Radisson Blu Paris Boulogne Official Partner of French Open Tennis Tournament

By The Rezidor Hotel Group, PRNE
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

BRUSSELS, June 1, 2011 -

Radisson Blu Paris Boulogne is welcoming one of the more exciting sport
events in France, the Grand Slam tournament Roland Garros, for the fifth year

Roland Garros is a part of the four annual Grand Slam tournaments and
will be taking place until June 5th. The Radisson Blu Hotel Paris Boulogne is
proud to be the official partner hotel of the event since its opening in

Being a partner hotel means that Radisson Blu Hotel Paris (
www.radissonblu.com/hotel-parisboulogne) Boulogne will lodge several
well-known players and sponsors such as Babolat, Nike, BNP Paribas or Head

"We are very proud to be partner of this fantastic and worldwide event.
During these two weeks, the hotel is transformed and really gets into the
tennis spirit. The lobby will feature event posters, the Roland Garros tennis
balls and an enormous tennis racket. It's very exciting," said the general
manager of the hotel.

The director of sales at Radisson Blu Hotel in Paris (
www.radissonblu.com/hotel-parisboulogne/location), Carole Degioanni,
will invite 3 VIP guests on the second day of tournament to share a memorable

On May 21st, Nike organised the "Nike Clinic Tour" at the Boulogne Tennis
Club. This event was dedicated to children between 6 and 18 years old.
Between 800 and 1000 people were invited and some of the famous tennis
players played some games with the children. At the end of the day, everyone
left with a Nike T-shirt and one winner will receive a complimentary night
and dinner in the Radisson Blu Paris Boulogne Hotel with a parent.

The Radisson Blu Hotel Paris Boulogne became a partner hotel as it is the
closest 4 star hotel, about 2km from the stadium.

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 400 hotels in
operation and under development including Riga Hotels, hotels in London and
hotel rooms in Paris (www.radissonblu.com/hotel-parisboulogne/rooms)
with more than 86,300 rooms in over 60 countries, including meeting rooms in
Paris (www.radissonblu.com/hotel-parisboulogne/meetings).

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 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
Hotel Missoni.

In November 2006, Rezidor was listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.
Carlson Companies is the main shareholder.

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

    PR contact:

    Christiane Reiter
    Director Corporate Communications
    The Rezidor Hotel Group
    Avenue Du Bourget 44
    B-1130 Brüssel


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