Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM signs hotel in New Orleans

Minneapolis | October 22, 2013

Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, a leader in the upper-midscale hotel category and Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group’s home grown brand today announced it has signed a hotel at 2713 N. Causeway Boulevard in Metairie, LA.  

“We are very excited about this addition to our portfolio as we grow the brand in Louisiana,” said Scott Meyer, senior vice president, Midscale Brands, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.  “This is a great location for a Country Inn & Suites, just minutes from the French Quarter and the airport.” 

The hotel has an anticipated opening date of December 31, 2014. The property features 138 guest rooms and suites, a fitness center, business center, outdoor saltwater pool and 1,870-square-feet of meeting space across three rooms.

The hotel will be owned and operated by Primrose Path, LLC of Metairie, LA.

“We are excited to begin a relationship the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group,” said Beth Ables, Primrose Path, LLC. “The outstanding amenities and service culture the Country Inns & Suites brand is known for will make this hotel a great success.”

Country Inns & Suites offers a caring, consistent and comfortable hospitality experience delivered with a touch of home. The brand is known for its complimentary amenities including hot and fresh breakfast served on classic diningware daily, high speed Internet access and property features like fitness centers, business centers and swimming pools.

For reservations and more information, visit www.countryinns.com.

About Country Inns & Suites By Carlson
Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM is a leading upper-midscale brand with over 470 hotels operating throughout North America and India. Country Inns & Suites was founded by the Carlson family in 1987, inspired by the traditional European bed and breakfast and the founding principal that great hospitality means treating guests like family. Guests are welcomed with a batch of warm chocolate chip cookies, a trademark of family-style hospitality. Today, the brand has evolved to a more contemporary vision, yet still embodies the best parts of that founding philosophy, including the cookies. Signature and complimentary brand amenities also include high-speed Internet access, hot breakfast served on classic dining ware, fitness centers and business centers.

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About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups. The portfolio of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group includes more than 1,300 hotels in operation and under development, a global footprint spanning 100 countries and territories and a powerful set of global brands (Radisson Blu, Radisson®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn by Radisson, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM and Hotel Missoni). The group plans to grow the portfolio to nearly 1,500 hotels in operation and under development by 2015. In most of the group’s hotels, guests can benefit from the loyalty program Club CarlsonSM, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the world. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ more than 85,000 people.

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium.

Contacts:
Staci Graber, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, sgraber@carlsonrezidor.com or +1 (763) 212-4252

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