MINNEAPOLIS—Country Inns and Suites By Carlson announced it has signed two hotels. The first, located in Cookeville, Tenn., will open on December 31 and the second, located in Bryant, Ark., will open at the end of 2014.
“We are very excited about these additions to our portfolio as we grow the brand in the southern region of the U.S.,” said Scott Meyer, senior vice president, Midscale Brands, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. “Continued growth in the South is a key piece of our aggressive growth and development strategy for 2014.”
The hotel in Cookeville will offer 99 guestrooms and suites, while the property in Bryant will offer 63 guestrooms and suites. Both hotels will feature free high speed Internet access, complimentary weekday newspaper and the brand’s signature hot Be Our Guest breakfast served daily.