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Lexington Opens First Construction Property

CLEVELAND – Lexington by Vantage, a collection of inns, hotels and suites in the midscale to upscale lodging segments, announced on Wednesday the opening of the brand's first new construction property, the Lexington Inn & Suites in Effingham, Illinois.

Vantage Hospitality Issues Unprecedented Bill of Rights for Hotel Franchisees

Vantage Hospitality's franchisees vote for major brand initiatives
Vantage Hospitality's franchisee shows off a voting recorder. Members vote on all major brand initiatives. photo/bmm

LAS VEGAS – In a highly unusual move for the hotel industry, Vantage Hospitality has issued a bill of rights for its 1,200 hotel owning members.

Vantage Hospitality Acquires America’s Best Franchising

Vantage's Roger Bloss and America's Best Franchising Sterling Stoudenmire
Vantage CEO Bloss (left) with ABF CEO Stoudenmire at today’s announcement

CLEVELAND and ATLANTA – Vantage Hospitality Group announced this afternoon that it has entered into an agreement for an undisclosed amount to acquire America's Best Franchising.

Hotel CEO Roger Bloss Finds Soccer Friends in Mumbai Walk

Kids playing soccer in Goa, India
Children playing soccer in India. Photo by Officina del Sorriso 3

In the spirit of the holiday season, Blue MauMau is publishing a story that Roger Bloss of Vantage Hotels told us in an exclusive interview during his company’s annual conference in Las Vegas a year ago.

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Lexington Introduces Prototype Hotel

Lexington by Vantage's new prototype hotel
Lexington new prototype hotel. Artist rendering by Vantage Hospitality

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Lexington by Vantage is introducing a 100-room inn prototype. The company says the design will offer flexibility to build more or fewer guestrooms, depending on the market.

Jameson Brand Expanding into India

Jameson Inns will soon be appearing in India as Atlanta-based America’s Best Franchising Incorporated has signed an agreement with Cygnett Hotels & Resorts, based in Kolkata, to become th

America’s Best Value Inn Wins Best Budget Bed Brand, 2013

America's Best Value Inn
America's Best Value Inn room at Lake Charles, LA

NEW YORK— For this year value is still king when it comes to travel, suggests the 2013 Harris Poll. The online survey measured the perceptions of 38,500 American consumers on more than 1,500 brands across more than 150 categories.

America’s Best Franchising Names New Director of Social Media Marketing

Melanie Treadaway has been named Director of Social Media Marketing for America's Best Franchising

The D Las Vegas Casino Joins Vantage Hospitality

"the D" Casino, Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Vantage Hospitality announced that the D Las Vegas Casino Hotel will become a member of its Lexington Legacy line. The casino hotel will maintain its name and independence while receiving marketing and distribution resources from Vantage.

Americas Best Value Inn Expands Partnership with

(CLEVELAND, March 21, 2013) – Americas Best Value Inn® expanded its partnership with trucker-friendly website today, announcing that all of its 1,000-plus l