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The $17 million, 154-room Radisson Hotel Yuma Opens

YUMA, Ariz., February 17, 2009 - Radisson Hotels & Resorts today announced the February 19 grand opening of the Radisson Hotel Yuma, a $17 million, 154-room property located at 1501 South Redondo Center Drive. 

"This new Radisson represents our brand commitment to deliver contemporary, upscale hospitality products and services for today's travelers," said Fredrik Korallus, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Radisson Hotels & Resorts. "With full service offerings including a wine bar and bistro, fitness facilities, business center, complimentary high speed Internet and swimming pools, our guests will enjoy the distinctive 'Yes, I Can!' service that distinguishes Radisson Hotels & Resorts," Korallus stated.

"We are excited to bring the Radisson brand to this market and provide visitors to Yuma the opportunity to experience our unique brand of hospitality," said Elizabeth Yunker, general manager of the Radisson Hotel Yuma. "Our new hotel showcases southwestern hospitality through its design and amenities plus our staff's commitment to provide personalized service for every guest." The owner of the hotel is JJM Resort Developers, LLC.

The Radisson Hotel Yuma is a 100% non-smoking facility featuring 3,054 square feet of versatile meeting space, a 24-hour Business Center, full-service exercise room, and both indoor and outdoor pools and whirlpools. Each of the 154 spacious guestrooms provide a 32-inch High Definition Television, work-desk, mini refrigerator with a freezer, coffee/tea maker and a full length mirror. Guests will also enjoy complimentary wired or wireless in-room 4-MEG high speed Internet access and complimentary wireless Internet throughout the hotel.

The Radisson Hotel Yuma offers a full-service restaurant, the Market Wine Bar Bistro, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. The hotel is close to several area attractions including the Yuma Palms Shopping Mall, the Imperial Sand Dunes, and more than 20 golf courses. The Radisson Hotel Yuma also provides complimentary airport shuttle service to the Yuma International Airport, located only three miles from the hotel.

Reservations can be made online at, through a travel agent or by phone at 800-333-3333. 

Radisson(R) Hotels & Resorts, one of the world's leading, full-service hotel companies, offers warm and engaging hospitality that is defined by its distinctive "Yes I Can!" service philosophy. Radisson includes more than 400 locations in 66 countries. Radisson is part of Carlson Hotels Worldwide, whose other operations include Regent(R) Hotels & Resorts; Park Plaza(R) Hotels & Resorts, Country Inns & Suites By Carlson(SM) and Park Inn(R). 

Carlson Hotels Worldwide is one of the major business units of Carlson, a global hotel, marketing, restaurant and travel company. Other names among the Carlson brands and services include: Carlson Marketing, Carlson Wagonlit Travel(R), T.G.I. Friday's(R) and Pick Up Stix(R) restaurants. Carlson corporate headquarters are in Minneapolis, Minn.


 Radisson Hotels & Resorts

Also See: Carlson Hotels Worldwide Expands Diversity Initiatives, Unveils Leadership Strategy, Adds Six Locations / February 2008

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