Carlson Hotels Worldwide – Asia Pacific launches the Portuguse-themed Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Goa
Friday, 14 March 2008: Carlson Hotels Worldwide – Asia Pacific, one of the world’s largest privately owned hotel companies announces the opening of the Portuguese-themed Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Goa on the western coast of India.
Owned by multinational conglomerate Phoenix Group Global, the 106-room resort off Goa’s Benaulim Beach is approximately 35 minutes from Dabolim Airport. The resort has two impressive banquet halls with the latest audio visual equipment and business support services.
“India is one of our major growth markets and Carlson currently has 24 hotels under four of its brands throughout the country,” said Martin Rinck, President & Managing Director, Carlson Hotels Worldwide – Asia Pacific. “We have acquired a good understanding of the Indian market and are confident that the strategic location, innovative design and range of facilities at this hotel will make it an excellent choice for both leisure and conference guests.”
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Goa also has a 24-hour coffee house, a speciality seafood grill restaurant, a modern health club and spa, children’s play area and daily activities for guests.
Priti Chand – Director PR & Communications, Phoenix Group Global said, “Phoenix Group Global has always represented high standards in quality, service and ambience and we strive to excel. With the launch of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Goa, we are offering the discerning traveller an opportunity to experience the real Goa. The rooms and suites are built around courtyards, conveying the feeling of a private house complete with gardens, patios and pergolas.”
Carlson is currently the largest international hotel group in India with 24 hotels and resorts in operation and another 35 hotels under development.