-The Royal Copenhagen by Arne Jacobsen in Denmark was hailed as the world’s first designer hotel.
-Carlson entered the hotel business in the Americas through a 50% interest in the Radisson Downtown Hotel in Minneapolis.
-Carlson Hotels and SAS International Hotels signed a partnership to bring the Radisson brand to Europe.
-Carlson Hotels launched the Country Inns & Suites By Carlson brand.
-SAS International Hotels signed a franchise agreement with Carlson Hotels to manage the Radisson brand in EMEA, which would later become Radisson Blu.
-Carlson Hotels launched the guest loyalty program now known as Radisson Rewards.
-SAS International Hotels became The Rezidor Hotel Group and acquired franchise rights to Regent Hotels & Resorts, Park Inn, and Country Inns & Suites By Carlson..
-Carlson acquired 25% ownership of The Rezidor Hotel Group, solidifying the company’s commitment to global growth.
-Radisson SAS brand name was updated to Radisson Blu.
-Radisson Blu was ranked the largest upscale hotel brand in Europe by MKG Hospitality.
-Park Inn became Park Inn by Radisson.
-Carlson increased its ownership in The Rezidor Hotel Group to 51%, and the two joined forces in a strategic partnership and went to market as Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.
-Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group was named Hotel Group of the Year at Worldwide Hospitality Awards.
-Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group announced a new brand in the luxury segment, Quorvus Collection.
-Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group announced a new brand in the upscale lifestyle select segment, Radisson RED.
-HNA Tourism Group acquired Carlson Hotels, Inc.
-The Rezidor Hotel Group entered the economy segment with a 49% stake in prizeotel.
-HNA Tourism Group Co., Ltd. announced a mandatory public offer to acquire all shares in Rezidor.
-Country Inns & Suites By Carlson became Country Inn & Suites by Radisson.
-Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group became Radisson Hotel Group™.
-A new global brand architecture introduced Radisson in EMEA and launched Radisson Collection.
-Radisson Hotel Group rebrands Club Carlson loyalty program to Radisson Rewards.
-Rezidor Hotel Group AB (publ) was renamed Radisson Hospitality AB (publ) on May 7, 2018.
-Radisson Hospitality, Inc. is majority owned by Jin Jiang International Holdings Co., Ltd., which is ultimately owned by an entity of the government of the People’s Republic of China.
-Radisson Hotel Group launched the Radisson Individuals brand.