Hotels have world vision
“Letter of the Week” Edinburg Evening News
July 13, 2010
TWO city hotels have become the first to join a major United States hotel group to boost their image abroad. Edinburgh House Hotel on Pilrig Street and Blue Rainbow Aparthotel on Queen Street have signed up with Magnuson Hotels to “go global”.
Recent figures showed that occupancy rates in hotels across Scotland had slumped to 57 per cent this year, while overall the UK has declined from 71 per cent in 2007 to just 57.7 per cent.
About Magnuson Hotels, the fastest growing hotel chain in history.
In only seven years, Magnuson Hotels headquartered in Spokane, WA has become the world’s largest independent hotel group, representing nearly 1500 hotels and a combined affiliate base with assets in excess of $5.5 Billion. One of the top 10 global hotel chains, Magnuson Hotels was the #1 Hotel Company of Inc. Magazine’s 2009 annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest growing privately owned U.S. companies. With a four year reservation sales growth of 595%, Magnuson Hotels is listed in the top 100 U.S. business services companies.