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Thursday, November 8, 2007

Rezidor Wants To Cover Ukraine

Rezidor Hotel Group, an international hotel business operator with headquarters in Brussels, plans in future to manage hotels in all of the largest Ukrainian cities, Group Vice President for Business Development Arild Hovland has told the press.

"Talks [on the management of hotels] are being held in cities like Odesa, Lviv, Donetsk, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhia," he said at a press conference in Kyiv.

He said that the group is considering a possibility to manage three-, four- and five-star hotels under the Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts and Park Inn brands.

Hovland also said that Rezidor Hotel Group plans to realize its plans irrespective of hosting the European Football Championship 2012 by Ukraine, as the group sees large potential in Ukraine.

At present, Rezidor Hotel Group manages two projects in Ukraine - the Radisson SAS Hotel in Kyiv - and soon it will open a second Radisson SAS Hotel near Kyiv's Boryspil airport.