Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, which operates hotels under Radisson and Country Inn brands, signed seven more hotels in Asia Pacific in the second quarter of 2013. The company also plans to launch eight new hotels in India before the end of the current year.
"These seven new deals place us in good stead as we build our portfolio in Indonesia, grow our presence in China and reinforce our leadership position in India. We are continuing to take the lead in India and expect to open eight more new hotels in India before year end," said Simon C Barlow, president, Asia Pacific, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.
The new deals include Carlson Rezidor launching hotels in India, China and Indonesia. The location of hotels, which will come up in India, include Mumbai, Noida, Kota and Raipur.
Apart from these, by the end of this year, the company will launch eight hotels in India in locations including Mysore, Guwahati, New Delhi, Bhatinda, Meerut, Uttarakhand and Kandla.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the largest hotel chains in the world with more 1,300 hotels in operations and under development in more than 100 countries. The company operates hotels under its brands which include Radisson Blu, Radisson, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson, Country Inns & Suites by CarlsonSM and Hotel Missoni.
It plans to have a portfolio of around 1,500 hotels in operation and under development by 2015.
Carlson is headquartered in Minneapolis in the US and Brussels in Belgium.
(Edited by Joby Puthuparampil Johnson)