Budgetel brand to return to U.S. with property in Louisiana

The Budgetel brand will make its reappearance on the U.S. hotel scene in early October, when a former Shoneys Inn in Bossier City, La., a suburb of Shreveport, is due to open after renovations at the 114-room hotel are done.

The Budgetel brand was retired by then-owner La Quinta in 1998, when all hotels were reflagged as Baymont Inns & Suites. In March of this year, an investment group led by Mike and R.C. Patel bought the Budgetel brand from the Blackstone Group.

By years end, Budgetel expects to have 10 hotels open; an additional 45 hotels are scheduled to open in 2008.

To contact the reporter who wrote this article, send e-mail to [email protected].


From Our Partners

From Our Partners

2022 VisitScotland Logo
Fall in Love with Scotland
Register Now
World of Luxury 12.06.21 Horizontal
World of Luxury
Read More
What's New 2022
What’s New 2022
Watch Now

JDS Travel News JDS Viewpoints JDS Africa/MI