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Knights Inn Hotel Brand Opens its 350th Property with the
40-room Knights Inn Lenoir City in Lenoir, Tennessee

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (August 4, 2011)
– Economy hotel chain Knights Inn® today announced its continued expansion in the U.S. with the opening of the brand’s 350th property: the Knights Inn Lenoir City in Lenoir, Tennessee.

Located just west of Knoxville, Tenn., the 40-room hotel marks a major milestone for the growing brand, which, in the last five years, has added more than 125 hotels throughout the U.S. and Canada.

“The opening of our 350th property is an exciting accomplishment and is indicative of the outstanding momentum that the Knights Inn brand has been building over the years,” said Rajiv Bhatia, Knights Inn brand senior vice president. “With a simple to understand contract, big-brand resources through the greater Wyndham Hotel Group, a highly successful guest loyalty program and some of the lowest fees in the industry, we continue to provide hotel owners seeking a nationally known brand affiliation with one of the most attractive and value-oriented options in the industry.”

Other markets recently entered by the brand include new locations in western states such as Washington, Utah, Colorado and Wyoming. In addition, the brand has seen steady growth throughout Texas.

The Knights Inn Lenoir City hotel is conveniently located off I-75 and at the southern entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.  It offers guests single, double and suite accommodations. In addition to free high-speed wireless Internet access and a complimentary continental breakfast, the property offers an outdoor pool and sun deck as well as an on-site meeting facility and fitness center.

Knights Inn, a member of the Wyndham Hotel Group family of lodging brands, is a growing chain of economy hotels located throughout the United States. All hotels offer complimentary continental breakfast, while select properties allow pets, offer in-room refrigerators and provide fax and copy services. Children under 18 stay free with an adult.

Knights Inn hotels participate in Wyndham Rewards, the world’s largest lodging loyalty program as measured by more than 6,500 participating hotels throughout 36 countries worldwide.

Reservations and information are available by calling (888) 288-5093 or by visiting Knights Inn hotels are independently owned and operated under franchise agreements with Knights Franchise Systems, an indirect subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN). For information about hotel franchising opportunities visit


Rob Myers
Public Relations Manager
Wyndham Hotel Group
22 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ 07054
+1 (973) 753-6590

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