Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group announced plans to expand its brand in Dubai with the Park Inn by Radisson Residence Dubai Jumeirah Village Triangle.

Scheduled to open in Q2 2017, the new property will bring Carlson Rezidor’s portfolio in Dubai to 14 hotels with around 3,300 rooms in operation and under development.

Rezidor president and CEO Wolfgang M Neumann said: "Dubai remains one of our most important markets in the Middle East. The country will further drive demand for internationally branded hotel rooms and serviced apartments.

The hotel will be a 29-storey construction comprising 261 studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments.

Dining outlets will include an all-day dining, a lobby lounge and a gourmet pantry. An outdoor pool, fitness centre, and a multi-purpose meeting room are also included.

Park Inn by Radisson is Carlson Rezidor’s core brand within the midmarket segment.

Carlson Rezidor portfolio includes more than 1,350 hotels in operation and under development with a footprint spanning 105 countries and territories and a set of global brands including Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson Red, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM.

Image: Carlson to open new Park Inn in Dubai. Photo: courtesy of Carlson Rezidor group.