Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has signed 25% of all new deals in India during the second quarter of 2013.
The hotel group has announced the signing of seven new hotels under the brand – Radisson Blu, Radisson and Country Inns & Suites by Carlson hotels. The group will also strengthen its presence in gateway cities like Shanghai, as well as emerging cities and leisure destinations such as Noida and Gorai Island in Mumbai, India.
“Carlson Rezidor Asia Pacific closed the second quarter of 2013 on a strong note, especially in the key market of India, where 25% of all the deals signed in Q2 were for Carlson Rezidor hotels according to Horwarth’s Q2 Hotel Deal Signing Report. These seven new deals place us in a 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 lead in India and expect to open eight more new hotels in India before year end,” said Simon C Barlow, president of Asia Pacific at Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.
The group has signed one Radisson Blu and three Country Inns & Suites by Carlson in India. The Radisson Blu Mumbai Essel World will be a 200-key hotel due to open in the fourth quarter of 2014. Country Inns & Suites by Carlson Kota, Rajasthan will open in the second quarter of 2016 with 84 rooms, while Country Inns & Suites by Carlson Raipur, Chhattisgarh will open in the third quarter of 2016, offering 87 rooms. In the third quarter of 2016, the company will also open Country Inns & Suites by Carlson Noida Extension with an inventory of 100 rooms.
Carlson Rezidor is also on track to maintain its momentum in India, with eight hotels slated to open in the next two quarters.The following hotels will open before the end of this year:
– Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Mysore – December
– Radisson Blu Hotel Guwahati – December
– Park Inn by Radisson New Delhi IP Extension – November
– Park Inn by Radisson Gurgaon Bilaspur – November
– Country Inns & Suites by Carlson Bhatinda – September
– Country Inns & Suites by Carlson Merrut – October
– Country Inns & Suites by Carlson Jim Corbett, Uttarakhand – December
– Country Inns & Suites by Carlson Kandla December