Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM welcomes guests 'Home for the Holidays'

Minneapolis | December 4, 2013

Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, a leading upper midscale hotel brand, today announced “Home for the Holidays”, a campaign inviting travelers to choose Country Inns & Suites as their “home away from home” this holiday season. Special offerings and packages will allow guests to create the ultimate holiday travel experience as part of the brand’s ongoing commitment to treat guests like family.

“At this particularly hectic time of year, we are committed to providing a home-like experience for our guests traveling during this holiday season,” said Aurora Toth, vice president, brand marketing, Midscale Brands, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. “Whether you are traveling with family or need some extra space for out of town guests, Country Inns & Suites is your home away from home.”

At participating Country Inns & Suites in the U.S., Canada and Latin America, guests will be invited to enjoy complimentary holiday cookies, hot cocoa, and cider. Additionally, Country Inns & Suites will feature packages that suit seasonal travel needs. Packages are tailored to fit each hotel’s region and may include:

  • Shopping Designed to help guests finish their holiday shopping, this package includes a $25 gift card to a local retailer.
  • Park & Stay – Guests can avoid the stress of holiday travel with this package, which includes complimentary parking and round-trip airport transportation.
  • Romance – Ideal for a romantic New Year’s Eve, this package’s amenities include complimentary wine, champagne, or sparkling cider.

Country Inns & Suites is launching a “Together for the Holidays” social media campaign and sweepstakes.  Beginning December 12, fans can send holiday greeting cards to family and friends. Fans can select from a series of holiday images to customize their postcards. They may also enter to win a chance to reconnect with that person in real life. One lucky fan will win the opportunity to travel and meet their friend or loved one with a three-night stay at Country Inns & Suites and $2,000 for travel.  Visit www.facebook.com/countryinns and Twitter www.twitter.com/countryinns for more holiday fun.

For additional travel tips and information, visit Talk of the Country, the official Country Inns & Suites blog, featuring expert holiday advice from lifestyle expert, celebrity interior designer, and television personality Genevieve Gorder.

Country Inns & Suites offers a caring, consistent, and comfortable hospitality experience with complimentary amenities like high-speed Internet and hot breakfast served on classic diningware all year long. For reservations and more information, visit countryinns.com/holidays.

About Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM
Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM is a leading mid-market brand with over 470 hotels operating throughout the world primarily in the United States, Canada, India and Latin America. The brand’s Be Our Guest service philosophy encourages employees to serve guests with the same kind and caring spirit given to friends when they are being hosted at home. Signature and complimentary brand amenities include high-speed Internet access, hot breakfast served on classic diningware, fitness centers and business centers.

Country Inns & Suites By Carlson is part of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group portfolio of brands which also includes Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Hotel Missoni. For reservations and more information visit, www.countryinns.com or the brand’s newsroom at www.countryinns.newsroom.com.

Contacts:
Staci Graber, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, +1 (763) 212-4252, sgraber@carlsonrezidor.com
Kelsey O’Neill, Wagstaff Worldwide, +1 (312) 943-6900, koneill@wagstaffworldwide.com

 

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