The Rezidor Hotel Group that owns and operates Carlson hotel brands in Europe, Middle East, and Africa is a publicly listed company in the Stockholm stock exchange. The Carlson owns bit more than half of the shares of the Rezidor.
Edited: The requirement has changed to 200 shares
There is a nice shareholder benefit, if you own any number of Rezidor shares. You will get a complimentary Club Carlson Gold status.
As a Gold Elite member, you will get the following benefits:
- 50% bonus Gold Points® on top of what you would normally earn
- A guaranteed room availability with bookings up to 72 hours in advance
- A 15% discount at our all-day dining restaurants
- Weekend Extend offer: up to 2 weekend nights free when staying during the week
- Early check-in and late check-out
- Welcome present in your room upon arrival
So, use your any of the online brokerages that can sell stocks listed in Stockholm and buy few Rezidor shares. Then email Investorrelations@Rezidor.com, who will update your Club Carlson account to Gold status.