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Carlson Companies Inc

Additional Locations

Phone: (763) 212-5400 Fax: (763) 212-8543 View Additional Phone Numbers 701 Carlson Pkwy, Minnetonka, MN 55305 http://www.carlson.com View Additional Web Addresses


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BBB Accreditation

This business is not BBB accredited.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Carlson Companies Inc include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Response to 16 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business


Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

16 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 7 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 2
Billing/Collection Issues 2
Delivery Issues 2
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 1
Problems with Product/Service 9
Total Closed Complaints 16

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Carlson Companies Inc
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: August 01, 1941 Business started: 01/01/1938 Business started locally: 01/01/1938
Business Management
Marilyn Carlson, Chairman & CEO Beth Baumann, Legal Department Jack O'Neil, President - Wagonlit Travel Division
Contact Information
Customer Contact: Beth Baumann, Legal Department
Principal: Marilyn Carlson, Chairman & CEO
Business Category

Motel & Hotel Management Marketing Programs & Services Motel & Hotel Consultants

Alternate Business Names
24K.com All Aboard Travel Caravelle Travel Carlson Companies Carlson Leisure Group Carlson Marketing Worldwide Inc Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Carlson Travel Franchise Group Carlson Travel Group Carlson Vacation & Business Travel Cruise Deals Cruise Specialists Fly4Less Gold Points Corporation Gold Points Reward Network Goldpoints.com Partners in Travel Peppers & Rogers Group Regent Hotel Singlescruise.com Stored Value Solutions - Award Headquarters Travel Plans Specialists
Products & Services

According to information supplied by the company, they offer hotel,travel,cruise,restaurant and marketing services.

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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview


BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.
Details

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.