Travelodge

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Travelodge poll: who will take the lion’s share?

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Early signs were that a number of Travelodge landlords would end their relationships with the brand, after the deadline for taking up a lease extension passed.

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    Leases

    Travelodge landlords move to shed brand

    Early signs were that a number of Travelodge landlords would end their relationships with the brand, after the deadline for taking up a lease extension passed.
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    Podcast

    In Focus: Travelodge The story of the summer

    As the most fascinating story of the summer unfolds, this week Katherine caught up with two of the main contenders for a stake in the hotel group. Lionel Benjamin, CEO at Gullwing Hospitality and Thomas Magnuson, Co-founder & CEO at Magnuson Hotels. AGO Hospitality is comprised of Accor, Gullwing Hospitality and Oasis Holdings and promises the owners "a seat at the table to discuss their opinions with the brand and the operator" while Magnuson Hotels promises "to bring in the money".
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    Podcast - In Focus

    In Focus: Unpacking the Travelodge story

    This week Alexi Khajavi and Katherine Doggrell discuss the latest details from the Travelodge story, conversions and asset management. Katherine interviews Joachim Schmitt, CEO at Orascom Hotel Management to discuss real estate developments and we team up with Jeremiah Batucan, Conference Director for Bar & Restaurant Group at Quextex Hospitality & Travel with his guest Devin Burns, VP of Rooms and F&B for Omni Hotels & Resorts. Unpack the latest developments with this week's panel.
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    Video - In Focus

    In Focus: Alexi & Katherine unpack the Travelodge story

    This week Alexi Khajavi and Katherine Doggrell discuss the latest details from the Travelodge story, conversions and asset management.
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    Insider

    Turning Midas at Travelodge

    The story of Travelodge follows the pattern of the classical myths. David against Goliath. The Trials of Hercules. Sisyphus rolling the rock up the mountain. A group of owners who have banded together to fight the big guys, take on the struggle. The brands who want them cut from the same cloth - or so they would have you believe.
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    Ménage à Travelodge

    The structure keeping a hotel up and running and connected to guests and potential guests can have many more people than one could fit in the most enthused of harems. King Solomon may have had 700 wives and 300 concubines (numbers rounded up) but chuck in a franchise, an owner, a ground lease, a management company and all manner of other interested parties and hotels are not too far off. All of a sudden it’s hard to remember who is having their needs met or even who is getting fed.
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    Travelodge

    Accor has Ago with Travelodge owners’ group

    Travelodge Owners Action Group has teamed up with Accor to launch Ago Hotels, which it describes as a “landlord-friendly” platform.
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    Transactions

    Room2 talks Travelodge landlords

    Lamington Group is in negotiations with a group of budget hotel landlords, confirmed to Hospitality Insights as part of the Travelodge Owners Action Group.
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    Budget

    Magnuson targets Travelodge

    Magnuson Hotels, one of the brands in talks with the Travelodge Owners Action Group, told us that it was ready to invest “significantly”.
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    Development

    Economy leads UK planning

    STR has reported an increase in hotel planning applications across the UK, led by economy hotels, including two Travelodges.