Park Inn by Radisson opens at Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg

28 Jul 2014

Russia’s first internationally branded hotel with direct skyway access to the airport terminal

Carlson Rezidor, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups and the leading international hotel operator in Russia/CIS & Baltics, announce the opening of Park Inn by Radisson Pulkovo Airport in Russia’s cultural capital, St. Petersburg. The hotel offers 200 rooms and suites and has direct connection to the newly build Terminal 1 at Pulkovo Airport which provides utmost convenience for early arrivals, late departures and travelers in transit. The new hotel brought company’s portfolio in the city to 6 hotels on more then 2 800 rooms and further strengthens Carlson Rezidor leading positions on St. Petersburg market.

The 200 stylish rooms bring a colourful blend of modern and contemporary décor and furnishings, with customizing LED mood lighting panels for a personalised ambience, floor to ceiling windows with natural daylight and modern amenities. Each room offers Free Wireless High-speed Internet access, flat-screen television with satellite, in room safe and individual climate control. After a long flight, guests can choose retreat to a peaceful room or recharge with a session at the in-house fitness center.

St. Petersburg fliers can start the day at live-inn room with a healthy breakfast buffet. The live-inn room also serves lunch and dinner with delicious local and international favorites; it’s a space that evolves to meet guests’ needs: whatever they want it for – meeting, eating, drinking, working, playing – there’s the right space for everybody.

The hotel enjoys a prime location at the Pulkovo Airport Terminal 1 and just 5 minutes drive from Expoforum, St. Petersburg’s most modern convention and events centre. Its 18 well-equipped and flexible meeting rooms can accommodate up to 395 guests on two different floors. Park Inn by Radisson’ signature Smart Meetings and Events service features Free Wireless High-speed Internet access, Yes I Can! attitude and professional event support to make each meeting and event remarkable.

“As Russia’s first internationally branded hotel with direct skyway access to the main passenger terminal, Park Inn by Radisson Pulkovo Airport is positioned to be the preferred choice for transit passengers, early arrivals and late departures. With an enthusiastic “Yes I Can!” team – coached by experienced managers recruited from the three other Park Inn by Radisson hotels in St. Petersburg - our guests are sure to be impressed by our

attentive and genuine hospitality,” said David Morris, General Manager of the Park Inn by Radisson Pulkovo Airport.

St. Petersburg is one of the most modern and well-known Russian cities. Historically built by Italian architects, its network of canals and baroque and neoclassical architecture give the town a European flavor. Being the northernmost big city in the world, St. Petersburg is known for its magical White Nights: those long summer days when the sun barely dips below the horizon. But even when the ground is covered in snow, the rich culture of St Petersburg delights. Park Inn by Radisson Pulkovo Airport St. Petersburg is only 18 kilometers away from city centre. It is perfectly connected by public bus transport departing every 15 minutes.

For further media information please contact:

Irina Zakharova, Area PR & Communications Manager, +7-916-500-20-92, irina.zakharova@carlsonrezidor.com,
Renu Snehi, Senior Director PR, Brand & Marketing Communication, renu.snehi@carlsonrezidor.com

About Park Inn® by Radisson

Park Inn® by Radisson is a fresh and energetic mid-market hotel brand offering friendly and welcoming hospitality at a competitive price.  The brand has more than 140 hotels across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Americas. To attract a mix of business and leisure travellers, the brand offers guests a variety of relevant amenities called “Park Inn Essentials.” Some of these include complimentary high-speed Internet access, fitness and business centers, restaurants or complimentary lite “grab and go” breakfasts.

Park Inn by Radisson is part of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group portfolio which also includes Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson Red, Park Plaza® and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. For more information and reservations visit www.parkinn.com.

About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups. The Carlson Rezidor portfolio includes more than 1,340 hotels in operation and under development with a footprint spanning over 105 countries and territories and a powerful set of global brands including Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson Red, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. Carlson Rezidor plans to grow its portfolio to nearly 1,500 hotels in operation and under development by 2015. In most hotels, guests can benefit from Club CarlsonSM, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the world. Carlson Rezidor and its brands employ 88,000 people.

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium.

www.carlsonrezidor.com