Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today announced the launch of the Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM SO GO! (Stay One, Get One) event, enabling travelers to stay one night and earn another. The first 35,000 people to register for SO GO! will be eligible to receive 44,000 bonus Gold Points®, enough for a free night at any Country Inns & Suites hotel worldwide.

“We want to thank our loyal guests around the world and also recognize the one-year anniversary of Club CarlsonSM, our global hotel rewards program,” said Heather Passe, vice president, Marketing, Loyalty and E-commerce. “With SO GO! our guests will earn a free night to use whenever they wish and experience the caring, consistent and comfortable hospitality that Country Inns & Suites is known for.”

Beginning today, travellers can register for SO GO! by going to SOGOCountry.com. The first 35,000 guests to register and stay at least one night at any Country Inns & Suites hotel, now through July 15, 2012, will earn 44,000 bonus Gold Points enough points for a one-night stay at any Country Inns & Suites property. After the 35,000 spots are filled, guests who register for the promotion and complete a one-night stay at any Country Inns & Suites hotel by July 15, 2012, will earn 15,000 bonus Gold Points, enough for a free night at select hotels.

Country Inns & Suites offers caring, consistent, comfortable hospitality with a touch of home, and amenities that are particularly attractive for business travelers. In late 2011, the brand completed rollout of classic diningware and silverware in all of its U.S. hotels to accompany the complimentary, Be Our Guest hot breakfast, which includes menu items that rotate daily. The introduction of classic diningware represents an industry first among major brands within the upper-midscale hotel segment. The brand also offers complimentary high-speed Internet access, weekday papers, a Read It & Return Lending Library? and fitness center access.

For more information about the promotion, as well as complete terms and conditions, visit SOGOCountry.com. Club Carlson is the global hotel rewards program from the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. Guests who are not members can join for free during any stay at a Carlson Rezidor hotel or resort, during registration for the SO GO! (Stay One, Get One), or by visiting ClubCarlson.com. Club Carlson redefines hotel rewards with a collection of superior benefits and offers a faster way to a free night stay at any of the more than 1,000 participating hotels worldwide: Radisson Blu, Radisson®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM.