BEIJING AND MINNETONKA, MINN. — HNA Tourism Group Co. Ltd., a Chinese conglomerate with stakes in industries such as aviation and real estate, has entered into an agreement to purchase Carlson Hotels Inc., which owns the Radisson and Country Inns & Suites hotel brands. The purchase price for the Minnetonka-based hotel company and its hotels was undisclosed.
“Carlson Hotels owns a powerful set of global brands and this historic agreement provides tremendous opportunities for growth," says David Berg, CEO of Carlson Hospitality Group. "We look forward to working within HNA Tourism Group, a greatly respected global enterprise, in what will be an exciting new chapter in the history of Carlson Hotels. As part of HNA Tourism Group,..