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hihotels by Hospitality International Announces 2022 Award Winners

Six properties and top vendor win annual awards (ATLANTA, February 1, 2023) – 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 2022 awards. These six properties rose above all the nominees in meeting and exceeding the company’s…

hihotels Welcomes the Red Carpet Inn Edison, NJ

hihotels by Hospitality International is pleased to announce the addition of the Red Carpet Inn in Edison, NJ to our franchise family. Owned by Bharat ‘Raj’ Naik, the 42-room former OYO Hotel increases hihotels’ presence in the Garden State to 15 properties. The hotel in central New Jersey is conveniently located on U.S. Route 1,…

hihotels Welcomes the Red Carpet Inn Elkton, MD

hihotels by Hospitality International is pleased to announce the addition of the Red Carpet Inn in Elkton, MD to our franchise family. Owned by Rahul Patel, the 55-room former Days Inn is hihotels’ fourth property in Maryland. The hotel is conveniently located off I-95, halfway between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Nestled on the northern headwaters of…

hihotels 2022 Northeast Mini-Convention Photo Recap

New staff members Patrick Cheedie (left) and Vic Vescovo (right) and Paul Vakharia help set up. hihotels franchisees are anxious to check in. President & CEO Chris Guimbellot welcomes the group and provides an update on the company. Suchi Reddy from our platinum sponsor, Visual Matrix, with an informative presentation on cybersecurity. Then, it was…

hihotels Hires Industry Veterans Vic Vescovo and Patrick Cheedie

hihotels by Hospitality International, a recognized leader in franchising of conversion and new build hotels for economy lodging, is thrilled to announce the hirings of industry veterans Vic Vescovo and Patrick Cheedie as Franchise Development and Assurance & Marketing Program Directors.

hihotels Welcomes the Scottish Inns & Suites Hitchcock, TX

hihotels by Hospitality International is pleased to announce the addition of the Scottish Inns & Suites hotel in Hitchcock, Texas to our franchise family. Owned by Nareshkumar Patel, Tejal Patel and Ishv Madhu Patel, the 25-room new construction opened for business on July 4. The hotel is conveniently located on Highway 6, just 20 minutes…

2022 AAHOA Convention & Trade Show Photo Recap

AAHOA recently held its annual Convention & Trade Show in Baltimore, Maryland. The hihotels team was in full force. President & CEO Chris Guimbellot met with several members of the media, including Glenn Haussman’s popular No Vacancy podcast. It was great to catch up with so many of our franchisees at the event. Here are…

Industry Publications and Online News

It is more important than ever before that you regularly read the hospitality trade magazines and subscribe to their online services. The magazine subscriptions are very reasonable and most of the daily and online news information services are free. Not only will you know what your competition is doing – but you’ll be able to…

hihotels Expands Reach of its Properties Through New Partnership with Getaroom

hihotels by Hospitality International, a recognized leader in franchising of conversion and new-build hotels for economy lodging, is pleased to announce a partnership with Getaroom, which offers travelers access to competitive rates via its state-of-the-art hotel and lodging website and toll-free call center.

Bolster Your Bookings with a CAGE Code

Looking for a free and easy-to-implement way to increase bookings at your property? Then consider obtaining a CAGE Code from the Department of Defense’s Defense Logistics Agency to be a government contractor.   What is a CAGE Code? A CAGE (Commercial and Government Entity) Code is a unique, five-character, alphanumeric identifier that is required for…

hihotels Adds Kimberly Midkiff to Corporate Team

hihotels by Hospitality International, a recognized leader in franchising of conversion and new build hotels for economy lodging, is thrilled to announce the addition of Kimberly Midkiff as a Franchise Development and Assurance & Marketing Program Director.

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.