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Innlink Activates Hospitality Intl's 5 Brands and 252 Properties
for Voice, GDS, and Internet Reservation Services
Hendersonville, TN – January 7, 2002 - InnLink Corporation, a company specializing in private label voice reservation services, seamless global distribution system (GDS), and Internet distribution system (IDS) services for hotels and hotel companies announced that it has activated all five brands comprising over 250 hotel properties of Hospitality International, Inc. (Tucker, GA) for voice, global distribution system (GDS – chain code “IL”), and Internet reservation services.  The Hospitality International brands include:  Scottish Inns and Suites, Master Host Inns, Red Carpet Inn and Suites, Downtowner Inns and Suites, and Passport Inn and Suites.  InnLink’s activation of Hospitality International’s hotel properties immediately raises visibility of the limited service system’s hotels to both travel agents and consumers.  Hospitality International’s yearlong search for a reservation solution culminated in an agreement with InnLink in the autumn of 2001.

According to Michael Young, president of InnLink Corporation, “InnLink is very proud to provide its state of the art reservation services to Hospitality International.  Our team of account managers, electronic distribution, voice call center, and system staff members has worked diligently to bring Hospitality International on-line.  Through its multiple reservation distribution systems, InnLink will provide Hospitality International’s hotels increased access by both travel agents and potential guests. We look forward to a lasting and rewarding business relationship with Hospitality International.”

According to Betsy Brown, president of Hospitality International, “InnLink’s professionalism and excellent customer service record won us over immediately.  We are thrilled to provide our Franchisees with the opportunity to increase their revenues and profits through enhanced reservation resources.”
 
About InnLink Corporation

InnLink specializes in the processing of reservations for lodging facilities including comprehensive private label voice, seamless GDS, and a variety of Internet products.  Using the latest technology that includes a two-way, seamless interface between the call center, the GDS’s, Internet, and each client hotel, InnLink provides a real-time environment for hotel management to maximize its revenue stream.  Central to InnLink’s service is a dedication to excellence by providing superior customer interactions.  A wholly owned subsidiary of ShoLodge, Inc. (LODG) of Hendersonville, Tennessee, InnLink has more than a decade of experience in providing reservation services to hotel chains, independent hotels, and resorts.

About Hospitality International

Hospitality International, Inc., located in Tucker, Georgia, an Atlanta suburb, is the exclusive franchisor of Scottish Inns, Red Carpet Inn, Master Hosts Inns, Passport Inn and Downtowner Inns.  Incorporated in 1982, Hospitality International currently franchises more than 250 lodging facilities in the United States and the Caribbean.  Scottish Inns & Suites, Red Carpet Inn & Suites, Passport Inn & Suites, and Downtowner Inns & Suites are new variations of brands added to the franchise system in the last two years.

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Contact:

Michael Young, President  
InnLink Corporation 
615-264-8080

Mike Otten Director – Sales/Mkting
InnLink Corporation
770.431.6828
mike.otten@innlink.com
http://www.innlink.com

Betsy Brown, President
Hospitality International, Inc.
 770-270-1180


Also See Baymont Inns & Suites Completes Transition of its Reservation System / Nov 2001 


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