Magnuson adds Amarillo as 100th Branded Hotel
June 20, 2013
Magnuson Hotels, the world’s largest independent hotel group, announced today the addition of its 100th branded hotel, the Magnuson Grand Hotel Amarillo.
Formerly the Ambassador Hotel in Amarillo, Texas, this 263 room hotel will upgrade its local, regional and national market to attract business, group and leisure travelers via an affiliation with Magnuson Hotels’ Global Portfolio of nearly 2,000 hotels.
The 263-room Magnuson Grand Hotel Amarillo is located near the Amarillo Zoo, Wonderland Amusement Park, and the Amarillo Museum of Art. The Amarillo International Airport is just 12 miles away, and the hotel provides guests with complimentary airport shuttle service. The Magnuson Grand Hotel Amarillo features 8,000 feet of meeting space, catering services and onsite wedding specialists. The facility includes an indoor pool and hot tub, fitness center, free high speed internet access and two onsite restaurants; TGI Fridays and the Heritage Park Restaurant.
“We are proud to welcome Dinesh Patel and his entire staff as Magnuson Hotels’ 100th branded hotel, and are fully committed to increasing their visibility and reservations,” stated Thomas Magnuson, CEO of Magnuson Worldwide.
As a Magnuson Hotels affiliate, the Magnuson Grand Hotel Amarillo is a member of the Magnuson Hotels Premier Collection, an elite portfolio of the highest quality hotels and locations represented by Magnuson Worldwide.
The Magnuson Grand Hotel Amarillo will receive complete global brand representation without the costs and requirements of franchise brand affiliation. It will expand its business through Magnuson Hotels’ massive hotel reservation network including 650,000 GDS travel agents, all global corporate accounts, over 2,000 Internet booking channels such as Global Hotel Exchange, Expedia, Hotels.com, Priceline, and all major airlines websites.