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InnLink CRS launches new Franchise Promotion Program


InnLink represents a variety of franchise companies across the country. InnLink regularly partners with franchise partners to grow their property business bringing the operational effectiveness of each franchise together with the InnLink GDS and Web booking services. InnLink and their franchise company customers are teaming up to launch a promotional program that enhances visibility to potential franchisees and brings greater value from the teamwork of solid partners.

While some properties looking for cost-effective alternatives to franchise costs may become independent properties, many are looking for an alternative branding solution to align with their objectives. The InnLink Franchise Promotion Program promotes our franchise partners to the marketplace and to independent properties that are looking for a franchise home.  The franchises that have elected to participate with the program are AdVantis Hospitality brands Select Inns and Vista Inns, Boomerang Hotels brands GuestHouse and Settle Inns, Budget Host, and Key West Inns.
 
Key West Inns owner Neal Jackson stated, “This is a win for InnLink and for us, their franchise customers. We have worked together to develop a lead process that aligns with our objectives and introduces our brands to more potential franchisees.  InnLink will also provide GDS and Branded Booking Engine services for the property while any upgrades or changes are made ensuring that the property stays visible and has a viable revenue stream through the transition. As an InnLink customer the transition to the Franchise services provided by InnLink is faster and easier for the property and the Brand.”

“We often help properties transition out of a brand but have never had a formal program to introduce them to a new franchise. We have worked with our brands to offer an InnLink preferred pricing model. As an independent hotelier with InnLink we try to find the best solutions and negotiate the best cost saving option for their success. We have seen the success our properties experience with our franchise partners and therefore, are excited to grow this success with other InnLink hoteliers,” stated Kristin Intress, President, InnLink.


About InnLink, LLC
Founded in 1991, InnLink specializes in the processing of reservations for hotels and hotel companies. Through GDS/ADS travel channels, online booking engine, and in-house call center, InnLink maximizes channel-managed, reservation revenue streams for over 3000 hotels, resorts, inns, B&Bs, condominiums and extended-stay properties. To learn more about InnLink’s products and services visit www.innlink.com  or contact Pam Walrond, Director, Marketing at 615-264-8087 or pam.walrond@innlink.com.

About Advantis Hospitality Group:
AdVantis offers the most progressive and customer friendly mid-tier and economy tier franchise programs in the lodging industry with our Vista Inn and Select Inn franchises. Our programs include flat fee and flexible alternative arrangements, no liquidated damages - ever -, comprehensive support and training, and the first ever and only money back performance guarantee in the industry.
 
The only thing standard about AdVantis Hospitality Alliance is our commitment to Quality and unquestioned Guest Service. VISTA® and Select Inn affiliations are offered throughout the United States. For franchise opportunities please call 615-904-6133 ext 105 or via email at info@vistarez.com. For more information please visit our website at http://AdVantishotels.com.
 
About Boomerang Hotels:
Boomerang Hotels is a brand with a simple approach to lodging that focuses on delivering the most important services and amenities to guests at a reasonable rate. Comprised of Settle Inn & Suites® and GuestHouse International®, Boomerang Hotels is based in Hendersonville, Tenn. Boomerang Hotels® brands focus on what guests really want: clean, comfortable accommodations, friendly helpful staff, time-saving amenities, and consistently great rates. To learn more about Boomerang Hotels, please contact Dennis Cummings, CHA at 615-264-8046 or dennis@boomeranghotels.com
 
About Budget Host:
Budget Host has 150 affiliated inns located in 37 states. Budget Host affiliates must meet stringent quality standards and provide room rates in the budget range for their respective market areas. For reservations or a free travel directory, call 800 BUD-HOST or visit www.budgethost.com, for franchise information, contact Lisa Sawyer at 817-861-6088.
 
About Key West Inns, Inc.:
Key West Inn, Inc. now has twenty one locations in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Florida. The chain was started by Cory Jackson Sr. and now is led by his son Neal B. Jackson, CHA. Key West Inns, Inc. continues to focus expansion efforts in the Southeastern states from North Carolina to Texas. For more information regarding Key West Inn franchise opportunities, visit www.keywestinnfranchise.com or contact Neal B. Jackson, CHA at 888-836-6680 or Neal@keywestinn.net.


Contact:

Pam Walrond
Director of Marketing 
InnLink LLC
Ph:  (615) 264-8087
pam.walrond@innlink.com

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