Carlson, a global hospitality and travel company, today announced the further expansion of Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM in the Southern United States. The opening of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Norcross, Ga. marks the brand's growth in the region as part of its Ambition 2015 strategy.

“The brand has established a strong footprint in Georgia with 43 Country Inns & Suites locations,” said Steve Mogck, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Midscale Brands, Carlson Hotels, Americas. “The addition of this hotel is another step forward in our plan to expand the brand by an additional 250 hotels globally by 2015, primarily in the U.S., Canada, India and Mexico.”

Country Inns & Suites offers caring, consistent, comfortable hospitality with a touch of home. The brand offers an expanded complimentary hot breakfast, free high-speed Internet access and weekday newspaper– features especially attractive to business travelers.

“We are thrilled to be joining Country Inns & Suites, Carlson and their family of brands during these exciting times, given Carlson's strengths and momentum. We are confident that the consistency, value and leadership of this brand and the Carlson system will result in a successful future for this hotel,” said Manish Jariwala, owner and general manager of the Country Inn & Suites, Norcross, Ga.  The hotel is owned by Shreemay Hospitality LLC.

The hotel is located 12 miles north of downtown Atlanta. The hotel offers a business center, a fitness center and an outdoor pool. The 51-room hotel also features one-bedroom suites and guest rooms with a microwave and a refrigerator among many other amenities.

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About Carlson
Carlson is a global hospitality and travel company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. Carlson encompasses more than 1,070 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.


About Shreemay Hospitality LLC.
Shreemay Hospitality is a privately held company based in Norcross, Ga. Shreemay Hospitality is a newly established enterprise looking to further build its presence in the Atlanta metro area. Shreemay's mission is to provide its customers “Hearty Hospitality & Homely Comfort”. Shreemay believes in being disciplined in approaching business matters and building long term relationships with its guests as well as business partners.