Radisson Blu Hotel Bristol Unveils Recent Upgrades

By Radisson Blu, PRNE
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

BRUSSELS, April 7, 2011 - Radisson Blu Hotel Bristol has unveiled its recent upgrades marking the
official completion of Bristol's most recently opened hotel.

The final phase of the hotel's construction started in June 2010 and was
officially completed just before Christmas. Customers have already given
excellent feedback about the hotel's new look.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Bristol director of sales and marketing, Kathrin
commented: "We are very pleased to celebrate the official completion
of the hotel. We believe these finishing touches deliver what our customers
expect from a Radisson Blu hotel and with our Radisson service concepts and
"Yes I Can" values, we feel we have a great product to offer to the Bristol

The work involved in the final construction phase included finishing
touches to the reception area, conference facilities and dining outlets. The
lobby has been improved to include a unique, virtual aquarium that utilises 4
x 32 inch LED screens to imitate serene and life-like underwater scenes.

The reception area of the Bristol hotel (
www.radissonblu.co.uk/hotel-bristol) has also changed shape and has
been improved with a newly lit ramp, signage, carpeting and re-designed
seating areas that are both inviting and comfortable. In addition, the hotel
has improved its conference facilities on offer by adding new equipment and
furniture to its meetings and events floor.

The hotel's Filini restaurant also has a new look, with the addition of a
signature wine wall, a red glass feature window and digital scenes of Italy
throughout the restaurant. Guests will be able to sample the menu with
premier seating at the new 'Filini Taster Table' that must be booked in
advance of dining. Filini offers a smart, modern and uncluttered atmosphere
with simply-cooked Italian and Sardinian food, based on carefully-sourced
local and authentic ingredients.

The Bar at the hotel in Bristol (
www.radissonblu.co.uk/hotel-bristol/location) offers a contemporary
work setting for business travellers during the day and a lively cocktail
lounge by night. Upgrades to The Bar include new sofas and chairs from Italy
and a more relaxing environment for guests.The Bar now offers complimentary
canapés for all guests from 5.30 pm to 7.00 pm every evening and visitors can
also enjoy Piano jazz nights with live music from 6.00pm to 8.00pm every

In November, the Radisson Blu was awarded a Bristol Civic Society
Environmental Award to celebrate the city's best buildings. The hotel is
located across from The Bristol Hippodrome in Bristol's city centre, just
walking distance from the main city centre shopping area near Cabot Circus.

All of this compliments the stunning panoramic views of Bristol and the
Harbourside from its large bedrooms spread over 17 floors.

About Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts:

Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts, part of the Rezidor Hotel Group, currently
operates over 155 hotels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with another
47 projects under development.

The Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the fastest growing hotel companies in
the world. The group features a portfolio of more than 400 hotels in
operation and under development including hotels in London, hotel rooms in
Bristol (www.radissonblu.co.uk/hotel-bristol/rooms), hotels in Paris
and hotels in Rome, with more than 86,300 rooms in over 60 countries.

Rezidor operates the brands Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts, Regent Hotels
& Resorts, Park Inn and Country Inns & Suites in Europe, Middle East and
Africa, along with the goldpoints plus SM loyalty programme for frequent
hotel guests.

The Corporate Office of the Rezidor Hotel Group is based in Brussels,

    For further information please contact:

    Christiane Reiter
    Director Corporate Communication
    The Rezidor Hotel Group
    Avenue Du Bourget 44
    B-1130 Brussels

For further information please contact: Christiane Reiter, Director Corporate Communication, The Rezidor Hotel Group, Avenue Du Bourget 44, B-1130 Brussels, Belgium, +32-2-702-9331

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