Carlson to Open 19 Properties in India

Carlson is expanding its empire in India with the opening of 19 additional hotels by the end of this year across its four brands, including Radisson, Country Inns & Suites by Carlson, Park Inn and Park Plaza.

In a release, Hubert Joly, Carlson president, stated that the company plans to open over 100 hotels across the country by 2015, as part of Carlson's Ambition 2015 strategy, which will grow the portfolio by at least 50 percent.

These new openings will up the number of Carlson properties in India to over 50.