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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

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

America’s Best Franchising Opens Fourth Hotel in China


October 19, 2012    

Vantage Hospitality Enters into Partnership with

 Innovative hotel search engine offers direct booking on Vantage’s brand websites

Vantage Hospitality's CEO on What Fair Franchising Needs

Roger Bloss, CEO of Vantage Hospitality
Vantage Hospitality's CEO Roger Bloss; photo/bmm

ATLANTA — Roger Bloss, CEO and founder of Vantage Hospitality Group, sat down with Blue MauMau during the Asian American Hotel Owners Association's annual conference in Atlanta for a frank discussion on how to give fair franchising practices teeth and the importance of empowering hotel owners to make collective brand decisions.

Hotel Owners to Terminate Choice Hotels

An EconoLodge sign, one of Choice's many hotel brands

ATLANTA — In a turn of events, angry franchisees are terminating a franchisor. The Asian American Hotel Owners Association has informed Choice Hotels that the nefarious franchisor will be stripped of its membership unless long outstanding grievances from franchisees can be resolved within the next 90 days.

Democracy Comes to Franchising

Vantage Hospitality franchisees vote on all major decisions in the chain

America's Best Value Inn moves when franchisees say move

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — Corporate chains have employees, but a franchise chain has an army of entrepreneurs.