Carlson added 15 in two months

Carlson Hotels Worldwide has announced
that the company has added 15 new locations to its global portfolio of
brands in June and July.These include two Radisson Hotels & Resorts
hotels in New York City and New Jersey; two Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts
properties in Tunisia and Switzerland; eight Country Inns & Suites By
Carlson hotels throughout the U.S., plus one in Canada; one Park
Plaza(R) Hotels & Resorts property in New Mexico; and one Park Inn by
Rezidor SAS in Europe. These additions bring Carlson’s global portfolio to
933 hotels with over 145,000 rooms in 71 countries. Carlson hotel brands
also include Regent International Hotels.
  “I am delighted with the progress Carlson’s global development team has
made during the first half of 2006,” said Sam Winterbottom, executive vice
president of Development for Carlson Hotels Worldwide. “Our global team
remains absolutely focused on one of our key business objectives—
bringing high-quality hotels located in major global business and leisure
markets into our system and brands. The addition of the new Radisson hotel
in Midtown Manhattan, for example, is evidence that Carlson continues to
invest its resources and capital in the development of hotels where its
customers travel most.”