Rank no. 500 – Park Inn by Radisson – US
Products & Services: Hotels
Number of Locations: 126
Total Investment: $1.67M – 4.78M
Began Franchising: 1993
About Park Inn by Radisson
Park Inn by Radisson hotels can be found primarily in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, as well as North America. The mid-market hotel brand began franchising in 1993, and was acquired by Carlson Hotels in 2000.
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Total Investment: $1,684,080 – $4,791,260
Franchise Fee: $35,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4.5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 15 years
How This Franchise Supports Franchisees
Training: Available at headquarters: 1 week. At franchisee’s location: 1 week.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,
Franchise Ranking History
Franchise 500®: #500 (2013), #491 (2011), #483 (2010),
America’s Top Global: #121 (2013),
Hotels you can rely on.
Park Inn by Radisson® is a fresh and energetic mid-market hotel brand offering friendly and welcoming hospitality at a competitive price. We focus on what really matters: comfortable beds, spotlessly clean rooms, service with a smile and a hassle-free experience. Our more than 140 hotels across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and North America boast key amenities, colourful and contemporary interiors and innovative restaurants, so guests can enjoy the best experience in town – every time.
Park Inn service philosophies are the cornerstones of our commitment to build one-to-one relationships with our guests. They will ensure that your stay with us is a fabulous one, every time at every Park Inn by Radisson hotel.
Adding Color To Life℠
Experience our warm and friendly Adding Color To Life guest service, designed to make your stay fun, comfortable and uncomplicated. Celebrated by all Park Inn hotels in the Americas, Adding Color to Life is a key part of the signature Park Inn guest experience. This spirit of service is reflected in the positive attitude and professional, attentive approach our staff display every day to make a genuine, memorable difference with each guest.
Yes I Can!SM
Experience the warmth of the unique Park Inn ‘Yes I Can!’ service philosophy, setting us apart from the competition. Adopted across all Park Inn hotels in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, our ‘Yes I Can!’ spirit of service lies at the heart of our interactions with guests giving them our undivided attention and it is reflected in the positive attitude and professional approach our staff displays each and every day delivering a memorable guest experience.
At Park Inn, Yes I Can! is our company’s mission and a way of life which guides us to meet any challenge and identify every opportunity. Whether our guests are in London or St. Petersburg, Muscat or Paris, they are assured consistently excellent service.
J.D. Power Award
Park Inn was ranked highest in guest satisfaction among mid-scale full-service hotels in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2009 European Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study℠. The study results were based on responses from European guests who stayed at a hotel in Europe between May 2009 and September 2009, measuring 17 hotel chains. Visit jdpower.com for more information on this award. Or read more here.
Colourful history of Park Inn by Radisson
2000 – Carlson Hotels acquires the Park Inn brand from Olympus Hospitality Group
2002 – Carlson Hotels signs a master franchise agreement with The Rezidor Hotel Group to develop Park Inn, Country Inns & Suites and Regent hotels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA region)
2003 – Rezidor creates and launches the new Park Inn. The Park Inn journey into EMEA begins with the opening of its first hotel, the 1,012 room Park Inn Berlin Alexanderplatz. Acquisition of 14 hotels in Sweden from the Winn Group.
2005 – Seven hotels in Germany from the Event Hotels group are converted to the Park Inn brand
2006 – The brand expands rapidly throughout EMEA from 0 to 60 hotels in four years and experiences continued growth in Germany, Ireland, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
The first Park Inn hotels open in Russia, a landmark purpose-built hotel in Ekaterinburg
2007 – The brand reaches milestone with over 100 Park Inn hotels in operation and under development in EMEA.
A Park Inn Airbus takes to the skies – a unique partnership with GermanWings sees the airline paint one of their planes in the Park Inn brand colours
2008-2010 – Park Inn builds on its successful growth in EMEA and expands its presence in key countries and emerging markets in the Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, Nigeria, Oman, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Tunisia and UAE. Growth of the mid-scale brand is sparked in the United States
2010 – Park Inn extends its reach globally to expand in key cities in the U.S., Canada and Asia Pacific