Carlson Hotels has revealed its year-end 2009 results, which include the addition of a total of 92 properties under its five brands worldwide and systemwide sales of US$5.8b.Carlson Hotels also signed 66 new properties adding to its contracted pipeline of 249 properties.
Carlson Hotels added 37 Radisson properties to its portfolio in 2009, including 10 in the Americas, five in Asia Pacific and 22 in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Key additions have included major resorts, as well as properties in key city centers and airports around the world.
In addition, Carlson signed 13 new Country Inn and Suites properties, bringing the contracted pipeline of the brand’s properties to 80.
Carlson opened 16 Park Inn properties in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Carlson also opened 14 new Park Plazas, with a mammoth 1,019 bedroomed property to open near Westminster Bridge in London next month. The hotel cost £350m to build.