Portfolio of Brands in April, 2006
|MINNEAPOLIS (June 6, 2006) ---- Carlson Hotels Worldwide today announced
that it has added 12 locations to its global portfolio of brands in April.
These include a Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts hotel in Germany; four
Radisson Hotels & Resorts® properties in the U.S.; four Country
Inns & Suites By Carlsonsm hotels in the U.S.; one new Park Plaza®
Hotels & Resorts in the U.S.; and two Park Inn® properties in Austria
and the U.K. The new additions bring Carlson's global portfolio to 932
hotels with 147,097 rooms in 70 countries. Carlson hotel brands also include
Regent International Hotels.
At this point of the second quarter, our company's development numbers are exceeding our expectations as we continue to open hotels in key business and leisure travel markets throughout the U.S. and around the world," said Sam Winterbottom, executive vice president of Development. "I am pleased with the progress our global development team continues to make, and anticipate that our momentum will continue as we approach the mid-way point of the year."
Country Inns & Suites By Carlson
Radisson SAS/Radisson Hotels & Resorts
New Park Inn hotels in Europe and the U.K. bring the brand's global inventory counts to 82 hotels and 11,159 guestrooms. The first new property to join the brand in April is the 136-room Park Inn Uno City in Vienna, Austria. This hotel is located on the banks of the Danube next to the city's convention center and the United Nations' complex. The other new hotel, the Park Inn York in England, features 200 guestrooms and is nestled in the heart of the city on the River Ouse. Both of these properties were added by Carlson's European partner, Rezidor SAS Hospitality.
Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts
Carlson Hotels Worldwide is one of the major operating groups of Carlson
Companies, a global leader in providing corporate solutions and consumer
services in the marketing, travel and hospitality industries. Other
names among the Carlson family of brands and services are: Radisson Seven
Seas Cruises, Carlson Marketing Group, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Results
Travel, Cruise Holidays, T.G.I. Friday's and Pick Up Stix restaurants.
The company has been recognized by both Fortune and Working Mother magazines
as one of the "100 best places to work for in America," Carlson Companies'
corporate headquarters are in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
|Also See:||Carlson Hotels Worldwide Adds 110 Hotels to its Five-brand, Global Portfolio in 2005; Systemwide Revenues Reaches USD$6 Billion / January 2006|
|Carlson Hotels Worldwide Adds Seven New Hotels to its Brands in March, 2006 / April 2006|