Travelodge, the UK’s budget hotel chain announces it is opening six hotels in the lead up to Christmas. This equates to an average of one hotel opening every 12 days.
These six hotels represent an appropriate investment value of GBP 45 million (USD 55.13 million) for third party investors and will create 135 new jobs. They will also boost the company’s portfolio to 595 hotels in the UK, Ireland and Spain. This includes over 44,500 rooms.
The six Travelodge hotels opening over the next 12 weeks includes one Travelodge Plus hotel, two hotels featuring SuperRooms, three new towns getting their first Travelodge and four hotels with an on-site restaurant called the Bar Café.
The hotel locations include Chippenham, Edinburgh, London Dagenham and Beckton, Rochester and Sittingbourne.
Shakila Ahmed, communications director of Travelodge said: “Despite the uncertainty facing the UK, the long-term prospects for low-cost hotels remain strong. In the lead up to Christmas, we are extending our hotel network and creating jobs. We are focused on ensuring that we can give consumers the right choice, in the right place, at the right price.”