welcome the first guests in Q4 2014. It will further strengthen Carlson Rezidor’s portfolio in Kazakhstan: In Astana, the group already operates a Radisson Blu hotel and has a further Park Inn by Radisson hotel under development. In Russia/CIS & the Baltics, Carlson Rezidor is the largest international hotel operator.

“Russia and the further CIS countries are one of our most important regions for future business development. These emerging markets offer considerable potential for asset-light and profitable growth, and we aim to strengthen and extend our presence across the area”, said Wolfgang M. Neumann, President & CEO of Rezidor.

The new Park Inn by Radisson hotel will offer 133 contemporary and comfortable rooms, an all-day-dining restaurant (285m²) and a bar (240m²). The modern meetings and events space will include a 200m² ballroom, a 240m² pre-function area and 3 smaller meeting rooms. The hotel will enjoy great visibility from the airport territory, and will be located adjacent to the terminal building. The property will be accessible by various means of transportation and is only 18km north of Almaty city centre.

Almaty International Airport is the largest international airport in the country and serves as a major Central Asian cargo hub. Almaty is the former capital of Kazakhstan and the country’s largest city. It is a key financial centre in Central Asia and a major commercial and cultural centre.

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Notes to Editors:
The Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the most dynamic hotel companies in the world and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. The group features a portfolio of more than 430 hotels in operation and under development with almost 97,000 rooms in more than 70 countries.

Rezidor operates the brands Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), along with the Club Carlson loyalty programme for frequent hotel guests. Under a worldwide licence agreement with the iconic Italian fashion house Missoni Rezidor operates and develops the lifestyle brand Hotel Missoni. Following a strategic alliance agreement with Regent Hotels & Resorts Rezidor also develops and operates new Regent properties in EMEA. Rezidor has an industry-leading Responsible Business Programme and was awarded one the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the US think tank Ethisphere.

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 support office of the Rezidor Hotel Group is based in Brussels, Belgium.

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