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 Accor North America Opens Seventeen New Franchise Locations, 
Includes Seven Red Roof Inn's and Ten Motel 6 Properties
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CARROLLTON, Texas (April 24, 2007) – Accor North America, one of the nation’s largest owner/operators of economy lodging, announced the opening of seventeen new franchise locations, which include seven Red Roof Inn properties and ten Motel 6 properties. In line with Accor’s plans to double the number of franchise properties for its economy brands, the following locations are now open:

Motel 6:

  • Chandler, AZ- 7445 W. Chandler Boulevard, Chandler, Arizona, (480) 940-0308
  • Wichita, KS- 5736 W. Kellogg, Wichita, Kansas, (316) 945-8440
  • Macon, GA- 2690 Riverside Drive, Macon, Georgia, (478) 746-8855
  • Hope Hull, AL- 7760 Slade Plaza Boulevard, Birmingham, Alabama (334) 280-1866
  • Richmond, KY- 1698 Northgate Drive, Richmond, Kentucky, (859) 624-0000
  • Logan, UT- 2002 South Highway 89/91, Logan, Utah, (435) 787-2060
  • Greeley, CO- 3015 8th Avenue, Greeley, Colorado, (970) 351-6481
  • San Francisco, CA- 895 Geary Street, San Francisco, Calif., (415) 441-8220
  • Yakima, WA- 1104 N 1st Street, Yakima, Washington, (509) 454-0080
  • Horseheads, NY- 4133 Route 17, Horseheads, New York, (607) 739-2525
Red Roof Inn:
  • Queensbury, NY- 931 State Route 9, Queensbury, New York, (518) 745-4000
  • Killington, VT- 375 Killington Road, Killington, Vermont, (802) 773-5600
  • Sandston, VA- 5209 Williamsburg Road, Sandston, Virginia, (804) 440-5770
  • Wytheville, VA- 1800 E. Main Street, Wytheville, Virginia, (276) 228-5483
  • Plymouth, NH- 304 Main Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire, (603) 536-2330
  • Atlanta, GA- 311 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia, (404) 659-4545
  • San Antonio, TX- 4403 Interstate 10 East, San Antonio, Texas, (210) 333-9430
“Our growth plans in North America are consistent with Accor’s philosophy to maintain balance as an owner/operator, management partner and franchisor,” said Georges Le Mener, president and CEO for Accor North America. “By increasing the proportion of franchised locations, Accor can achieve greater market share while maximizing shareholder return.” 

Accor North America currently has approximately 300 franchise properties representing 25 percent of its 1,200 Red Roof Inn, Studio 6 and Motel 6 properties in the United States and Canada. 

About Motel 6
Motel 6 offers the best price of any national chain at more than 850 company-owned and franchised locations covering 48 U.S. states and Canada.  For 21 years Motel 6 has used the tagline, “We’ll leave the light on for you,” earning the chain the highest brand recognition in the economy lodging segment.  Motel 6 was the first national pet friendly chain, welcoming pets since 1962.  Standard amenities include free local phone calls, no long distance access charges, free morning coffee, data ports, and cable channel line-up with premium channels including HBO, ESPN/ESPN2, and CNN.  Most locations offer swimming pools and guest laundry facilities.  For more information, visit www.motel6.com.  

About Red Roof Inn
Red Roof Inn has more than 350 locations nationwide. Smart by Design® amenities include free local phone calls, complimentary gourmet coffee and USA Today in the lobby, rooms equipped with clock radios, voicemail, and an enhanced in-room entertainment package with video games and more than 14 channels, including HBO, HBO2 and HBO Signature. Red Roof Inn provides pet friendly accommodations, snack centers and photocopy and facsimile services.  Most Red Roof Inn locations are equipped with T-Mobile HotSpot wi-fi service in guestrooms and lobbies. RediCard® Preferred Members enjoy faster reservations via a dedicated toll-free number, express check-in, complimentary room delivery of USA Today, priority room requests and free faxes, along with a generous awards program for free room nights or Delta SkyMiles. RediCard members can track stays, manage award options and receive special member communications with the member-only website, www.redicard.com.  For more information or reservations call 1-800-RED-ROOF (800-733-7663) or visit www.redroof.com.
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About Accor North America
Headquartered in Dallas (Carrollton), Texas, Accor North America operates more than 1,200 upscale and economy properties including nationwide economy leaders Red Roof Inn, Studio 6 and Motel 6 and the upscale Sofitel and mid-scale Novotel and Ibis hotel locations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit www.accor-na.com.

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Contact:

Laura Rojo-Eddy
(972) 360-5970
lrojo@accor-na.com

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Also See: Accor Sells Red Roof Inns for $1.32 Billion; Accor Will Focus on Motel 6 Brand, With Plans to Open 200 Units in the United States and Canada by 2010 / April 2007
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