Vantage Hospitality Expands Resources for its Members with Addition of 11 People to Corporate Offices
(CLEVELAND, November 9, 2009) – Vantage Hospitality Group, the parent company of Americas Best Value Inn, Canadas Best Value Inn, Chinas Best Value Inn, Value Inn Worldwide and the Lexington Collection, recently added 11 people to the corporate offices in its continued effort to provide the most innovative programs and comprehensive resources for its hotel owners.
New to the Vantage team is a quartet of Membership Development Directors: Chris Stark (Northwest Region), Nicole Shedd (Mountain West Region), Todd Howard (Northeast Region) and Jason Decker (Lexington Collection). Also joining the team are eBusiness Reporting Specialist Brandon Shaw, Tour & Travel Wholesale Manager Antonio Llorens, Content Specialists Azlima Simmons and Chrisly Andre, Corporate Events Administrator Francheska Vitalich, Media Manager Steve Shaffer, and Group Sales Coordinator Pam Lacey.
[quote]”Vantage’s brands have experienced tremendous growth with over 100 new properties so far this year due to our innovative Freestyle Brand Affiliation model. As a result, while other companies are laying people off due to the economy, we have continued to hire the best and brightest talent so that we can keep ahead of the industry and exceed our members’ expectations. Everything we do, we do for our members, so they can expect even more programs, resources, education and training that lead to increased revenue and return on investment,” said Roger Bloss, Founder, President and CEO of Vantage Hospitality.[/quote]
[box type=”tick”]About Vantage Hospitality Group, Inc.
Headquartered in Coral Springs, Fla., Vantage Hospitality Group is the 11th largest hotel company worldwide and the only hotel company to be ranked four years in a row on the Inc. 500/5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies. Founded in 1996, the company has grown to include a broad spectrum of hospitality-related ventures, managing resources in hotel ownership, management, marketing, national brand affiliation and real estate. Vantage’s award-winning membership hotel brand, Americas Best Value Inn, has been recognized by the lodging industry as one of the fastest growing chains six years in a row. The company continues to grow with the Lexington Collection – the only membership hotel brand in the upper-mid to upscale lodging segments. Vantage will continue to expand its brands domestically, as well as in international markets including India, China, Canada, Mexico, Europe, North Africa, and the Gulf Region.[/box]