|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:
Red Roof Inn:
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
“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.”
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
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.
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.