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Dec, 08 2014

Carlson looks at aggressive expansion across India

The hospitality major will be adding 3,000 new rooms under its different brands within next 3-4 years, by creating over 4,500-5,000 new job opportunities.

By Franchise India Bureau
Carlson looks at aggressive expansion across India

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, the globally acclaimed hospitality major which recently entered Guwahati by opening its first five star hotel in the region is planning to add 3,000 new rooms to its portfolio, as per a report in PTI.

The hospitality major will be adding 3,000 new rooms under its different brands within next 3-4 years, by creating over 4,500-5,000 new job opportunities.

"The Carlson Rezidor Group continues to add 7-8 hotels every year to its portfolio and we will continue this rate. At present, we have 27-28 hotels in pipeline and in various stages of completion," Raj Rana, CEO, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group (South Asia) told PTI.

"We will require a good strength of new employees. And we are estimating over 4,500-5,000 new jobs for these upcoming properties,” Rana added.

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group currently has 73 operational hotels across India, offering about 9,000 rooms under various categories and employs around 15,000 people.

The Group operates brands like Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson Red, Park Plaza and Park Inn under Radisson, while Country Inns & Suites under Carlson.

Carlson Rezidor plans to grow its portfolio to nearly 1,500 hotels in operation and under development by 2015.

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