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MINNEAPOLIS (July 1, 2016) – Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, a leading upper-midscale hotel brand, today announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson at Carowinds, in Fort Mill, SC. Located at 3540 Lakemont Boulevard, the hotel offers 80 guest rooms and suites.

“We are thrilled to showcase the latest addition to the Country Inns & Suites portfolio as the brand continues accelerated expansion,” said Jeffrey Freund, senior vice president, Midscale Brands, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. “The hotel’s proximity to Carowinds Amusement Park, Charlotte Convention Center and Charlotte-Douglas International Airport makes it a perfect choice for travelers to the area.”

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson at Carowinds is also within close proximity of downtown Charlotte. The hotel offers guests access to the brand's signature and complimentary amenities including free high-speed Internet, an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center and business center. Guests of the hotel can also begin their day with the brand’s signature and complimentary, hot Be Our Guest breakfast served on classic dining ware.

“We are delighted to open our hotel under the Country Inns & Suites brand,” said Akshar Patel, the hotel’s owner. “The hotel’s ideal location combined with the amenities and welcoming service the brand is known for will help ensure a great guest experience for all.”

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 Inns & Suites By Carlson

Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM is a leading upper midscale hotel brand with over 470 hotels in the United States, Canada, India and Latin America. The brand’s Be Our Guest service philosophy encourages employees to serve guests with the same kind and caring spirit given to friends when they are being hosted at home. Signature brand amenities include free high-speed Internet, complimentary hot breakfast served on classic dining ware, fitness centers, a Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM and business centers.
Country Inns & Suites By Carlson is a part of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, which also includes Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson RED, Park Plaza® and Park Inn® by Radisson. For reservations and more information visit, Connect with Country Inns & Suites By Carlson on social media: @CountryInns on Twitter and

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