...we’re expanding into new territories, increasing awareness for our brands and rapidly growing our portfolio...
St. Augusta, MN (PRWEB) May 24, 2011
GrandStay® Hospitality, LLC, the franchisor of GrandStay® Hotels and Crossings by GrandStay® Inn & Suites, announced newly opened hotel properties and its plans for new hotel construction and hotel conversion projects in the coming year.
GrandStay® Hospitality opened four conversion hotels under its franchise in early 2011 and currently has plans for four more conversions as well as the construction of three new hotels, according to Rodney L. Lindquist, President and CEO of GrandStay® Hospitality, LLC.
The hotels that were converted under the GrandStay® Hospitality franchise in early 2011 include the Appleton, Wisconsin Wingate by Wyndham, now a GrandStay® Hotel & Suites; the Fort Myers, Florida Wynstar Inn & Suites, now a GrandStay® Hotel & Suites; the Stillwater, Minnesota Country Inns & Suites, now a Crossings by GrandStay® Inn & Suites; and the Baxter, Minnesota Hawthorn Inn & Suites, now a Crossings by GrandStay® Inn & Suites. The Becker, Minnesota Sleep Inn was converted to a Crossings by GrandStay® Inn & Suites in late 2010.
New construction plans include a GrandStay® Residential Suites Hotel in Aberdeen, South Dakota and a Crossings by GrandStay® Inn & Suites in Waverly, Iowa and Chisago / Lindstrom, Minnesota.
Expecting 2011 to be a busy year, Jon Kennedy, Senior VP of Franchise Development at GrandStay® Hospitality stated, “We have a strong interest in our brand. GrandStay® Hospitality, LLC has already opened four conversion hotels this year; we’re expanding into new territories, increasing awareness for our brands and rapidly growing our portfolio.”
The GrandStay® Hospitality family of brands includes a portfolio of extended-stay and limited service hotels. Currently there are 22 properties throughout California, Florida, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. GrandStay®’s development mission is for new construction as well as quality conversion of both brands. GrandStay® boasts a unique franchise system created from a franchisee’s perspective.
GrandStay® Hospitality is a full service franchisor with the following functions:
- Management company services (including accounting)
- Full purchasing and design services (Vision Purchasing and Design)
- Full franchise services and marketing
- Sophisticated proto-type designs
- Full send/receive reservation services (Chain Link™)
For more information on GrandStay® Hospitality and their locations, check out http://www.grandstayhospitality.com.
For more information about hotel conversions or new construction under the GrandStay® Hospitality brands, please contact Jon Kennedy at firstname.lastname@example.org.