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 Nebraska. The opening of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Lincoln Airport, NE marks the brand's growth in the region as part of its Ambition 2015 strategy.

“The brand is making strides in growing its footprint in Nebraska,” 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 hotel offers 110 guestrooms. The property features amenities that include complimentary high-speed Internet, a well-equipped fitness center and a heated seasonal outdoor pool. In addition, a complimentary USA Today newspaper is provided to guest rooms Monday thru Friday and the hotel features a complimentary airport shuttle and on-site parking and is pet friendly.

The hotel is easily accessible from Interstate 80 at the cross street of NW 12th Street and Adams Street, just minutes from Lincoln Municipal Airport.

“We are thrilled to continue our relationship with the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and their family of brands,” said, owner Greg Fay. “We are confident in the consistency, value and leadership of this brand and the Carlson Rezidor system.” Opening the hotel is Dominic Arellano, general manager.

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 diningware 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.

For reservations and more information, visit www.countryinns.com.