News for the Hospitality Executive
The Former Settle Inn Converted to Park Inn Houston
North Hotel & Conference Center
|HOUSTON, Texas (May 13, 2010) – Carlson Hotels, one of
the world’s leading hotel companies, today announced the opening of its
13th Park Inn property in North America and the first of two hotels joining
the brand this month in Texas. The opening of the Park Inn Houston North
Hotel & Conference Center, and a second hotel scheduled to open later
this week in Dallas, are part of Carlson’s Ambition 2015 growth strategy.
“Park Inn, a leading, award-winning mid-scale brand in Europe and the Middle East, has great potential in North America,” said Steve Mogck, executive vice president for Park Inn. “The strong visual identity and contemporary design of the brand provide a fresh approach to the mid-scale segment.”
Internationally the brand has achieved major milestone recognition. In 2009, J.D. Power and Associates rated Park Inn number one in Europe for guest satisfaction in the mid-scale segment. With 107 hotels in operation globally and 59 hotels currently in development, Park Inn provides affordable accommodations that are efficient, uncomplicated, practical and comfortable.
“The conversion to Park Inn was seamless and we are looking forward to providing the best night’s sleep in town for a mid-scale brand,” said Kirk Pfeffer, owner of Park Inn Houston North.
The 100 percent non-smoking hotel features two outdoor heated pools, a fitness center, complimentary breakfast, free Wi-Fi access and American and Tex-Mex dining at Sam Houston’s Grill. The 220-room hotel has 17,000 square feet of meeting space, audio-visual equipment, catering, and a professional meetings and events team.
Conveniently located near the Bush Intercontinental Airport, the hotel offers free daily shuttle service. For reservations and more information, visit www.parkinn.com.
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