Carlson Unveils Asia Expansion Plans

27th May 2010 (Last Updated May 27th, 2010 18:30)

US hotel group Carlson Hotels plans to open 75 new hotels as part of its expansion plans in Asia under its Ambition 2015 initiative. The global expansion initiative, to be undertaken over the next five years, will see Carlson's network increase by 50% to 1,500 properties.

US hotel group Carlson Hotels plans to open 75 new hotels as part of its expansion plans in Asia under its Ambition 2015 initiative.

The global expansion initiative, to be undertaken over the next five years, will see Carlson’s network increase by 50% to 1,500 properties.

A total of 18 new properties will be opened this year under the Radisson, Country Inns & Suites by Carlson, Park Inn and Park Plaza brands.

Carlson said it had signed four hotel management agreements in China and has 51 properties in Asia Pacific, according to Agence France-Presse.