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|10 Apr 2008|
|Rezidor announces the Park Inn Manchester Old Trafford|
The Rezidor Hotel Group announces a new property in Manchester, UK – the Park Inn Manchester Old Trafford (226 rooms) which is scheduled to open in Q2 2010. With this signing, the group’s footprints in the UK & Ireland grow to 64 hotels and almost 11,000 rooms, and the total Park Inn portfolio in Europe, the Middle East and Africa grows to 116 hotels in operation and under development with almost 20,500 rooms.
“Manchester is an important and strategic location for Park Inn”, says Kurt Ritter, President & CEO of Rezidor. “This hotel is already our second Park Inn in town besides the Park Inn Manchester which will welcome its first guests in Q3 2009.” Rezidor is developing the new property in cooperation with Vineyard Hotels LLP. “We are delighted to be working with Rezidor”, comments Director Steve Thorncroft. “Situated half way between the world famous homes of Manchester United Football Club and Lancashire Cricket Club we are confident that the Park Inn brand will prove to be a great success in this location.”