The partnership

The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group began in 2012 when two great companies joined forces to leverage their significant synergies and go to market to do business together:

Carlson Hotels, a division of Carlson – a vibrant, family-owned, U.S.-based global hospitality and travel company with a strong portfolio of ambitious brands and ambitious goals, and The Rezidor Hotel Group – one of the world's most dynamic, innovative and fastest growing hotel companies; operating and developing the Carlson brands Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Rezidor is a publicly listed company at Stockholm Stock Exchange. The company's legal status and ownership structure remain; Carlson is Rezidor's majority shareholder (50.3%).

Carlson and Rezidor have enjoyed a long, common history of successful growth. And so, the decision to join forces as a strategic partnership and go to market as The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group was a natural, next step in leveraging the strengths of two great companies to create additional value for all stakeholders.