Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM announces the signing of two hotels in the South

Minneapolis | December 12, 2013

Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, a leader in the upper-midscale hotel segment and the homegrown brand from Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group today announced it has signed two hotels. The first, located at 1151 South Jefferson Avenue in Cookeville, TN will open on December 31, 2013 and the second, located at 2915 Main Street in Bryant, AR will open at the end of 2014.

“We are very excited about these additions to our portfolio as we grow the brand in the southern region of the U.S.,” said Scott Meyer, senior vice president, Midscale Brands, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. “Continued growth in the south is a key piece of our aggressive growth and development strategy for 2014.” 

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Cookeville, TN will offer 99 guest rooms and suites. Located just outside of Little Rock, Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Bryant, AR will offer 63 guest rooms and suites. Both hotels will feature free high speed Internet access, complimentary weekday newspaper and the brand’s signature hot Be Our Guest breakfast served daily on classic diningware.

Country Inns & Suites provides a caring, consistent and comfortable hospitality experience delivered with a touch of home. For reservations and more information, visit

About Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM
Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM is a leading mid-market brand with over 470 hotels operating throughout the world primarily in the United States, Canada, India and Latin America. The brand’s Be Our Guest service philosophy encourages employees to serve guests with the same kind and caring spirit given to friends when they are being hosted at home. Signature and complimentary brand amenities include high-speed Internet access, hot breakfast served on classic diningware, fitness centers and business centers.

Country Inns & Suites By Carlson is part of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group portfolio of brands which also includes Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Hotel Missoni. For reservations and more information visit, or the brand’s newsroom at

Staci Graber, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, or +1 (763) 212-4252

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