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 Key West Inns, Inc. Names Rick Patel
as the Chain Brand Manager

Birmingham, AL, January 14th, 2009 --- The Southeastern hotel chain, Key West Inns, Inc. has hired Mr. Rick Patel as the chain Brand Manager. Now with 21 locations, Key West Inns will focus on chain growth while offering assisting the current franchisees.

As a former Key West Inn franchisee, Rick Patel brings seven years of successful KWI operations back to the brand. Along with his Key West Inn experience, Rick has owned a total of three hotels. In Rick’s earlier career he served for 16 years as the International Director of Operations for the McDonald’s restaurant chain for Europe and Asia.

President of Key West Inns, Neal B. Jackson is excited about Rick’s involvement with the chain. “Rick is an excellent hotel operator and we are pleased that he has joined the Key West Inn team.” In addition to providing assistance to the Key West Inn hotels, Rick will also focus on chain growth in franchise sales.

Key West Inns and Key West Inns and Suites are now operating in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, and Mississippi. Key West Inns saw 40 % growth in 2008 and looks to add additional locations in 2009. For franchise information, visit


Neal B. Jackson, CHA
#1 Office Park Circle, Ste 101
Birmingham, Alabama 35223
Phone: 205-874-2006 

Also See: Key West Inns Attributes Booking Engine and Website Developer for Increased Reservations / November 2008
Key West Inn Brand a Popular Choice in Slowing Economy / July 2008


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