SEATTLE (May 2005) - Travelers of SeaTac International Airport have long since recognized the Radisson Hotel Seattle Airport as a cornerstone of the hotel community, situated at the north entrance to the main terminal. As of May 4, 2005 guests are now welcomed by a second Radisson hotel located at the south entrance, the Radisson Hotel Gateway Seattle-Tacoma Airport.

Previously, the Radisson Gateway had been known as the PRIME hotel before Carlson Companies, the parent company of Radisson, acquired the management contracts for all PRIME hotels across the country. The transition to the Radisson brand was easy and quick, giving Carlson representation at two ideal locations at the increasingly busy Seattle airport.

Formerly competitors, the two now sister hotels, recognize the many advantages in working together to better serve the business and leisure guests traveling through SeaTac. With two full service hotels, Radisson guests will now have greater opportunity to experience "Yes I Can" customer service, earn Radisson Gold Rewards points, and experience the renowned Sleep Number Bed.

Investments have been and will continue to be made in both hotels to align themselves for the prosperous economy Seattle is enjoying. The Radisson Seattle Airport recently completed a million dollar remodel encompassing guest rooms, high speed internet and renovated conference facilities. The Radisson Gateway will undertake a major renovation beginning in June which will include guest rooms, public space and conference rooms.

The Radisson brand has recently partnered with Select Comfort and their Sleep Number Bed brand. Both the Radisson Seattle Airport and Radisson Gateway will feature these luxurious beds beginning in July 2005, offering guests the flexibility to create their own comfort level and a guaranteed good nights rest. (www.sleepnumber.com) This unique feature will set the Radisson brand and both local hotels apart from the norm and ensure guests will take away a truly memorable experience.

With this new partnership now in place, guests now have a choice at the Seattle-Tacoma airport to experience Radisson genuine hospitality. Together, the Radisson Seattle Airport and Radisson Gateway hotels will open the door to the Pacific Northwest for all travelers.

Richard Boustead, General Manager

Radisson Hotel Seattle Airport

richard.boustead@radisson.com

206-838-1500

Ken Carpenter, Director of Sales

Radisson Hotel Seattle Airport

ken.carpenter@radisson.com

206-838-1517

Mark Behnen, General Manager

Radisson Hotel Gateway Seattle-Tacoma Airport

mark.behnen@radisson.com

206-219-6722

Janet McRoberts, Director of Sales

Radisson Hotel Gateway Seattle-Tacoma Airport

janet.mcroberts@radisson.com

206-219-6729

Radisson Hotels & Resorts, a leading, global hotel company, operates, manages and franchises 435 full-service hotels and resorts in 61 countries worldwide, including more than 102,000 guest rooms. The Radisson Hotel Seattle Airport is located at 17001 Pacific Highway South and can be reached directly at 206-244-6000. The Radisson Hotel Gateway Seattle-Tacoma Airport is located at 18118 International Boulevard and can be reached directly at 206-244-6666.