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Country Inns & Suites by CarlsonSM celebrates 25th anniversary

Country Inns & Suites by CarlsonSM celebrates 25th anniversary

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today announced that Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM is celebrating 25 years by partnering with its global hotel rewards program, Club CarlsonSM to reward guests with 25,000 bonus Gold Points® as part of the 25 for 25 event.

Now through October 14, 2012, guests who register and stay two or more consecutive nights with the 25 for 25 event rate will receive 25,000 bonus Gold Points. Gold Points can be redeemed for stays at Carlson Rezidor Hotels prepaid cards, retail gift cards and more.  Guests can register and book their stay by visiting

“Having had the opportunity to open the very first Country Inns & Suites location, it’s exciting to see how the brand has evolved into an industry leader,” said Scott Meyer, vice president, Midscale Brands, Americas. “With 25,000 bonus Gold Points guests can take advantage of a variety of rewards including gift cards from popular retailers.”

Country Inns & Suites first opened in Burnsville, MN in September 1987. Over the past 25 years, Country Inns & Suites has grown into a leading upper midscale brand with more than 480 properties worldwide and growing, visit

Country Inns & Suites leads the industry by continually introducing innovative services and amenities to meet the needs of its guests. In late 2011, the brand completed rollout of classic diningware and silverware in all of its hotels in the U.S. to accompany its complimentary Be Our Guest hot breakfast. The introduction of classic diningware represents an industry first among major brands within the midscale hotel segment. The brand also offers free high-speed Internet access,  weekday newspapers and fitness center access at hotels throughout the Americas.