Carlson opens first Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Illinois

Schaumburg, Ill. | October 4, 2011

Carlson, a global hospitality and travel company, today announced the further expansion of the Park Inn by Radisson brand in North America with the opening of the Park Inn by Radisson Schaumburg, Ill.

 “The opening of the first Park Inn by Radisson in Illinois represents the continued momentum of our Ambition 2015 growth strategy and is aligned with plans to grow Park Inn by Radisson as a winning midscale brand in North America,” said Steve Mogck, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Midscale Brands, Carlson Hotels, Americas.

The brand has grown to more than 118 hotels in operation globally with 61 hotels currently in development. 

“We look forward to offering a bright, bold and fresh, uncomplicated, friendly and fun environment that provides both business and leisure travelers with the affordable hotel experience they desire,” said John Seo of Avenue Hotels Management, LLC, owning company of the Park Inn by Radisson Schaumburg, Ill.

The 200-room hotel features an outdoor pool, a fitness center, a business center and free Wi-Fi access. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available in Ming's Grill & Cuisine, the hotel’s restaurant. The hotel can accommodate events with three meeting rooms and one large ballroom with a 350-person capacity.

The hotel is located 12 miles from Chicago O’Hare International Airport. For reservations and more information, visit www.parkinn.com/hotel-schaumburgil

About Carlson
Carlson is a global hospitality and travel company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. Carlson encompasses 1,067 hotels, including Radisson®, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, Park Inn by Radisson and Park Plaza®; more than 900 T.G.I. Friday’s® restaurants; and a majority stake in Carlson Wagonlit Travel®, the global leader in business travel management. Carlson operates in more than 150 countries and its brands employ about 170,000 people.  http://www.carlson.com

About Avenue Hotels Management, LLC
Avenue Hotels Management is a Chicago area management company that has been successfully operating various hotels, including Radisson, Park Inn by Radisson and Holiday Inn for the last 25 years.

Contacts
Jin Ho Park, General Manager | +1 (847) 221-0623 | jin.park@parkinn.com
Ben Gardeen, Carlson | +1 (763) 212-8129 | bgardeen@carlson.com

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