Vantage

Vantage Hospitality is a membership organization with two brands: Americas Best Value Inn and the Lexington Collection. The lodging company’s corporate headquarters are in Westlake Village, CA


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ABVI Members Renew Internet Marketing Surcharge

Owners of Americas Best Value Inn properties voted on six resolutions at the chain’s annual convention last week in Las Vegas. The membership (including properties in the Canadas Best Value Inn chain) overwhelmingly approved all six initiatives. ...

Vantage Continues to Grow, Looks to India

“Just Imagine,” the theme for the first convention of what is now Vantage Hospitality, turned out to be perfect foreshadowing of what the future would hold for the then-fledgling hotel brand company. In the 13 years since that first meeting, the group has achieved unprecedented growth as well as respect for its common-sense approach to lodging affiliation. ...

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....

ABVI Makes Renovations Easy as 1-2-3

For Americas Best Value Inn owners, “renovations are as easy $1, $2, $3” a day. Vantage Hospitality and one of its preferred vendors, American Hotel Register Company, created a program offering owners the ability to choose one of three packages and pay $1, $2 or $3 a day per room if renovations are needed....

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....

Can Room Key Be The Great Equalizer?

While sitting in the lobby of the JW Marriott at LA Live last month, John F. Davis III couldn’t keep his phone quiet. The CEO of Room Key was already a popular man, but now he was getting message after message about what Michael Shannon had just said on stage at the Nokia Theatre during the Americas Lodging Investment Summit. The managing director at KSL Capital ...

Vantage Hospitality Stays On the Move

In June of this year, Vantage Hospitality hit the 1,000-property milestone in the12th year since its founding. Last week at its annual convention and trade show, founder and CEO Roger Bloss made it clear Vantage was far from done. ...

Is a War Brewing Between Hotel Franchisors and Franchisees?

It’s been nearly 15 years since full-scale warfare broke out between hotel franchise companies and the franchise community, led by activists within the Asian American Hotel Owners Association. The beef was the franchisors’ unwillingness (said AAHOA) to conform to AAHOA’s 12 point of fair franchising, a manifesto crafted to hold brand companies’ feet to the fire ...

Independent Thinking: Franchise Companies Target Independents with New Collections

The Hutton Hotel is slightly off the beaten path. It’s a little more than a walk to the famed honky-tonk bars on Broadway in Nashville and other attractions like the Country Music Hall of Fame and convention center. The 248-room independent hotel was designed to be an alternative to the usual array of branded hotels surrounding those venues, ...

Husband and Wife ABVI Owners Double As Development Directors

The best ambassadors for a brand are happy members or franchisees. That’s the premise of a unique appointment at Americas Best Value Inn, the Vantage Hospitality chain known for its flexibility, innovation and member involvement....

Back To Its Roots: Vantage Debuts 1000th Hotel at AAHOA Conference

The AAHOA annual convention has been good for Vantage Hospitality. A little more than 11 years ago, the company introduced its first brand, Americas Best Value Inn, to the industry at a AAHOA annual meeting. Yesterday, at the opening of the trade show during this year’s AAHOA conference in Las Vegas, the now two-brand company announced the opening of its 1000th property. ...

Vantage Hospitality Training Aims to Standardize Service

Vantage Hospitality Group is taking its three-year-old Vantage Academy on a 13-city tour. The free one-day training program is all about hands-on activities. Vantage is owner of America’s Best Value Inn and the Lexington Collection brands, with 900 member hotels in North America and China. ...

‘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. ...

Hotel Industry Is Ready to Rebound

2011 will be a pivotal year for the U.S. hotel industry as owners and operators strive to keep last year’s momentum intact. While operational performance should continue to improve, questions remain on how robust the transactions market will be and when new hotel development will return. ...


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