CARLSON Rezidor Hotel Group is expanding its India foothold with seven new properties under the Radisson Blu, Radisson and Country Inns & Suites by CarlsonSM brands.
Slated to open first in 4Q2016 is the 89-key Radisson Srinagar located within 2km of the main commercial and retail hubs of Srinagar city. Facilities and attractions nearby include golf courses, Dal Lake, Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Center and Asia's largest tulip garden.
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Jammu is scheduled to open next in 3Q2017 in Gandhi Nagar. The 55-room hotel will be close to Jammu Airport and Jammu Railway Station.
Following that, in 3Q2018, Radisson Pahalgam Golf View Resort will open with 118 rooms. Located approximately 7,200 feet above sea level in Pahalgam, the resort will offer direct access to the Pahalgam Golf Course.
Meanwhile, 100-room Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Sonamarg will be built close to the scenic Himalayan glaciers and trekking routes in Sonamarg. Accessible by the Srinagar-Ladakh highway, the new hotel is expected to open in 4Q2018.
The opening of the 80-key Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Gulmarg and 225-key Radisson Blu Srinagar will take place in 1Q2020 and 2Q2020 respectively. Radisson Blu Srinagar is located near Dal Lake and approximately 10km away from Srinagar Airport.
The seventh property, Radisson Blu Resort Tangmarg with 150 rooms, is slated to open in 4Q2021. It will be sited within a 25-acre site in the Himalayan mountains.
Currently, Carlson Rezidor has close to 120 hotels in operation and under development across 45 Indian cities. The group is expecting an increase to more than 170 hotels in operation and in the pipeline in India by 2020.