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Country Inns & Suites By Carlson Opens Hotel Less Than a Mile From the Shreveport Regional Airport

April 17, 2017

Country Inn & Suites

Country Inns & Suites By Carlson , a leading upper midscale hotel brand, today announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Shreveport-Airport, LA. Located at 5020 Hollywood Avenue, the hotel provides convenience to travelers as it less than a mile from the Shreveport Regional Airport. More than $1 million was invested in the hotel to upgrade the lobby, guest rooms, business center and fitness center.

"We are pleased to continue our brands growth in Louisiana with the opening of this hotel," said Jeffrey Freund, senior vice president, Midscale Brands, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. "This hotel's refreshed look coupled with our brand's Be Our Guest service philosophy will make guests feel right at home."

The hotel offers 87 guest rooms and suites. Guests have access to free Wi-Fi, an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center, business center and the brand's signature and complimentary, hot Be Our Guest breakfast served daily on classic dining ware. Guests traveling on business can take advantage of the hotel's business package, which includes special accommodations such as an early check in or late check out.

"We are excited to open our doors under the Country Inns & Suites brand," said Mehul Patel, the hotel's general manager. "Our hotel's warm and welcoming approach to hospitality, along with its convenient location near the airport is guaranteed to satisfy guests."

There is plenty to see and do while staying at the hotel. Guests can enjoy the beautiful landscape at Gardens of the American Rose Center, go shopping at the Louisiana Boardwalk, or visit Gators and Friends Alligator Park and Exotic Zoo. There are also several event venues in the area such as CenturyLink Center and the Shreveport Convention Center.

Country Inns & Suites offers caring, consistent and comfortable hospitality delivered with a touch of home. The distinctive product and service innovations, such as the Be Our Guest employee training program have generated tremendous employee engagement scores and high guest satisfaction. For reservations and more information, visit

About Country Inn & Suites by Radisson

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson is an upper midscale hotel brand, inspired by a sense of belonging, community, and shared experiences. Country Inn & Suites by Radisson creates modern country warmth through inviting design, products, and services, so that all guests feel welcome and important. Signature brand amenities include free Wi-Fi as well as complimentary hot breakfast and access to the fitness center. Guests and professional partners can enhance their experience with Country Inn & Suites by Radisson by participating in Radisson Rewards, a global loyalty program offering exceptional benefits and rewards. 

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson is part of the Radisson Hotel Group Americas portfolio of brands including Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, Radisson Individuals, Radisson Inn & Suites, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson, and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, brought together under the overarching Radisson Hotels Americas name. Radisson Hotel Group Americas represents Radisson Hotels brands in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Latin America. Combined with Radisson Hotel Group, representing Radisson Hotels in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group Americas is one of the world's largest hotel companies with more than 1,500 hotels in operation and under development in 120 countries.

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