Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today announced the further expansion of the Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM brand in Michigan. The opening of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Dearborn, Mich. marks the brand's growth in the region as part of its Ambition 2015 strategy.

“The brand is making great strides in growing its footprint in Michigan,” said Scott Meyer, senior vice president, Midscale Brands, Americas. “The continued growth in this region is another step forward in our plan to expand the brand primarily in the U.S., Canada, India and Mexico.”

The 100-room hotel is located eight miles from Detroit Metropolitan Airport and offers complimentary airport van shuttle service.  Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed Internet, a well-equipped fitness center, meeting facilities to accommodate up to 75 people, and a heated indoor pool. Close to downtown Dearborn, and minutes from the Ford Motor Company, Henry Ford Museum, The Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Detroit Zoo, Joe Louis Arena and Cobo Center.

“We are thrilled to begin our relationship with the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and their family of brands,” said Martin Yousif, Dearborn Hospitality Hotels, LLC. “We are confident in the consistency, value and leadership of this brand and the Carlson Rezidor system.”

Opening the hotel is general manager, Kenny Kassed.

Country Inns & Suites offers a caring, consistent, comfortable hospitality experience delivered with a touch of home, and features particularly attractive for business travelers. The brand offers a complimentary, hot, breakfast served on classic dining ware daily. The distinctive product and service innovations, such as the Be Our Guest employee training program have generated tremendous employee engagement scores and high guest satisfaction.

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