Carlson, a privately held, global hospitality and travel company, today announced the further expansion of the Park Inn brand in North America with the opening of the Park Inn Harrisburg West, Pa.

“The opening of the first Park Inn in Pennsylvania represents the continued momentum of our Ambition 2015 growth strategy and is aligned with plans to grow Park Inn as a winning midscale brand in North America,” said Steve Mogck, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Park Inn, Americas.

The brand has grown to more than 110 hotels in operation globally with 50 hotels currently in development.  Park Inn provides affordable accommodations that are efficient, uncomplicated, practical and comfortable.

“The conversion to Park Inn was seamless and we look forward to providing our Adding Color To Life guest service, designed to make our guests' stay fun, comfortable and uncomplicated,” said Dan Richardson, general manager of the Park Inn Harrisburg West, Pa.

The 219-room hotel features an indoor and outdoor pool, a fitness center, a business center and free Wi-Fi access. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available in Legends Sports Bar and Grille, the hotel's restaurant. The West Shore Hardware Bar and the Carlisle Pike Saloon are also located in the hotel and offer alternative dining options. The hotel can accommodate large events with 15,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space.

Conveniently located off of I-81, the hotel is 15 miles from Harrisburg International Airport. For reservations and more information, visit

About Carlson

Carlson is a privately held, 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®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 150,000 people.