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hihotels by Hospitality International Reveals 2023 Award Winners

hihotels is thrilled to announce our 2023 award winners.

hihotels Welcomes the Scottish Inns – Decatur, TX

hihotels by Hospitality International is pleased to announce the addition of the Scottish Inns hotel in Decatur, Texas to our franchise family. Owned by Sunlight Partnership LLC, the 45-room former Best Western gives hihotels a key presence in Wise County, which is a part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan statistical area. The hotel is conveniently…

hihotels Welcomes the Master Hosts Inns – Airport Plaza Hotel in Jamaica, NY

hihotels by Hospitality International is pleased to announce the addition of the Master Hosts Inns Airport Plaza Hotel in Jamaica, New York to our franchise family. Owned by Pride Hospitality LLC, the 61-room former OYO is hihotels’ 13th property in the Empire State. The hotel is located four miles from JFK Airport and just steps…

Hotel Management – One on One with Hospitality International’s Chris Guimbellot

Hospitality International CEO Chris Guimbellot discusses his long history with the company and how stepping away gave him a fresh perspective on the company’s direction.

Four Properties Activated into hihotels System

Three Scottish Inns open in Texas and a Passport Inn goes live in Pennsylvania

hihotels Welcomes the Passport Inn Paradise, PA

hihotels by Hospitality International is pleased to announce the addition of the Passport Inn in Paradise, Pennsylvania to our franchise family. Owned by Saraswati Group, Inc., the 25-room former Rodeway Inn is hihotels’ 20th property in the Keystone State. The hotel is conveniently located along Route 30, less than 10 miles from Lancaster, which is…

hihotels Welcomes the Red Carpet Inn – Lester, PA

hihotels by Hospitality International is pleased to announce the addition of the Red Carpet Inn -Philadelphia Airport in Lester, PA to our franchise family. Owned by Vinod Patel, Bharat Naik and Arav Naik, the 46-room former Econo Lodge is hihotels’ 17th property in Pennsylvania. The hotel is conveniently located near I-95, just one mile away…

Photography is Key When Posting on Social Media

In the marketing world, where content is king, images are the emperor. As humans, we connect emotionally to images more than text or audio. People take action quicker and make more decisions when prompted by images, rather than reading text. Because social media feeds are bombarded and updated constantly with new content, having an image…

hihotels by Hospitality International Announces 2021 Award Winners

hihotels by Hospitality International, a recognized leader in franchising of conversion and new build hotels for economy lodging, is pleased to announce the winners of its 2021 awards. These winning properties rose above all the nominees in meeting and exceeding the company’s standards of operations last year.

hihotels Welcomes the Scottish Inns – Bakersfield, CA

hihotels by Hospitality International is pleased to announce the addition of the Scottish Inns hotel in Bakersfield, California to our franchise family. Owned by Ken Patel, the 62-room former Knights Inn is hihotels’ first property in Bakersfield, which is California’s ninth-most populous city. The hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Bakersfield and is…

Something to Consider: How Healthy is Your Gross Operating Profit Post, Post-COVID?

By Ruben Reyes, Assurance & Marketing Program Director   According to AAA, more than 50 million travelers were expected to hit the road for the Thanksgiving holiday this year, and 95% of these vacationers were expected to travel by car. These travel statistics reached pre-pandemic levels and were just 4% below 2019 levels, according to…

Something to Consider: Performance-Based Marketing

By Ruben Reyes, Assurance & Marketing Program Director   In a recent article, I talked about the importance of working with online travel agencies – to increase your hotel’s bookings and improve your online presence. One of the perks that goes along with working with an OTA is that your property’s listing is not only…

Hotel Executive – Economy Hotels: Maintaining Relevance in a Competitive Market

Since first appearing in the early 20th century, motels have had to evolve to keep up with guest expectations. In this article, Penny Duelk, Assurance and Marketing Program Director, discusses how those motels can continue to evolve.

Tips to Manage Your Hotel’s Social Media Program

Social media is a commitment, but not an overwhelming task. If you (or you and your trusted staff members) devote time weekly toward social media, you will see strong growth over time. Don’t get discouraged if you don’t see results overnight. It takes time for your pages to gain traction, but once they do, you…

hihotels Launches New Consumer Website

hihotels by Hospitality International, a recognized leader in franchising of conversion and new-build hotels for economy lodging, is pleased to announce the launch of its new consumer website at stayhihotels.com.

Today’s Hotelier – When the Going Gets Tough

Ruben Reyes, Assurance & Marketing Program Director, writes about striking a balance when working with OTA’s in tough financial time.