Carlson's Ambition 2015 at Full Speed

Hubert Joly, President and CEO of Carlson Hotels has revealed that Carlson Hotels will be opening 75 Radisson, Country Inns & Suites by Carlson, Park Inn and Park Plaza hotels in the Asia-Pacific region by 2013.

The company has also signed four new hotel management agreements in China, including the Radisson Hotel Chonqing Sapingba, Radisson Hotel Wuxi Hi-Tech Zone and Radisson Plaza Resort Huizhou, all of which will open in 2012. The Park Plaza Chegdu South is expected to open at the end of this year.

These new properties all fall under Carlson's Ambition 2015 strategy, which has set out to incorporate over 1,500 hotels in the portfolio by 2015.

By the end of 2010 the company plans to open 18 properties in the Asia Pacific region, nine of which will be Radisson hotels.

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