New Delhi: Hospitality major Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group on Monday said it will open 13 new hotels in India by the end of 2013 in different segments.
The hotels will be across the company's four brands -- Country Inns & Suites by Carlson, Radisson Blue, Park Inn by Radisson and Park Plaza, which cater from mid-scale to premium segments.
"We plan to open 13 hotels by the end of 2013. We have already opened 31 hotels in last two years," Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Asia Pacific President Simon C Barlow said.
This is in line with our plans to open 100 hotels in India by 2015, he added.
When asked about the investments Barlow said: "Majority of these hotels will be managed by us. But we are open to investments in India, specially for Park Inn hotels."
The hospitality firm had earlier signed a partnership with Bestech Group, giving it the exclusive rights to develop 49 Park Inn Hotels in north and central India by 2024. In addition, the Carlson Rezidor had agreed to invest Rs 213 crore in first two projects in Gurgaon and Mohali.
The new hotels under different brands will be in Navi Mumbai, Uttarakhand, Bhatinda, Merrut, Gandhidham, Pune, New Delhi, Gurgaon, Mysore, Jaipur, Udaipur, Kolkata and Guwahati.
The company currently has 63 hotels in operation in India.
First Published: Monday, January 14, 2013, 18:41