Florence, KY, (PRWEB) September 9, 2005
Merus Holdings Corporation (doing business as Merus Holdings GroupÂ), a hotel real estate lessee, today announced that it had completed the acquisition of 3 hotel leases from separate owners. The three hotels leased will carry flags by Ivy Hotels International, Inc., a new hotel franchisor which Sharicom, Inc. owns 51 percent.
The hotels leased by Merus Holdings GroupÂ, another SharicomÂ subsidiary will also operate the hotels. "We've received many requests for information related to Ivy Hotels International, Inc." stated Jordan Palmer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sharicom, Inc. "However, we are not yet ready to begin franchise offerings; we first wanted to acquire hotels to convert to Hotel IvyÂ, Ivy LodgeÂ, Ivy SuitesÂ, or Hotel Ivy GrandÂ and have fully operational products, with defining features."
Palmer stated further "We have begun the process of setting Ivy Hotels International, Inc. apart from its competition, and have made solid progress, as evidenced by the hotels' financial performance. We are pleased with the progress we have made and we look forward with optimism toward the future. We will continue renegotiating additional leases for conversion to an Ivy HotelsÂ brand."
For additional information on Ivy Hotels International, Inc. visit its official website at http://www.ivyhotels.com. For additional information about Merus Holdings Corporation, visit its official website at http://www.merusholdings.com.
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