Carlson Hotels Worldwide Brands Honored at 48 Locations by Expedia® Insiders' Select List

Minneapolis, MN | July 09, 2009

Expedia® travelers ranked 48 of Carlson Hotels Worldwide's branded properties among the industry's best hotels on this year's Expedia Insiders' Select list. The list includes Regent® Hotels & Resorts (, Radisson® Hotels & Resorts (, Park Plaza® Hotels & Resorts (, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM ( and Park Inn® ( locations. Expedia formally recognizes individual hotels worldwide that consistently deliver excellent service, a great overall experience and a notable value. The full list represents the top one percent of the hotel properties offered on Expedia.

"Delivering superior service and value is a top priority at our hotel brands," said Jay Witzel, president and chief executive officer of Carlson Hotels Worldwide. "We are pleased that our efforts have been acknowledged by Expedia travelers."

The 48 Carlson Hotels Worldwide locations that are among Expedia Insider's List of 850 reviewed properties and are noted below.

  • 1. The Regent Esplanade Zagreb, Croatia

  • 2. The May Fair (Radisson Edwardian)

  • 3. Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Jersey, United Kingdom

  • 4. Radisson Blu Hotel, St. Gallen, Switzerland

  • 5. Radisson Blu Resort, Arc 1950, les Arcs, France

  • 6. Radisson SAS Resort & Thalasso, Djerba in Tunisia

  • 7. Radisson SAS Hotel Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • 8. Radisson Edwardian, Manchester, United Kingdom

  • 9. Radisson SAS Hotel Tromso, Norway

  • 10. Radisson SAS Scandinavia Hotel, Gothenburg, Sweden

  • 11. Radisson SAS Hotel, Malmo, Sweden

  • 12. Radisson SAS St. Helen's Hotel Dublin, Ireland

  • 13. Radisson SAS Belfast, Northern Ireland

  • 14. Radisson SAS Hotel Berlin, Germany

  • 15. Radisson SAS Hotel, Leipzig, Germany

  • 16. Radisson SAS Resort Trent, Germany

  • 17. Radisson SAS Hotel Wroclaw, Poland

  • 18. Radisson SAS Marina Palace Hotel Turku, Turku, Finland

  • 19. Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens, Melbourne

  • 20. Radisson Plaza Hotel Sydney, Australia

  • 21. Radisson Shanghai New World, China

  • 22. Radisson Resort Fiji Denaru Island, Fji

  • 23. Radisson Royal Bogota Hotel, Colombia

  • 24. Radisson Plaza Santiago Hotel, Chile

  • 25. Radisson Hotel Guatemala City, Guatemala

  • 26. Radisson Hotel San Isidro, Peru

  • 27. Radisson Decapolis Panama City, Panama

  • 28. Radisson Plaza Hotel Minneapolis, Minn.

  • 29. Radisson Fort McDowell Resort & Casino, Scottsdale, Arizona

  • 30. Radisson Hotel Columbia & Conference Center, Columbia, South Carolina

  • 31. Radisson Hotel Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina

  • 32. Park Plaza Beijing Wangfujing, China

  • 33. Park Plaza Sukhumvit Bangkok, Thailand

  • 34. Park Plaza Guragon, Guragon, India

  • 35. Park Plaza Trier, Trier, Germany

  • 36. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Boise West, Idaho

  • 37. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Dayton South, Ohio

  • 38. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Vero Beach I-95, Florida

  • 39. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Omaha Airport, Carter Lake, Iowa

  • 40. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Youngstown West, Ohio

  • 41. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Dover, Delaware

  • 42. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Columbia Airport, South Carolina

  • 43. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Naperville, Illinois

  • 44. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rochester South, New York

  • 45. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Asheville I-240-Tunnel Road, North Carolina

  • 46. Park Inn Bochum, Bochum, Germany

  • 47. Park Inn Kamen/Unna, Germany

  • 48. Park Inn Weimar, Germany

  • Carlson Hotels Worldwide is a leading global hotel company with more than 1,035 locations in 74 countries. Its brands include: Regent® Hotels & Resorts, Radisson® Hotels & Resorts, Park Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM and Park Inn®..Carlson Hotels Worldwide is part of Carlson, a global travel, marketing and hospitality company.

    About Expedia:
    Expedia has collected the insights of more travelers than any other online travel agency in the world. Drawing on Expedia's hundreds of thousands of Traveler Opinions hotel reviews, combined with a value rating and the local market expertise of more than 400 Expedia employees in local markets worldwide, Expedia Insiders' Select%uFFFD is an easy-to-browse list that provides travelers with a powerful way to find the perfect hotel using the trusted insight of other travelers like them. The list showcases the diverse selection of travel destinations and hotel properties. For more information, visit


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