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Country Inns & Suites By Carlson Opens Hotel in Virginia at the Foothills of the Appalachian Mountains

February 16, 2017

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Country Inns & Suites By Carlson , a leading Upper midscale hotel brand, today announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Abingdon, VA. The hotel, located at 940 East Main Street, is at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains with easy access to Interstate 81.

"We are excited to continue building our presence in the Southeast with the opening of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Abingdon, VA," said Jeffrey Freund, senior vice president, Midscale Brands, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. "This hotel reflects our signature Be Our Guest service philosophy, making guests feel at home by delivering comfort and excellent hospitality."

The hotel offers 81 guest rooms and suites. Pet friendly rooms are available upon request. Guests of the hotel have access to free Wi-Fi, an outdoor swimming pool, free parking, a business center and the use of a 24-hour fitness center adjacent to the hotel. The hotel also provides the brand's signature and complimentary, hot Be Our Guest breakfast served daily on classic dining ware.

"We are thrilled to open our doors under the Country Inns and Suites brand," said George Brewer, the hotel's general manager. "Our beautiful location and quality service are guaranteed to provide a memorable experience for our guests."

There is plenty to see and do while staying at the hotel. Guests can hike along the 34-mile Virginia Creeper Trail or catch a show at Barter Theatre, which is one of the longest running professional theater's in the country. The Bristol Caverns and Bristol Motor Speedway are also less than 30 miles from the hotel.

Country Inns & Suites offers a caring, consistent and comfortable hospitality experience delivered with a touch of home, and features particularly attractive for business travelers. 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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