Knott’s Berry Farm Pulls the Plug

Radisson Resort Knott’s Berry Farm offers luxurious accommodations, a premier location to the world-famous theme park, is affordable, fun and now … is wireless.

The Radisson Resort Knott’s Berry Farm continues its mission of providing its guests with the best in service and amenities by incorporating Internet connectivity throughout the resort hotel. “The Internet has become a basic component of modern society and the convenience of a wireless connection is just one more amenity we can provide to our guests,” said Stan Glander, general manager of the Knott’s Berry Farm Radisson Resort.

Among the resort’s new accompaniments are:

High-Speed Internet – All 320 guest rooms now have high-speed Internet service. Guests need only to plug in their laptop and they will be surfing the net.

Guest Print – Simple and convenient for guests to use, Guest Print laser print stations allow guests to print from their hotel room without the need to install drivers or make changes to their laptop.

Hotspots – The Radisson Resort has created wireless “hotspots” in their main lobby and restaurant. Additionally, meeting and banquet rooms also have wireless access for business meetings and special events.

Business Center – An unattended, self-serve business center offers hotel guests access to a powerful personal computer loaded with popular Microsoft Office suite of programs, high-speed Internet access, laser printing, faxing, scanning and photocopying. The new business center allows guests to meet their business needs seven days a week.

“The public is relying more and more on available access for their laptops and PDAs while on vacation or business travel,” said Gary Patrick, president of Hotel Wireless Inc., providers of Radisson’s new Internet service. “Business travelers and vacationers alike are appreciative of the fact that they are no longer tied to the phone jacks in their rooms for Internet access.”

In addition to the new Internet facilities the Radisson Resort hotel features guest rooms with crisp, contemporary California resort furnishings and are stocked with amenities ranging from cable TV with pay-per-view movies, WebTV, Nintendo 64, voice mail, individual wall safes, coffeemakers, iron and ironing boards, hair dryers, two phones with voicemail and dataport, and complimentary morning newspaper.

Other special amenities not found at typical, in-city resort destinations include an outdoor pool with spa and children’s waterplay area; fitness center with private lockers, showers, steam room and sauna; two lighted sports courts, kids’ arcade and self-service guest laundry. On-site dining options include the Amber Waves American Restaurant, specializing in All-American family faire. This full-service restaurant features affordably priced down-home favorites including burgers, pizza, pasta, New York steak and a selection of homemade desserts such as Boysenberry Crisp and Hot Apple Pie. A full wine list, full bar, and kids’ menus are also available.

The largest convention facility in the area, the Radisson Resort Knott’s Berry Farm also boasts more than 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space including an 8,400-sq.-ft. Grand Ballroom, a corporate conference room and elegant penthouse reception rooms and salons. Knott’s world-famous catering department, located onsite, stands ready for immediate assistance.

With the proximity of Knott’s Berry Farm Theme Park and Soak City Water Park, business travelers often bring the family along for an impromptu “mini” vacation. Families can choose from several affordable family vacation packages that combine the Radisson luxury with theme park and water park fun. And one of the hotel’s most exclusive – and charming – family features is the 16-room wing of SNOOPY-themed guest rooms where a special Beagle Bedtime tuck-in service is included with every Snoopy room reservation.

Ideally situated near business and family vacation centers, Radisson Resort Knott’s Berry Farm is 10 minutes from Disneyland(R) Resort, 30 minutes from John Wayne/Orange County Airport and 45 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Hollywood sightseeing and the beaches. The Resort is also steps from Buena Park’s Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament, Movieland Wax Museum and Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum. Reservations can be made by calling 800-333-3333 or online at http://www.radisson.com.

Hotel Wireless provides wireless hotspots, in-room wired and wireless services, unattended business centers, and public Internet access kiosks for the hospitality industry. For more information please visit http://www.hotelwirelessinc.com.

Knott’s Berry Farm Theme Park and the Radisson Resort Knott’s Berry Farm are owned and operated by Cedar Fair, L.P., a publicly traded partnership that is listed for trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FUN.” In addition to Knott’s Berry Farm, Cedar Fair owns and operates six other amusement parks and five water parks, and operates an eighth amusement park under management contract.

For media information, please call Knott’s Public Relations at 714-220-5130.

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park

Susan Tierney or Michele Wischmeyer, 714-220-5130

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