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GF Management - Project #1

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Welcome. Let's
Explore
the Hospitality Industry

IHG - Started in 1777 as a brewery by William Bass in the United Kingdom. In 2003, it turns in IHG.
Hilton Worldwide- Started by Conrad Hilton in 1919 in Cisco, Texas
Marriott International - Began with an A&W root beer stand. J. Willard Marriott and Alice Marriott turned the business into a hotel business in 1927 in Washington, DC.
Wyndham Hotel Group - Started in 1981 in Dallas, Texas
Choice Hotels International - Started in 1939 in Florida by seven southern hoteliers
Accor - Started in Lille Lesquin, France in 1967
Starwood Hotels & Resorts - Started in Chicago, Illinois in 1991.
Home Inns - Started in 2002 in China
Best Western - Founded by M.K. Guertin & started in 1948 in California
Carlson Company - Founded by Curtis L. Carlson in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1938.
The Rezidor Hotel Group - Began in 1960 in Copenhagen.
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group - Began in 2012. Two big companies who joined forces to do business together
Luxury Hotels
Vacation Ownership Hotels
Full Serviced Hotels
Focused Service Hotels
Luxury Hotels
Lifestlye / Collection
Signature
Select Service
Extended Stay
Destination Entertainment
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International Brands
Regional Brands
The Intercontinental Hotels and Resorts are one of the first International groups in the world to provide destination specific concierge website and videos. This chain is known for the one outstanding amenity they provide; a inspiring recipes from around the world through the Intercontinental Kitchen cookbook ipad app. How many hotel companies have a app for different recipes they use around the world to cater to the destination!
This brand is an upscale brand that is designed specifically for Chinese travelers. The brand was created by IHG’s China team. HUALUXE provides its guests an international stature defined with Chinese characteristics. HUA means majestic and LUXE represents luxury.
Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts offers an upscale premium accommodation for business and leisure travelers who want elegance to its simplest form. However, still offering the latest features all for its money’s worth. Amenities offered are 24-hour business service, wireless high speed internet in the lobby, a fitness center and leisure facilities.
Even Hotels are designed to give travellers the options they're looking for - to eat better, work out more, sleep a little tighter and work more efficiently. The rooms feature modern guest rooms with space to work and work out, healthy-minded food and beverage options, free filtered drinking water, best-in-class gyms, in-room workout options and group exercise activities. This brand is for the business and leisure travellers who like and want the healthy and active lifestyle while living at a hotel.
Hotel Indigo is an upscale boutique brand that invites a remarkable guest experience of the local community. Hotel Indigo gives guests the confidence to step out and explore the local neighbourhood. Each Hotel Indigo property is unique and designed to reflect the local culture, character and geography of the surrounding area while brand hallmarks ensure consistent and reliable service from location to location.
Holiday Inn serves today's business and leisure travellers with amazing amenities such as dependability, modern facilities and a friendly experience at a great value. Since 1952, Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts have provided these services to business travellers, while also offering leisure travellers a comfortable, casual atmosphere where they can relax and enjoy amenities such as restaurants, room service, swimming pools, fitness centres and comfortable lounges.
Holiday Inn Express offers competitive rates for both business and leisure travellers. All hotels are limited serviced and feature complimentary breakfast, free Wi-Fi and give you an option to choose your own pillow. This brand is one of the fastest growing hotel brands in the industry, opening on average two hotels a week.
Holiday Inn Club Vacations provides a resort-style vacation experience on top of leisure destinations across the country. Choose between spacious villa accommodations and family-friendly amenities while you venture out to explore world-class attractions, mountain adventure, championship golf, beachside serenity - whatever a great getaway means to you.
The Staybridge Suites® brand is an innovative all-suite hotel brand designed to meet the needs of upscale extended stay guests. It is ideal for travellers seeking a residential-style hotel that is perfect for business, relocation and vacations. There are three suite types (deluxe studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom/two-bath suites). All rooms feature a fully equipped kitchens, free wireless access anywhere, separate living and sleeping areas. Guests can enjoy home-like surroundings and amenities throughout the hotel including; The Social evening reception, daily complimentary hot breakfast buffet, 24-hour business center and complimentary Fitness Room and Laundry Room.
Candlewood Suites® brand is focused on comfort, space and value. Rooms can found as spacious studio or one-bedroom suites each with their own fully equipped kitchen, large workspace, overstuffed recliner, VCR and/or DVD and CD player, complimentary high-speed internet access and telephones with voicemail and free local calls. The complimentary fitness center and guest laundry are open around the clock, and the Candlewood Cupboard® is open 24 hours for snacks, refreshments, entrées and other necessities. Candlewood Suites hotels offer guests all of this at a very comfortable price.

The Waldorf Astoria simply Extraordinary in Extraordinary places, in a singular experience! Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts reflect the culture and history of their extraordinary locations. While doing so, they as well express Waldorf Astoria's rich legacy. Each hotel and resort offers guests world-class style, unparalleled service, and the exquisite accommodations that define luxury. They offer amenities such as - 24/7 fitness center, spas, skiing, golf courses, 24 hour room service and much more.

A define unique aspect of this brand is that it has a magazine of its own. The Waldorf Astoria Magazine is combined with inspiring stories with the latest travel, style, art and design. The magazine has dining options, attractions, and destinations all for their guests to experience for when they chose Waldorf Astoria.
A place that feels like it was made for you. Because it was. At Conrad Hotels & Resorts, they have a unique definition of luxury. It starts with the individual guest. They offer guests one-of-a-kind experiences with sophisticated, with locally inspired surroundings. It is the destination of a new generation for whom life, business and pleasure seamlessly intersect.

This brand also has its own magazine. Conrad Magazine gives the insides of the local travelling, art, food, nightlife and the cultural experience that makes travelling so amazing.

One great amenity they offer is the new Conrad Concierge App which allows the guest to customize their stay on site or before arrival such as request services and customizing stay onsite and even before arrival.
Hilton Grand Vacations is an innovative, flexible, global club program that sets the stage for a lifetime of unforgettable travels. From residential-style resort accommodations to exclusive travel advantages, Hilton Grand Vacations offers unparalleled Club membership privileges.
Hilton Garden Inn™ is the award-winning, upscale, yet affordable, hotel brand. They continually strive to ensure today's busy travelers have everything they need to be the most productive on the road, no matter the occasion. With high levels of service and amenities usually only found in pricier hotels. Complimentary 24/7 business center, complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary fitness center featuring premium cardio and weight training equipment, indoor or outdoor swimming pool & whirlpool at most locations.
Homewood Suites by Hilton sets the standard in upscale, extended stay. By offering home-like comforts and quality bundled services. Spacious one- and two-bedroom suites plus deluxe studio suites, all with full kitchens, allow travelers to spread out and stay productive when on the road. Every suite includes bundled services like hot breakfast, dinner, and select drinks Monday-Thursday, plus high-speed Internet, workout rooms, and business centers - all with a 100% satisfaction guarantee-it's easy to see why.
The mission is to satisfy every guest, every time. Some great amenities they offer: free high-speed internet access, free hot breakfast served daily, friendly, helpful service, free coffee & tea in the lobby, fitness center & pool (at most locations) – all for one rate. Guaranteed. If you're not satisfied, they don't expect you to pay. That's their commitment and your guarantee. That's 100% Hampton®
For a modern and savvy choice in mid-tier, extended-stay travel, guests choose Home2 Suites by Hilton®. By delivering unexpected style, enhanced flexibility, expanded spaces, and differentiated amenities, Home2 Suites is creating a more forward-thinking extended-stay experience. At each hotel, you'll find services and amenities that emphasize convenience and customization which includes our multi-functional lobby, the Oasis, saline swimming pool, integrated laundry and exercise facility, patio grills, walking path, and more.
The global leader of hospitality. One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authentic experiences. It has the products and services that meet the needs of tomorrow's savvy global travelers.

eforea: spa at Hilton is a global spa concept created by Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide. Hilton pulled the best elements and practices from Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa and the Americas.
Where the little things mean everything.
It all starts with a warm chocolate chip cookie, a simple touch that sets the tone to create a rewarding experience for a guest's entire stay. Doubletree offers amenities such as a breakfast buffet, spacious workout facilities and requests upon arrival.
Embassy Suites offers its family and business travelers more with every stay - like two-room suites, free cooked-to-order breakfast, open atriums and complimentary snacks and beverages at the nightly Evening Reception. Customizable to the point where you can call in your favorite drinks snacks and extra towels before you even check in!
This is the leading luxury hospitality collection in the world. It is comprised of a few select properties in major cosmopolitan cities and luxury resort destinations. Each location makes a strong reference to the local culture while retaining a distinctly Italian contemporary luxury feel.
An enduring symbol of sophistication, style and legendary service, The Ritz-Carlton creates exceptional luxury experiences with such upscale and lavish amenities such as: private bath in each guest room, lighter fabrics in the guest room to allow for more thorough washing, white tie and apron uniforms for the waitstaff, black tie for the Maitre d’ and morning suits for all other staff, conducive to a formal, professional appearance and extensive fresh flowers throughout the public areas , A la carte dining, providing choices for diners, gourmet cuisine, utilizing the genius and cooking methods of Auguste Escoffier, smaller lobbies for a more personalized guest experience.
“We can’t stop time. We can just make it seem like you have more of it. It’s not a trick, but rather, the result of our unique philosophy.” with that said JW Marriott, believes that there is nothing better than the best of all worlds from relaxing rooms and hammocks to the ultra luxuries of silk draped room over looking the most breathtaking views our beautiful earth has to offer.
When you check into any Renaissance property around the world, you feel welcomed, greeted by so many luxuries that you would of never thought of all combined with a touch of the local heritage of its surrounding community. From the smallest must cultured area’s of the world to the grand luxurious of the grand Cayman Islands and boutiques coming back home in the big apple New york City - you will never feel uninspired to explore and indulge in its surroundings making it a great get away. They do say “You spend your life working Discover the world as you go”.
A Style for Everyone. A brand with style, urban ambiance, and cosmopolitan. AC Hotels allow guests to experience the feeling of the city. AC Hotels are constantly upgrading their services, amenities and facilities to keep up to date.
Always on the frontier the future Marriott hotels; Ian Schrager has truly set the benchmark high by partnering with Marriott International. Combining personal, intimate, individualized and unique lodging experience that Ian Schrager is known for, with the global reach. They have truly earned the top 10 mark with not only great design and true innovation, but also great personal, friendly, modern service. The originality that Ian Schrager brings to this new Brand combined the international reach, truly harnessed 100% to bring one of the most unique brands to hit the market to life.
The “AutoGraph”. A authentic handwritten signature from the best of individual skills; in the eyes Marriott, it is the best way to experience your get away from historic settings in the metro capital of the world with the “Algonquin Hotel Times Square New York” to Authentic Hibachi and Bubble air bathtubs in all the rooms with the “Prince Sakura Tower in Tokyo Japan” all the way into the heart of “who dat” Saints country “The Saint Hotel, New Orleans”.
The Autograph Collection hotels are equipped with not only greatly valued fundamentals of the Marriott but with such influence from its surroundings. The Autograph collections have very unique amenities; depending on the location and type of atmosphere its trying to embrace, but no matter what it is the hotels will adapt to the community, culture, and ambiance of its setting.
“We can’t stop time. We can just make it seem like you have more of it. It’s not a trick, but rather, the result of our unique philosophy”, with that said JW, believes that there is nothing better than the best of all worlds from relaxing rooms and hammocks to the ultra luxuries of silk draped room over looking the most breathtaking views our beautiful earth has to offer.
Traveling overseas, don’t want to miss the award winning services of the Marriott family? Stay tuned and you wont need to! The Moxy Hotels which will be covering Milan, Berlin, Frankfurt and London. In 2014, it will be a 3-star-tier getaway, and will still be backed with the values this chain was built on! This young hotel, soon to be contender in the Marriott family will accommodate its guests with stylish designed “Chic” spaced rooms, big screen TVs, complimentary computers, and vibrant energetic bars where you can meet and retreat to your stylish room for a enjoyable night.
In 2012 Marriott had completed acquiring the the Gaylord entertainment and Rayman Hospitality Properties, Inc. which they announced it on May 31st. 8,100 rooms later, on the added assists of Gaylord Hotels and managing contracts to over 2,000,000 (two million) sq feet of feet of meeting and event space offering opportunities for recreation, shopping, and dining, as well as entertainment. Contracts with Dreamworks!
Enjoy Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and many more beloved Dreamwork characters while you visit Gaylord Hotels.
Let's take it one step further with the Executive Apartments. The Executive Apartments is the solution for all the companies around the world. Companies can now provide their Executives with the best of luxurious and “title fitting stay”. With accommodations such as locations in the top metropolitan cities for easy commute, making you feel right at home with full kitchens, grocery service gourmet kitchens to cook your favorite meals and even laundry service, so you never wear a creased shirt and don't miss a workout to maintain your physical and mental health at the fitness center.
Marriott and their cutting edge innovations and has the ability to adapt to all types of traveling! The TownePlace has amenities to compensate you in any matter; moving to a new house, new office or just need to get away for a over extended stay, the Towneplace has the ability to make you feel at home with anything from studios to 2 bedrooms. Even ADA approved rooms for long term stays all standard with full kitchens, full sized appliances! Towneplace Suites can even accommodate to the business personal here on consulting work or long term tedious home away office work with corporate accounts at very competitive rates, for long term stays with home offices and productive work spaces - this is just a step up from the extended stay line.
Marriott has the Residence Inn for amazing residence factor in mind amenities like grocery deliveries, free Wi-Fi, evening socials for light entertainment, very spacious Suites (1 or 2 bedrooms) with full kitchen, and complimentary hot breakfasts. Why wouldn't you want to move in? It has everything you need for a long term stay!
Courtyard delivers options that are designed around the way you travel. Options that can help you have a successful trip at over 900 hotels worldwide. Like dining choices that meet your needs. Completely connected environments featuring free Wi-Fi. And local information on our GoBoard®. Amenities include, business library, 24/7 market, fitness center, temperature controlled pool & outdoor area sittings.
Springhills Suite hotels offers stylish spacious suites with an “inspiring design”. Whether it is work or relaxation, the suites will do nothing less than but, accommodate your every needs with amenities like Free WI-Fi for the work related stay, to the open spacious with bright sun light rooms and Kitchenette with microwave and mini fidge and a extra pull out sofa bed and a complimentary breakfast for all!
The Fairfield is as fair as it gets. Modern designs and all the basic amenities you would like to have, a mini fridge and microwave. You can always enjoy for a very affordable price.
Great Hotels Guests Love.
One of the world’s largest hotel companies wanting to make their brand the first choice for guests and hotel owners.
An open door. A welcoming smile. An exceptional experience. That's what Hilton offers the millions of travelers who stay with them every year.
Known for a culture to put people first and opening the door of experience and oppurtunities for people from all over the world.
Home away from home. Comfort with tough full touches accompanied by attentive and courteous service.
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts is an upscale, full-service brand with properties located in key business destinations across the world. It offers the comfort and amenities you would expect in a world-class hotel, including beautifully appointed public areas, thoughtfully detailed guest rooms and distinct dining options. Business locations feature meeting space flexible for large and small meetings. Many resorts offer golf, tennis, beautiful beaches, spas and more.
The Grand Collection is the crown jewel as they call it.

The Grand resorts have been strategically placed in key destinations around the world; all embracing the “local flavor” and each destination has its own special touch!

The Wyndham Grand Resorts invite your special occasions anywhere from a family vacations of a romantic vacation with a special someone. offering the best of the local setting and the upscale rooms and crafted meals by their hand picked expert chefs and do we have to mention their all star service? All this with the selective amenities of Golf at Reunion Resort (designed by the 3 greatest golfers of all time Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson and Arnold Palmer!)
Come visit the one of the top 9 out of 100 tennis camps in the world! Palmetto Dunes Resorts!

Lets face it Business getaway family fun its all right here!
Coming in next is the Garden Hotels situated in key corporate business, airports and suburban locations easy access to all! They offer very tasteful intimate hotels with casual dining, inviting lobbies and cozy library lounges for reading and or socializing. Cannot forget the flexible meeting area space that can accommodate to most functions. The standards have been set for Business travel!
TRYP by Wyndham Hotels: Own the CITY.
Travel to the hottest cities in the world! “TRYP’s got you covered”; from locally hired concierge to help with all the local attractions, to destination hotels that are equipt with the best help. You can spend the night in at the hotel lounge or gear up and hit the night in the city! Tryp has all the great basics Wyndham has to offer plus a spin on local favorites!
The “extras” count here at the Wingate! This amazing comfortable Wyndham offers the little things that make every stay better like free Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, and free copy and printing! Their number one goal here is to to provide the best most comfortable stay possible, all the extras of course come with the renowned service and basic amenities that Wyndham has to offer.
The “Emphasis on big” they strive to offer a big welcome on their extended stay guests, with large spacious rooms and amenities you will love such as free wireless internet, free phone calls, free copy and printing, and free breakfast. Everything to command a cross country trip or a vacation that might go longer then expected. Hawthorn Suites has you covered.
“Microtel” Electronic? Telecommunications? Bingo! This young addition to the Wyndham family is a great addition. It's exactly what they were missing. The Microtel comes standard with easy access data ports outlets and desks, all to accommodate the working guest to the best of its abilities. Alongside the amazing tech features, they also provide granite counter tops, free wireless, phone calls and breakfast all at a economic price point!
The “Dream” that's right. The Wyndham Dream hotel line is everything you can imagine to have. They say “nothing would be more unsettling for us than if you didn't have at least one moment of true discovery while staying with us”. Spending buku bucks on interior design, artwork and a menu that will have you licking your finger tips clean. The most amazing part is that they still ask for feedback to keep them on there feet to deliver the “Dream Hotel with an Elevated Style".
Let's go to Hollywood! Planet Hollywood speaks for itself. This A-list minded hotel offers the best of entertainment. From the lobby to the bedrooms, all have a one of kind movie Memorabilia set pinned around a stylish backdrop with a touch of modern luxury. Planet Hollywood Resorts offer casinos, nightlife, spa, shopping, restaurants and Golf. It truly is an experience just going there!

Ramada Worldwide provides the classics everyone loves about Wyndham. Free Wi-fi, cozy beds and a restful stay. The Ramadas hold their heads up high with the ability to accommodate a lavish weddings and full scale conferences all the way.
“You do your thing, and leave the rest to us”
Night hotels welcomes the night owls and social bee’s of this world! This hotel stands apart from the most, with neon colors to the hotel canvas. Eclectic style and unique lighting all with vibrant textures and comfortable spaces. It's up coming new revolutionary style, it's where you go without thinking too much a bit rebellious. The night hotels in my book would be consider a bit of a boutique style hotel. A place where you can share a table, a drink, a setting for a businessman or the locals! There’s a reason to go. A reason to stay. And a reason to come back tomorrow.
The Days inn. Where independent franchises really get to shine and make a “promise as sure as the sun”. The Days Inn will always go above and beyond like all other lines to make you feel warm and at home on your travels. The Days Inn is more of a commuter / travel stop hotel but never the less it still obeys by the prestigious fundamentals of the Wyndham family. It truly is “The Best Value Under The Sun”. Especially with free Wi-Fi, full continental breakfast and shuttles to local attractions.
Ahh. Hometown Hospitality; feel like you're at home. When traveling, this line specializes in taking your suggestions and turning them into their strong points. They strive to make your stay as “homey” as possible with all the comforts you would have at home. All the helping hands are on deck to cater to your every need from sundown to sunup and even in between for the midnight snack.
when you're down or under the weather what do most of us turn to? thats right i scream you scream for ICE CREAM! HoJo did to all the way back in 1925! Howard Johnson invented a super secret formula for the most delicious chocolate and vanilla ice cream ever! it became so popular they had to open more locations. believe it or not Howard Johnson helped pioneer the franchise business model; knowing how much pride and love went into his cold tasty treats he wanted MORE! his parents told him no matter where he went in life or how much money he made, being happy was most important, HoJo wanting more in life he decided to pass on the whimsical words of his parents to the masses. Really give them something that would really make them happy, and what makes people happier then vacations? A place to stay that made you feel as good as eating his tasty treats all for a super affordable budget! HoJo went to create the brand known to accommodate both vacationers and business travelers alike with affordability in mind. Today HoJo helped pave the path for more than 500 hotels operating in over 14 countries all with that Good at home feeling. “A Happy HoJo location is never far away”
1935 a contractor names Scott king wanted to bring people closer to a adventure. He built and opened a small hotel and named it “King’s Auto court in San Diego. Right in time for one of the biggest events in history, the Worlds Fair! Making a killer fortune from this spectacular event at his door steps, He quickly came to the realization “its time to expand”. Opening up 24 more in Southern California locations over 5 years all strategically placed around “Adventure” at the end of this 5 year expansion opened the first Travelodge and was coined the company name in 1954. Travel Lodges all around had the same Amenities like “Bear Bites continental breakfast” “you cant start any adventure with out a full stomach” Free high speed internet and Pet friendly (whole families invited!)

“Every Knight, Just Right” their ever lasting philosophy on exceeding every guests expectations through friendly service and exceptional value. Knights inn has always been more than accommodating to everyday travelers and short business persons. With comfortable rooms well maintained property and super helpful staff which has been set as a benchmark by Wyndham. Even being a “Budget chain” Don't let that fool you, after all it is a Wyndham!
Coming From Aberdeen, South Dakota in 1974 Super 8 says “Howdy, Folks” The hotel name speaks for itself SUPER!. The hotel line vouches the guest “deserve the right to shake their groove thang away from home and without breaking the bank” Super 8 gives the extra super effort to make your stay is superb; whether its a extra pillow or just a recommendation on some grub they got you covered for a super affordable rate the best part they are located everywhere you need them to be.
Choice Come in at number 5 in the over stance one of the largest and most successful Lodging companies in the world. With franchises running more than 6300 hotels and representing more than 500,000 rooms in 30 some countries and territories from the budget hotel to the up-scale luxuries some Clients might imagine!

Comfort inn, where they say you can “restore yourself in their clean cozy rooms. These hotels have all the basics you can imagine a introductory hotel would have with amenities a luxury line would provide such as; free internet, complimentary morning breakfast and a free newspaper you're sure to start your day the right way!
When you stay with Sleep Inn, you really enjoy its good service and exceptional value. You'll notice its unique style, familiar atmosphere, and carefully Super comfortable beds to sleep in on! Giving you just the right amount of amenities the most perfect price. Free high-speed Internet access. Free Morning Medley breakfast, in-room coffee and newspaper.
There are certain things you expect from your hotel: a bright comfortable room, free high-speed Internet access and a free hot breakfast.(limited locations) At Quality hotels, you'll get everything you expect to make your trip more relaxing and enjoyable, all at a great value. Free high-speed Internet, Hot, fresh breakfast, Fresh coffee and tea in lobby, Free newspaper.


If you're looking for a great value over a longer stay, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel® is for you. Our spacious rooms have a well-equipped kitchen and free premium cable TV. Weekly housekeeping service and on-site washers and dryers provide you with all the conveniences of home. Free high-speed Internet access, convenient personal data-ports and voicemail allow you to get work done when you need to. Suburban® offers great rates
After a long day at work, you want to feel as if you are back at home. MainStat Suites offers you that feeling. Rooms have seperate rooms for dining, workplace and relaxing. Enjoy the conveniences of free continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, a fitness center to keep you in shape and laundry services. All at the price you can afford!
You'll never have to look far to get a great value, serving travels of all sorts with over 800 Econo Lodge hotels deliver an affordable and convenient place to stay. Enjoy lots of amenities free of charge including wireless Internet hotspots and a premium movie channel. And best of all, you get a free continental breakfast to start your day off right.
This Chain has been set up to accommodate more of the business persons with amenities such as Ergonomic chairs and a 24 hour business Center and a staff always around to service your every demand and it all comes at a affordable rate.

This all Suite hotel offers spacious rooms with separate work spaces and a movable desk and ergonomic chair. You can settle in just as you like. The Cambria Suits has some of the most amazing amenities in room and through out the hotel rooms come with Flat Panel TVs in living and work rooms and bedrooms! A Wolfgang Puck for your food and a refrigerator. The hotel provides a swimming pool and state of the art fitness center. Contemporary dining with a barista coffee bar to keep you going late into the night, Hot breakfast and dinner menu. the best for last a 24/7 Convenience store with comfort food as well as healthy and organic snacks

Hit the road and stay with affordable in mind!
When you're looking for a nice place to stay for a price that's easy on your budget, look to Rodeway Inn. You'll get a free premium cable channel and you can ease into your morning with free coffee.
A collection of Historic, Boutique and Unique hotels. Meet the Ascend Hotel Collection. A network of history, boutique and unique hotels that offer guests an authentic, local experience. Member hotels share a passion for delivering attentive service to guests seeking a more experiential, individualized travel experience that gives them a sense of local flavor.
Comfort inn, where they say you can “restore yourself in their clean cozy rooms” these hotels have all the basics you can imagine a budget hotel would and with free internet, complimentary morning breakfast and a free newspaper you're sure to start your day the right way!

With a portfolio made up of strong brands.
Accor provides an extensive line of hotels from budget brands to some of the most luxurious hotels around. Accor's are recognized and appreciated around the world for their outstanding services and lavish amenities.
dormir dans le luxe.. Sleep in Luxury.
Sofitel is The symbol of french Elegancy in Luxury hospitality around the world
Sofitel is the only French luxury hotel brand that has established on five continents with about 120 addresses, in almost 40 countries. Sofitel offers contemporary hotels and resorts adapted to today’s more demanding and more versatile consumers who expect and appreciate beauty, quality and excellence. Whether situated in the heart of a major city like Paris, London, New York, Shanghai or Beijing, or nestled away right here in Philadelphia each Sofitel property offers a genuine experience of the French “art de vivre”.
This chain has been built to accommodate a vast range of guest from the business traveler to just a leisure getaway, Pullman is the Executive line by Accor. The Pullman line provides a upscale lifestyle setting to accommodate all types of travelers . Pullman has recently launched a new generation of hotels for the tech/business personal the "hyper-connected guests". The new line provides guests with easy access data ports, and customized offers and services provide their guests with innovative, efficient hotel experience whether they are staying for business or just a simple leisure get away.
Prestigious seaside destinations, breathtaking scenery, and premium teams of health and beauty specialists.Discover the innovative, state-of-the-art technology and expertise that makes Thalassa sea & spa synonymous with supreme care and long-lasting benefits. The Spa offers very tasteful amenities such as
Seawater therapy, personalized treatment programs conceived to reinvigorate body and soul.

MGallery a collection of High-end hotels all around the world. Each branch of this collection has its own unique personality and storey, experienced by guests though its meticulous architecture and design, and astonishing services
with 3 main personalities:
Heritage- Origins places filled with history others relet a aesthetic universe a style
Signature - A personality that contributes to their creation or decorations still others. promise a relaxing time.
Serenity - In a natural or urban retreat to relax every bit of you.
The polish brand of Accor. Orbis caters to tourists and business travelers. It is the largest chain in Poland. The brand focuses a lot on tradition an doffers that at all excellence to its guests.
The Novotel established in 1967 is a 4 star Midscale brand for the Accor Group. Keeping that in mind it's still situated in the heart of all major internal cities business districts and tourist destinations and they still follow the 5 star guidelines the Accor Group has built such a strong name on. All for a much more affordable rate than some of the other Accor Branches.
These suites are set up to be real living quarters which can be arranged to individual needs. Redefined traveling for all business leisure or just a getaway! These suites are connceted by the “Suite Box: which connects the guest to everything they need. Internet Telephone to national landlines videos and music for entertainment, all for free!
They have also launched a new generations of these customizable lavish suites in to answer the every changing demands of their guests and society. The combination of High design and innovation with locations such as Luxembourg, Paris, and other lavish citys
This midscale chain says a lot for what its classified as. Combining the strength of a strong international network with the unparalleled quality commitment of Accor.Nestled in their local community and managed by a enthusiastic hoteliers. The Mercure locations are in city centers, by the sea or high up in the scenic mountains with these hand picked locations it welcomes all types of guest from the vacationers to the ones that need a short term home for business. The Mercure provides many special amenities that make it stand out from others such as: Personalized contemporary rooms, each authentic locally inspired touches paintings motifs and even furniture! The best way to impress a business client or take the family away for retreat.

Leading the industry in modern apartment style hotel come the Aparthotel Adagio at number 1! This brand has two products: Adagio, contemporary midscale aparthotels at the heart of Europe’s leading cities; and Adagio access, economy range, functional aparthotels located on cities’ doorstep. Free wifi The Adagio offers superb spacious apartments with fully equipped kitchens and of course hotels services in urban locations for extended stays as good as their rank. Being number one you can imagine the price tag on these apartments starting in the four digits and up. the hotel is located in the leading cities “cities door steps”
The Economic leader of the European lands, Ibis offers the ultimate comfort with Amenities such a new innovated bedding designed by the Ibis Research Department giving their guest a Comfortable and well equipped room with a LCD TV and spacious bathrooms and a desk for work, each room is soundproof so you can enjoy the custom made beds to max, modern designs in welcoming areas. This chain generates a caring and efficient staff that is around 24 hours for your needs, Breakfast from 4 am to midday and light meals served around the clock and the best of all s 24 hour bar, all topped with ISO 9001 certified guarantee of quality backed by the “15 minutes satisfaction” contract.

This branch of the Ibis is the stylish designer hotel where the little extras don't cost a thing! This extravagant hotel offers over the top high-end rooms branded for the “best of the best” liking travelers. The Styles offers all inclusive packages with room rates including breakfast and internet access they too are located in the heart of cities and around major attractions each establishment has its own distinct personality and reflects a colorful, bright and energetic brand spirit with a hint of humor. Simplicity, interactivity, quality and conviviality are the brand’s core values.
A distinctive collection of hotels and apartments all over the Asia Pacific. The brand is composed of Chinese and French cultures that bring comfort to the mind and health at ease.
Setting this particular line apart from the norm of the Hotel industry, The Sebel is all about premium apartments and offering guest seeking a higher level of control, with Stylish and spacious surrounds supported by exemplary, and of course it comes with a service that is both welcoming and very knowledgeable. The sebel provides different amenities to each Different locations but the basics are universal;
Spacious living areas, Fully Furnished with top of the line decor, separated living areas and a dining table for entertaining or business purposes to make this seem a bit more less of a hotel stay they let their guest be as independent as possible with a full kitchen and laundry facilities With all the basics Air Conditioned, Cable/Satellite TV, Coffee/Tea Maker, Ensuite, Hairdryer, In Room Movies, Non-Smoking Rooms, Private Bathroom, Refrigerator, Restaurant, Shower, Towels, TV
The HotelF1 no its not after Formula 1 but a very practical, simple and SUPER Economical pick. its a run of the mill hotel starting at 29 euros a night.

Ibis budget, essential comfort at a budget price. This is the introductory line of the Ibis chain. The company that has been known to be the leader for budget hotels put this line out for guests to indulge in cocoon rooms and cost beds with super soft duvets and new pillows and extra large shower stalls all held together by the amazing core values they run The Stylish with.
The Starwood family all share the same vaules “promises” they say this promises guided them through everyday actions and helped give insurgence to a common understanding of what we can expect from one another. Starwood’s values are:
Go the Extra Step by taking actions that build lasting connections and loyalty
Play as a Team by working globally and across all teams in the company
Do the Right Thing by using good judgment, respecting our communities, associates, owners, partners and the environment
This chain under the Starwood promise provides luxury full-service hotels, resorts and residences for the connoisseurs who desire the finest expressions of luxury. Serving their guest with unparalleled services to high-end leisure and business travelers.
St. Regis hotels are located where the attraction calls for such elegance and important emerging markets and yet to be discovered paradises, and they typically have individual design characteristics to capture the distinctive personality of each location.
This chain under the Starwood promise provides luxury full-service hotels, resorts and residences is for connoisseurs who desire the finest expressions of luxury. Serving their guest with unparalleled services to high-end leisure and business travelers.
St. Regis hotels are located where the attraction calls for such elegance and important emerging markets and yet to be discovered paradises, and they typically have individual design characteristics to capture the distinctive personality of each location.
The “W” has been known to be the hotel of the riches here in the states. The W hits you with cutting edge lifestyle settings and exclusive and extraordinary experiences. Like the all Starwoods these hotels also are built around the culture of its setting encompassing the local flavor they create energizing spaces for guests to play and or work by day and Mingle by night!. They invite all their guests to take advantage of the entertaining lounges and innovative cocktail culture and cuisines all influenced by local flavors to give you the best possible experience possible. “Whatever/Whenever” a service philosophy which attracts the rich and famous!

A Upscale full service resort hotels and apartments comes this Paris-born hotel brand, currently represented by 96 properties in 41 countries worldwide. Le Méridien aims to target the artsy crowd, open minded eager clique. A curated approach towards the arts connects Le Méridien with the creative mind in an authentic and credible way.

The Westin strives to provides innovative programs and instinctive services which turn every aspect of a guest’s stay into a revitalizing experience. With society calling for a healthy lifestyle. Westins are proud to provide amenities such as wholesome menus including exclusive superfoodsRX dishes and Fitness studios with the industry leading “westinWORKOUT”. And we can't forget about the “Heavenly” Bath where luxurious touches create a spa-like experience. And of course, the world-renowned Heavenly Bed. You can be in the Center of NYC at Grand central or next to clear water beaches at one of the resorts Westin “promises” guests leave feeling better than when they arrived. Westin. For A Better You.
The Sheraton is Starwoods largest brand Offering something for the business and leisure travelers worldwide. The Sheraton offers cutting edge technology amenities like the The Link@Sheraton SM experienced with Microsoft is the heart of our lobby. Guests enjoy the upside of everything with Sheraton Club, designed with SPG members in mind. Sheraton Fitness programmed by Core Performance brings guests together as they train and eat healthy on the road. Sheraton transcends lifestyles, generations and geographies and will continue to welcome generation after generation of world travelers as The World’s Gathering Place
The Element provides a modern, upscale and intuitively designed hotel experience that allows guests to live well and feel in control. Inspired by Westin, Element hotels promote balance through a thoughtful, upscale environment. Decidedly modern with an emphasis on nature, Element is intuitively constructed with an efficient use of space that encourages guests to stay connected, feel alive, and thrive while they are away. Primarily all Element hotels are LEED certified, depicting the importance of the environment in today’s world. Space to live your life.
The Four Points Hotel, delights the self-sufficient traveler with what is needed for greater comfort and productivity. Great Hotels, great Rates. All at the honest value our guests deserve. Our guests start their day feeling energized and finish up relaxed, maybe even with one of our Best Brews (local craft beer). It’s the little indulgences that make their time away from home special.
Are you a young business traveler and the "norm" of luxury hotels is boring to you? Go stay at Aloft where you can feel as if the hotel actually understands you. Aloft is modern, fresh, hip and a fun place to be during your travel stay. After a hard days of work, go to w xyz bar to calm you down while you mingle, mix and meet people that are like you.
Warm, clean, comfortable surroundings welcome you at Best Western hotels, with all the amenities to ensure a restful and productive stay at an exceptional value. The best western provides all the chains with all these amazing basic amenities: Breakfast, free high-speed Internet, free local calls free long distance access, Copy & fax services In-room coffee & tea maker Convenient lobby-computer
The Best western Plus offers just a little bit more that goes a long way! rooms designed with modern amenities, it’s thoughtfully designed to suit the needs of any business or leisure traveler. with additional amenities such as: Upgraded bath amenities: (in case you forget anything, we have you covered), Convenient in-room mini-fridge, Fitness Room, On-site laundry and/or same-day dry cleaning services, Free long distance access, Spacious work desk.

At the top of the Best Western Chain comes in the premier Line up this hotel has a distinct style and personalized service of BEST WESTERN PREMIER will always leave a lasting impression. This line has the ability to provide anything you need to make your stay very special, comes will all the amenities. Plus offers and more such as: stylish décor, personalized guest services, highest quality furnishings and amenities for a truly comfortable stay.
Home Inns Group is a leading economy hotel chain in China based on the number of hotels and hotel rooms as well as geographic coverage. Home Inns Group aims to offer a consistent product and high-quality services to primarily serve the fast growing population of value-conscious individual business and leisure travelers who demand clean, comfortable and convenient lodging.
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel companies. It has a fantastic portfolio of 1,319 hotels in operation and under development, a global footprint covering 81 countries and territories and a powerful set of global brands.
With their long, successful history in global hospitality, the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has a rich expertise across all key segments, all business models, plus a strong and expanding revenue generation capability. They aspire to be the number one hospitality company to work for and invest with.
A world renowned hotel brand the Radisson Blu, brings iconic building with a new contemporary which are both invoking and very inviting. The Radisson Blu has brought so much to the hotel industry using cutting edge technology and range of highly individualized solutions they can offer their guest an experience that is truly unique in the world of hospitality today. Taking the amazing architect and the brands amenities such as complete hospitality services including deluxe guestroom and suite accommodations, vibrant restaurants and full-service meeting and conference facilities. With a range of restaurant styles, flexible meeting and function rooms, and a variety of recreational facilities, you will leave wanting to come back!

This Energetic line of Radisson hotels concentrates on what really matters providing all the basic amenities with a emphasis on what really matters, a nice easy clean stay. They promise to be very efficient. Park inn provides: easy functional guest rooms to flexible meeting spaces, all served with Surf4Free Internet access. The whole guest experience is designed to be totally reliable and hassle-free.
Country Inns & Suites By Carlson is a leading mid-market brand committed to providing a caring, consistent and comfortable hospitality experience delivered with a touch of home. With amazing amenities such as free high-speed Internet access, a fitness center, a business center and attractive, comfortable furnishings. Additional distinctive amenities include: Be Our Guest Breakfast - a newly expanded complimentary breakfast buffet that features hot and fresh options such as waffles, build-your-own breakfast burritos and omelets. And it’s served on classic dining ware instead of disposable dishes. For those on the run, a new grab-and-go bar allows guests to pick up a hot beverage along with fruit and a granola bar as they head out the door. Read It & Return Lending Library is available in the United States and Canada. Their library offers a variety of titles for all ages that guests can borrow, read at their leisure and return on their next visit to any Country Inns & Suites.


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Hospitality Industry!

Radisson makes sure to deliver more than anyone else in the hospitality industry now, and in the future. Their aim is to have this belief of “Yes I Can!” within all their employees. It is geared towards the needs of busy travelers. With this in mind, their touch base with their guests around the clock. This would include, their amenities, services and the attraction of the hotel. They treat their guests with what the guests expect and deserve to be treated.
Park Plaza hotels capture the energy and style of each individual community they are based in. As an upscale brand with stylish guest rooms, Park Plaza offers their guests with super meeting spaces and service for all their guests.
Hotel Missoni is a hotel with style, intimacy, and eclectic design with the best bars and restaurants. This unique luxury hotel is the icon for Italian fashion homes which brings out a new genre of life and style of homes within the hospitality industry.
Why is it that certain hotel brands only work in specific locations but will not in other locations?

It's simple. It is all about the demographics. Businesses study the location in which they plan to open their business. The intense research is composed of findings of the local community families income, their sense of style, what their lifestyle is like and the ambiance of the entire community.

Imagine where you live. Think about your community, the type of people who live their, their style, the income level and the ambiance. Will people want to spend $400 on a upscale luxury hotel, or would they rather choose a mid scale hotel or an economy hotel?

In cities it makes sense to add all kinds of different hotels, since there is a vast difference of type of travelers. However, back home in the suburbs, perhaps an Autograph Collection Hotel will not work, while a Hampton Inn will.

Also, the local attractions and activities that your location offers has an effect on the kind of hotel your location demands.
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