Carlson adds eight in August

Carlson Hotels Worldwide has
announced that the company has added eight new locations to its global
portfolio of brands in August.These include one Radisson Hotels &
Resorts(R) property in India; one Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts location in
Ireland; five Country Inns & Suites By Carlson hotels and one Park
Inn hotel in the United States. These additions bring Carlson’s global
portfolio to 938 hotels with more than 145,500 rooms in 70 countries.
Carlson hotel brands also include Regent International Hotels and Park
Plaza Hotels & Resorts.
  “As 2006 continues to unfold, our brands’ development efforts are
accelerating,” said Sam Winterbottom, executive vice president of
Development, Carlson Hotels Worldwide. “Our teams continue to open hotels
offering quality guest experiences in prime business and leisure locations
throughout the world. It’s been a successful year so far, with every
indication that we will finish 2006 with strong momentum and a substantial
pipeline for sustained future growth.”
                  Radisson Hotels & Resorts
  Carlson Hotels Asia Pacific developed the latest addition to the
Radisson Hotels & Resorts’ portfolio. This property, the Radisson Jass
Hotel Khajuraho in India, consists of 86 guestrooms and four suites and is
located approximately half a mile from the city’s center. Khajuraho is an
ancient temple city in central India famous for its carved stone temples.
This hotel is owned by Bhagwan Dass Khanna Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.
                Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts
  The elegant Radisson SAS Farnham Estate Hotel-Cavan in County Cavan,
Ireland, is a unique hotel set on a historic 13th-Century estate
approximately an hour-and-a-half drive from Dublin. The hotel’s 158
guestrooms overlook 1,300 sprawling acres, and are designed to reflect the
estate’s unique heritage. To date, Radisson’s global portfolio includes 406
hotels with 92,154 guestrooms.
                Country Inns & Suites By Carlson
  With the addition of five new Country Inns & Suites By Carlson hotels
in August, the brand currently consists of more than 400 hotels and nearly
32,000 guestrooms.
  All of the new properties are located in the U.S., and include the
64-room Country Inn & Suites By Carlson in Newnan, Ga.; the 149-room
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Atlanta-North West at Windy Hill Road in
Atlanta, Ga.; the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson-Clinton in Tennessee,
with 63 guestrooms and is owned by Sachchidanand Hospitality, Inc.; the
64-room Country Inn & Suites By Carlson in Harrisonburg, Va.; and the
78-room Country Inn & Suites By Carlson-Woodbridge in Avenel, N.J., owned
by Rose Hotel, Inc. All of the new hotels feature traditional brand design
elements, including hard wood floors and a fireplace in the grand lobby.
                        Park Inn
  The new Park Inn hotel in Milpitas, Calif., brings the brand’s global
inventory counts to 83 hotels and 11,340 guestrooms. The 53-room hotel,
owned by Milpitas Comfort Inn, LLC, is centrally located in the heart of
Silicon Valley, minutes from the San Jose International Airport,
Paramount’s Great America, Santa Clara and the San Jose Convention Centers.