Radisson

Radisson

Hotels
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Units as of 2020
174 (13 added in 3 years)
8.1%
2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
Initial investment
$10M - $52.3M

Company Overview

The first Radisson Hotel, named after 17th-center French explorer Pierre-Esprit Radisson, was opened in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1909. It was purchased in 1962 by Curt Carlson. Today the chain has locations in over 70 countries around the world. It remains a part of the Carlson hotel group, which also franchises Park Inn by Radisson, Park Plaza and Country Inns & Suites by Carlson.

About Radisson

Industry
Lodging
Related Categories
Hotels & Motels
Founded
1962
Parent Company
Radisson Hotel Group
Leadership
Jim Alderman, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1983 (38 years)
# of employees at HQ
700
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
174 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
701 Carlson Pkwy., #300, MS 4001
Minnetonka, MN 55305

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Radisson franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$75,000
Initial Investment
$9,998,790 - $52,337,635
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
20 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
Varies
Classroom Training
44-62+ hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021
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