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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.

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.

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.

Franchisees Run Brand, Beat Competition

Roger Bloss, CEO of Vantage Hospitality

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — The founder and CEO of Vantage Hospitality, one of the world’s largest hotel companies, unconventionally says that franchisees run chains better than franchisors. Elected franchisee representatives give the marching orders at the Vantage hotel lines. 

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Franchisees Run Better Chains

Keith Miller, Subway multiunit franchisee

SACRAMENTO — Franchisee Keith Miller argues that franchise chains can outperform the competition when they put owner-operators in charge of national functions like marketing and the supply chain.  Want proof? Then look no further than America’s largest franchise chain by number of stores – Subway.

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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.

Vantage Hospitality Earns Fifth Straight Inclusion on Inc. 500/5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

No other hotel company has been on Inc. 500/5000 list each of last five years