About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel companies. It has a fantastic portfolio of 1,319 hotels in operation and under development, a global footprint covering 81 countries and territories and a powerful set of global brands: Radisson Blu, Radisson, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson, Country Inns & Suites By Carlson and Hotel Missoni.
With our long, successful history in global hospitality, the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has a rich expertise across all key segments, all business models, plus a strong and expanding revenue generation capability. Our 80,000 inspiring people collectively deliver system-wide revenues of USD 7 billion. We aspire to be the number one hospitality company to work for and invest with. And we intend to grow the number of hotels in operation by at least 50 percent - reaching more than 1,500 hotels in operation by 2015.
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The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group began in 2012 when two great companies joined forces to leverage their significant synergies and go to market to do business together:
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is co-led by Trudy Rautio, President & CEO of Carlson, and Wolfgang M. Neumann, President & CEO of the Rezidor Hotel Group. It is governed by a global steering committee, which included the Group's regional leaders and global functions.
The impressive size of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group's worldwide footprint unlocks significant value creation opportunities related to:
The goals of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group partnership are to:
Through a number of concrete revenue generation initiatives, the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group aims to generate more than MUSD 400 in additional revenue and a RevPAR Index increase of more than nine points by 2015. These initiatives include:
A global steering committee has been established to oversee the value creation areas and the development of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. It is co-chaired by Trudy Rautio, president and chief executive officer of Carlson, and Wolfgang M. Neumann, president and chief executive officer of Rezidor.
The chosen logo of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group symbolises several key elements of the company: the combination of the Carlson name and the Rezidor name highlights the partnering nature of the relationship; and the Carlson symbol on top of the logo represents important values such as relationships, heritage, innovation and service.
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has ambitious goals: to be the number one hotel company to work for and invest with, and to have segment leading, global brands. We intend to grow the company's hotel portfolio by at least 50 percent, reaching at least 1,500 hotels in operation by 2015.
Underpinning these key principles, the group will also maintain a strong focus on the four priority growth initiatives:
These will be achieved by:
Rezidor, as a publicly listed company, is leveraging the relationship with its main shareholder, Carlson. The partnership with Carlson can help Rezidor capture revenue generation and purchasing opportunities, in support of its Route 2015 plan. Carlson has invested significantly in the last few years in revenue generation capabilities, especially in the areas of the web, its industry leading loyalty program Club Carlson, global sales capabilities, relationship with key intermediaries (especially Carlson Wagonlit Travel) and revenue optimization tools. These investments can and will be leveraged by Rezidor.Rezidor's 2015 Strategy