La Quinta

La Quinta’s global portfolio of brands includes La Quinta Inns & Suites. The lodging company’s corporate headquarters are in Irving, TX.

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La Quinta Looks to Sell 46 Properties

La Quinta Inns & Suites will soon bring to market 46 of its corporate-owned assets that no longer meet brand criteria, said Wayne Goldberg, president and CEO, Wednesday at The Lodging Conference. By removing its “bottom performers,” Goldberg said La Quinta will ...

La Quinta Blends Team Building, Wine Making

Victor Popp and his staff at the La Quinta Inn & Suites Pasa Robles are now enjoying the fruits of their labor. In October 2010, Popp and his staff set out to make and bottle their own wine and now almost two years later, guests and employees are beginning to enjoy the “Inn-Viting La Quinta Cuvee.”...

MLIS 2012: Hotel Company CEOs Push Rate Growth

Don’t call the Justice Department. There was no rate collusion at yesterday’s Midwest Lodging Investors Summit, but an opening panel of hotel company CEOs pleaded with the industry to be more aggressive in boosting rates. Hotel demand and revenues are at all-time highs, so rates should follow, argued the six chief executives....

Hotel Executives See Clear Path Ahead

The Americas Lodging Investors Summit, held each January on the West Coast, is a good early bellwether of industry sentiment for the year. Budgets are complete, plans are made, and executives are hungry to execute. To get a reading on the sentiment for 2012, Lodging Hospitality gathered a roundtable of industry leaders during this year’s ALIS to gauge future developments, challenges and opportunities for the lodging business....

La Quinta: A Record-Breaking Hotel Chain

While La Quinta executives talked passionately about growth, property performance and the brand’s dynamic corporate culture at its annual conference this week in New Orleans, the big news was of a lighter variety. On the second day of the conference, La Quinta attempted and succeeded at breaking the world’s record for human mattress dominos. ...

Programming Change: La Quinta Goes High Def

Few things are more infuriating for guests than turning on a fancy new flat-screen TV at a nice hotel and having a limited choice of programming in standard definition. ...

La Quinta Puts Customers, Culture First

What began as an idea from a franchisee at one of La Quinta’s first brand council meetings has evolved into the company’s newly defined culture and the debut of its brand customer service experience, “Here For You.”...

‘Bright Light in a Long Tunnel’

The Americas Lodging Investment Summit is the annual bellwether of the industry, setting the tone for the year in lodging. To get an even better understanding of where the hotel world is heading, Lodging Hospitality gathered a roundtable of industry leaders immediately following the conference to discuss their takeaways and to get their thoughts on the year ahead. ...

Driving Guest Loyalty a Focus for La Quinta

Q&A: VP of Marketing Mike Case Discusses Returns program
La Quinta Inn & Suites is in the business of putting people up for a good night’s rest at any of its 800 mid-scale hotels. It has been building new hotels at a steady rate, more than 80 in 2008 and 2009, before slowing down to a projected 50 this year as the economy stalled. The firm is also in the business of making sure travelers—particularly frequent travelers—are aware of and actively participate in its loyalty program, La Quinta Returns....

La Quinta Brand Council Looks to Future

NEWS: Franchise, Corporate Partners Come Together for Open Dialogue
The continued evolution of La Quinta Inns & Suites was on full display last week at the brand council meeting in Irving, TX at the company’s corporate headquarters. A team of 16—six elected franchisees (a seventh was absent), nine corporate executives and facilitator/consultant Lee Dushoff—spent a full day in the company’s training center ...

Green Answer From CBH Hospitality

FEATURE: New La Quinta Being Built to LEED Silver Status
Bhavesh Patel has been asked the same question too many times to count. It’s always the first question he gets from other developers, builders and journalists: Why? Why are he and business partner Hitu Bhakta spending extra money and time to build a green hotel? And not just any hotel ...
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