CLEVELAND—Americas Best Value Inn added 18 new properties during the first quarter of 2014.
ABVI welcomed six additional properties in Texas (where it has more than 120 locations), including two in Houston and a 160-room property in Corpus Christi. Among the other additions are a 113-room inn in Wilmington, N.C.; a 93-room location in Hammond, La.; and properties in tourist destinations such as Augusta, Ga., and Ozark, Ark., which is on the southern edge of the Ozark Mountains.
ABVI’s 18 new inns, hotels, and suites totaled 1,162 rooms and included conversions from Best Western, Days Inn, and Travelodge.
“Hotel owners continue to realize the value in our Freestyle model, which includes numerous innovative programs and comprehensive resources that help them drive revenue, including the Vantage Competitive Intelligence Program and Vantage Academy. We’re also always further advancing technology to help our hotel owners succeed,” said Roger Bloss, the founder, president, and CEO of Vantage Hospitality Group, the parent company of Americas Best Value Inn, Canadas Best Value Inn, Value Hotel Worldwide, Value Inn Worldwide, and Lexington by Vantage.