Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, was presented the ‘Best Business-Friendly Hotel Chain Award’ for its India operations at the recent Today’s Traveller Awards 2017. The award reinforces the group’s well-established leadership position in India and comes on the heels of the group’s rapid growth and expansion plans in the market.
“I am honored to receive this award on behalf of my team. This recognition is a testimony to our service standards and amenities that ensure our guests have a productive stay. Our employees are committed to upholding 100% satisfaction guarantee and our hotels are designed to be business-friendly to deliver a superior experience aided by technology and connectivity,” said Raj Rana, chief executive officer, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, South Asia.
Celebrating excellence in performance in the travel industry, the high-profile awards event was attended by several industry leaders and dignitaries. Winners of the award are determined by multiple parameters with strict evaluation processes.
In addition to the Group’s award, its hotel portfolio in India also earned top honors across various categories at Today’s Traveller Awards 2017:
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group currently has 140 hotels in operation and under development across 60 cities, including 16 state capitals in India. The company plans to increase its India portfolio to over 170 hotels by 2020 by increasing its presence in state capitals and accelerating its growth in emerging secondary and tertiary cities.
Over the last 15 years, the hotel group has built a strong brand portfolio in India that includes six global brands – Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson RED, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. The brand portfolio ranges from upper upscale to upper mid-scale contemporary brands that offer a powerful set of differentiators, designed to delight guests. Through concepts like ‘Experience Meetings’, ‘Meetings SuccessSM’, ‘Events & Games Studios’ and ‘Smart Meetings & Events’, Carlson Rezidor’s brands are fully equipped to deliver mindful meetings, themed events, or just provide an original space to think and spark ideas. The brands are consistent in offering a host of business-friendly amenities such as meeting spaces, business lounges, complimentary wireless, fitness centers and others to suit the needs of the modern-day business traveler.