Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group launches Radisson Red, Quorvus Collection brands in China

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has announced that it plans to triple its number of hotels in China to over 50 in the next four years. Already, the company has strong representation in key markets and secondary cities in China, including 14 hotels currently in operation and a growing pipeline.

Carlson Rezidor also introduced two new brands: Quorvus Collection, a curated set of luxury hotels; and Radisson Red, an upscale brand for millennial travelers.

Quorvus Collection is an selection of luxury hotels. Current members of the Quorvus Collection include: G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh, The Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, and soon to be added, The May Fair in London.

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Meanwhile, Radisson Red is a hotel concept that is inspired by technology, design, art, music and fashion. Radisson Red offers owners lower construction and operating costs than traditional full-service hotels due to a multi-functional approach to design and efficient space-planning.

Carlson Rezidor signed the first hotel for the brand in late 2014, with Radisson Red Shenyang Hunnan, which is scheduled to open in 2016.

In addition, Carlson Rezidor introduced the Park Inn by Radisson brand to China, with the signing of the 200-room Park Inn by Radisson Libo in the Guizhou province. The hotel is located at the entrance of Xiqikong National Park, close to the Daqikong karst site, which is part of the South China Karst UNESCO World Heritage site. Park Inn by Radisson Libo will be a newly constructed hotel and is owned by Libo Scenic Investment Co Ltd. The hotel is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2016.

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group currently operates the Radisson Blu and Park Plaza brands in China, in key cities such as Beijing and Shanghai, as well as secondary cities including Chongqing, Kashgar, Liuzhou Tianjin and Wuxi with 14 hotels currently in operation and 28 hotels in development. The company also eyes to open in emerging cities including Dalian, Nanjing and Sanya, Shenzhen, Xiamen and Xi'an. 

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