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Old Dec 13, 12, 2:20 pm
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Originally Posted by djp98374 View Post
I know many hotels are built andown separatly and then contracted with a brand name.

What I was referencing was why there are no Marriotts in some of the national Park gateway towns. The Marriott could easily push to attatch its name to an existing hotel.

Amazing how you can go to a newly built Fairfield Inn on the east coast and west coast and looking strikingly similar---I wonder the luck in that.
The issue isn't putting your name on a building or having the building look the and the services to be the same....the issue is the ROI for the developer, if MI was willing to reduce their fees you'd see their brands in many more locations but MI feels their brands are premium brands (when compared to the compset) and should carry a premium cost to use them....
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