Atlanta-based Hospitality Lodging Systems (HLS), a system of 41 hotels, added a new brand in 2016, AmeriVu Inns & Suites. HLS is the parent firm of Budgetel and Haven Hotel brands.
Budgetel added five properties flying its flag and Haven Hotel added two in 2016. Budgetel, which began in November of 2014, now has 30 properties. Haven Hotels, which was introduced in December of 2014, has 5 properties. And AmeriVu has 6.
"Our appeal is to owners who want to dramatically reduce their cost of branding and managing," says Doug Collins, chairman and CEO of HLS. "Benefits such as lower fees, proven support services, and an owner-friendly contract combine to offer both a sound long-term investment and strong immediate returns."
The company says it aims to have 20 properties...