The Rezidor Hotel Group announces two new Park Inn by Radisson properties in Sweden which are scheduled to open in 2013: Park Inn Lund (190 rooms) and Park Inn Helsingborg (215 rooms). Both hotels are owned by Midroc, and will be operated by the Winn Group under a franchise agreement with Rezidor.With a prime location, within walking distance of the city’s main railway station, the Park Inn Helsingborg will be highly visible and offer great access to the city centre. The Park Inn Lund will also benefit from good accessibility and visibility, located just outside the city centre, next to the ring-road.
Lund is situated in the South of Sweden, just under 20 km Northeast of Malmö. The city has a population of around 110,000. Lund is a regional centre for the high-tech industry with Sony Ericsson, Ericsson Mobile Platforms and other telecommunication companies present. The Ideon Science Park is also a well-known hub for high-tech business. Other companies with corporate headquarters present in Lund include Tetra Pak (paper packaging) and Astra Zeneca (pharmaceuticals). Two of Sweden’s most prominent universities can also be found in Lund: Lund University and the Lund Institute of Technology.
Helsingborg is situated approximately 50 km Northwest of Malmö, on the West coast of Sweden, opposite the Northeastern tip of Denmark. Its population of approximately 128,000 makes the city the 8th largest urban area in Sweden. In addition to the global headquarters of IKEA, other companies with either headquarters or large offices in Helsingborg include Nicorette chewing gum (manufacturing plant) and Ramlösa mineral water. As a coastal city, Helsingborg also boasts a large port area.