Rezidor Opens the Radisson Blu Resort Split in Croatia

By Rezidor Hotel Group, PRNE
Wednesday, September 1, 2010

BRUSSELS, September 2, 2010 - The Rezidor Hotel Group has opened the Radisson Blu Resort
Split in Croatia, a luxurious hotel right on the Adriatic coast with
panoramic views over the Mediterranean Sea and the island Brac.

After an extensive renovation and reconstruction, the former
and legendary "Hotel Split" with a history of nearly 50 years offers 240
stylish guest rooms including 2 Presidential suites.

"We are delighted to add a further outstanding first class
hotel to our Croatian portfolio. Rezidor aims to grow its young and
successful resort business further and Croatia as an emerging holiday
destination in Europe offers not only beautiful landscapes but also the
needed infrastructure and manpower," said Kurt Ritter, President & CEO of

The Radisson Blu Resort Split is located only 15 minutes walk
away from the historic city centre and is located beside a wonderful pristine
beach with the Adriatic Sea just steps away. It is a unique combination of a
city hotel and a sea resort and is headed by General Manager Maik Schaefer, a
German national. Whether guests choose the classical, yet modern Economy
Rooms or the Standard- and Deluxe Rooms or the suites with their
ultra-stylish, light and airy design, the majority of rooms offer
breathtaking sea views. Higher room categories also feature extras such as
balconies, Nespresso machines, bathrobes and slippers. The Presidential
suites comprise of 260 m squared each, 3 bedrooms, a private terrace with
Jacuzzi and an outdoor sauna.

Two restaurants, a bar and a Lobby Lounge can also be found at
the luxury hotel in Split. "The Fig Leaf" restaurant serves Radisson Blu's
signature "super breakfast" and international buffets with an abundant choice
of Mediterranean and Continental specialties as well as live cooking stations
and a wonderful terrace towards the sea. "The Caper", a grill restaurant in a
modern and sleek environment, combines grilled cuts, delicious fish and
selected wines from Croatia and all around the world. "The Door" bar adds a
modern twist to a list of international and award-winning cocktails, and the
Lobby Lounge offers a cosy atmosphere and is a perfect meeting place.

Besides access to a private beach with sun beds, separate
plateau and bar service, the hotel in Split ( also comprises an indoor
and outdoor pool, a fitness centre and an exclusive Anne Sémonin Spa with 8
treatment rooms, whirlpool, sauna and steam baths. Within the hotel grounds,
an international casino will be housed, and for those who wish to combine
business and leisure, the hotel offers 7 meeting rooms and a banquet hall,
all equipped with state-of-the-art technology.

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 hotels in London, ( 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. 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,

    For further information please contact

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

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

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