Club Carlson to expand in Indonesia

According to this press release Club Carlson is going to Indonesia – big time!

The strategic partnership will see the development of 20 Radisson and Park Inn by Radisson hotels within seven years in attractive tourist destinations and top tier cities including Jakarta, Bali, Surabaya and Yogyakarta, as well as emerging cities such as Manado, Makassar, Palembang and Medan.

Four hotel deals signed in Indonesia to date

Radisson Bali Uluwatu – a 125-key hotel in Uluwatu, south-western Bali, which is famous for its coastlines. Situated on a cliff facing the Indian Ocean, the hotel will offer panoramic views. It is within easy reach of Kuta and Legian, as well as Pura Luhur Uluwatu, Garuda Wisnu Kencana cultural park, the New Kuta Golf Course and Bali's recently upgraded Ngurah Rai International Airport. Bali is one of the world's leading resort destinations and Indonesia's top tourist destination. Radisson Bali Uluwatu will open in the third quarter of 2016.

Park Inn by Radisson Lampung – a 200-key hotel in Bandar Lampung, Indonesia's 14th largest city. The hotel is part of a mixed-use development, with retail, entertainment and food and beverage outlets. The hotel is close to Bagas Raya Convention Hall, Sumpah Permuda Stadium and Sukarama Golf Course. It is half an hour's drive from Radin Inten II Bandar Lampung Airport, which is currently undergoing upgrading works that will transform it from a domestic to international airport. Park Inn by Radisson Lampung is expected to open in the second quarter of 2016.

Radisson Batam – a 222-key hotel located on the island of Batam, which is half an hour by ferry from Singapore. The hotel will be part of the 220-ha Bukit Indah Sukajadi mixed use development, which includes a golf course as well as residential, office and retail spaces. The hotel is close to Nagoya town and the offices of Batam Center and Muka Kuning Batamindo industrial park. Hang Nadim International Airport and Batam Ferry Terminal are also nearby. Radisson Batam is expected to open in the second half of 2015.

Park Inn by Radisson Makassar – a 256-key hotel located in Makassar, Indonesia's tenth largest city. Park Inn by Radisson Makassar is situated within a 1,000-ha development, zoned for offices, hotels, residential units, sports facilities and hospitals. The hotel is close to the city center of Tanjung Bunga, the Celebes Convention Center, Makassar Exhibition Center; Trans Studio indoor theme park, , Makassar International Airport and the sea port, which is being expanded. Park Inn by Radisson Makassar is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2015.

As of now Club Carlson has no properties in the country at all. It's gonna be interesting!