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. PHI Properties Inc. Completes Conversion of the Travelodge Niagara Falls
to the Baymont Brand's First Property Outside the U.S.

 PARSIPPANY, N.J. (June 25, 2009) – At a time when news reports are focused on the challenging economic climate, the Baymont brand, one of North America’s fastest growing hotel chains known for its hometown hospitality, continues to grow to meet consumer demand with the opening of its first hotel outside of the U.S.: the 59-room Baymont Inn & Suites® by the Falls hotel in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Owned and operated by PHI Properties Inc., the recently renovated hotel marks a significant achievement in the growth of the Baymont brand, which, since joining the Wyndham Hotel Group family in 2006, has almost doubled the size of its portfolio to more than 225 hotels. 

“With so many loyal Baymont consumers located just across the border, we’ve been focused on finding the right opportunity for the brand to enter the Canadian market,” said Patrick Breen, Baymont Inn & Suites brand senior vice president. “Given its outstanding location and exceptional staff, the Baymont Inn & Suites by the Falls hotel was the ideal choice. As we grow and expand the brand throughout Canada we will continue to seek hotels of a similar quality and character.”

The hotel features a host of complimentary amenities including high-speed wireless Internet access and daily breakfast at the brand’s signature Baymont Breakfast CornerTM, offering Minute Maid® juices, hot coffee and tea, bagels, muffins, hot and cold cereal, waffles and French toast. Other features include a state-of the art business center, fitness center, indoor pool, sauna, hot tub and meeting facilities. 

In addition to the traditional amenities found at the hotel, guests and visitors to the area can enjoy the food and festive atmosphere of the adjacent Wild Wing Restaurant, which offers full lunch and dinner menus and specializes in wings, wraps and salads.

The Baymont Inn & Suites by the Falls hotel (formerly the Travelodge Niagara Falls Near The Falls) is located at 5234 Ferry Street, just a 10 minute walk from The Falls, the Skylon Tower, local casinos and many other area attractions.

Baymont Franchise Systems, Inc., a member of the Wyndham Hotel Group family of lodging brands, is a chain of midscale without food and beverage hotels located throughout the United States and Canada, featuring single, double and suite accommodations. Standard amenities include complimentary continental breakfast with waffles and French toast, free high-speed Internet access, USA TODAY newspaper, free local calls, in-room coffee maker, premium television channels and express check-in and check-out. Select locations feature swimming pools, fitness centers and airport shuttle service. Children under 18 stay free with an adult.

Reservations and information are available by calling (877) 229-6668 or by visiting Baymont Inn & Suites hotels are independently owned and operated under franchise agreements with Baymont Franchise Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN).


Christine Da Silva
Director, Media Relations
Wyndham Hotel Group
22 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ  07054
+1 (973) 753-6590

Also See: La Quinta Owned Baymont Inn & Suites Opens 100th Franchised Property / September 2005



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