Shreveport, LA, January 26, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Aimbridge Hospitality chosen to manage Howard Johnson Inn.
Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with over 7,260 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today announced plans to convert Jameson Inn to Howard Johnson Inn. The property will be managed by Channel Point Hospitality, LLC, a wholly owned and operated subsidiary of Aimbridge Hospitality, a hotel and real estate management company based in Dallas.
Dave Johnson, President and CEO of Aimbridge Hospitality, is thrilled about Aimbridge Hospitality's new partnership with Howard Johnson
"We are privileged to add a premium Wyndham-branded hotel to our portfolio, as we have a proven track record with the company," said Johnson.
The hotel is situated on Financial Plaza just off the Pines Road area of the city. The hotel has 67 rooms, free WiFi, a fitness center and swimming pool. Every room has a pillow top mattress, microwave and refrigerator as well as a personal gourmet coffee maker. Breakfast is complementary to all guests and includes homemade Belgian waffles, pastries and southern style biscuits and sausage gravy
"I have no doubts that Howard Johnson will be a huge success," said General Manager Emma Hebert. "We are a great hotel in an excellent location, and we are very proud to now be flying a Wyndham flag."
Wyndham Hotel Group will honor its Wyndham Rewards program at The Howard Johnson. For more information on The Howard Johnson Shreveport, please visit www.wyndhamworldwide.com or www.aimbridgehospitality.com.
About Wyndham Hotel Group
Wyndham Hotel Group, part of Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN), is the world’s largest hotel company with nearly 7,260 hotels and approximately 618,100 rooms in 66 countries under the hotel brands: Wyndham® Hotels and Resorts, Ramada®, Days Inn®, Super 8®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Microtel Inn & Suites® by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, TRYP by WyndhamSM, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge® and Knights Inn®. In addition, the company has license agreements to franchise the Planet Hollywood Hotels, Dream® and Night® brands and provide management services globally.
All hotels are independently owned and operated excluding certain Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham and TRYP by Wyndham hotels as well as certain international Ramada, Days Inn and Super 8 hotels, which may be managed by one of the affiliates of Wyndham Hotel Group.
Wyndham Hotel Group is based in Parsippany, N.J. Additional information is available at www.wyndhamworldwide.com. For more information about hotel franchising opportunities visit www.whgdevelopment.com.
About Aimbridge Hospitality
Aimbridge Hospitality is one of the nation’s leading independent hotel investment and management firms with a proven track record for delivering superior returns for its strategic partners in a variety of markets and economic cycles. Aimbridge provides management, asset management, development, renovation and consulting services. Based in Dallas, Texas and with development offices in Chicago, Dallas and Puerto Rico, Aimbridge currently owns and/or manages more than 180 upscale, independent and branded hotels with nearly 25,000 rooms across the United States and the Caribbean, including such affiliations as Marriott, Hilton, Embassy Suites, DoubleTree, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Aloft, Hyatt, Wyndham, Choice Hotels and the Phoenix Inn Suites chain of hotels. For more information on Aimbridge Hospitality, please visit www.aimbridgehospitality.com.
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