Hospitality major Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group hopes to have a network of 170 operating and under development hotels by 2020 in India. It presently has its footprints in over 42 cities across the country.
On its expansion plans, Raj Rana, Chief Executive Officer, South Asia, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, tells Franchise India, “With initial inroads in the north, we are now focusing on Western and Southern parts of the country where we have a number of hotels in the pipeline in cities like Gandhinagar, Mumbai, Coimbatore and Bangalore. By 2020, we envision to have a total of 170 operating and under development hotels in our portfolio."
At present, Carlson Rezidor’s current operational portfolio includes 76 hotels in operation and 42 under development, spread across the country under its brands- Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By Carlson. Its current portfolio is a good mix of franchised and managed hotels.
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