Industry Update
Press Release15 October 2014

Magnuson Hotels Reports 200th Choice Franchise Conversion

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Magnuson Worldwide

Magnuson Hotels announced today its 200th Choice Hotels franchise conversion, the Magnuson Hotel Washington located in Washington, North Carolina.

Formerly the Quality Inn Washington, the hotel will upgrade its local, regional, and national market positioning to attract travelers via an affiliation with Magnuson Hotels' global portfolio of nearly 2,000 hotels.

Driving the rapid growth of Choice Hotel conversions to the Magnuson brand are Magnuson's growing consumer awareness and recent certification to the US Franchise Registry, the national listing of brands approved by the US Small Business Administration (SBA). Total 2014 YTD Magnuson Hotels brand growth has risen 40% over same period 2013.

The 58-room hotel is located near the historic waterfront district of Washington, North Carolina off US Highways 17 and 264. Nearby attractions include the Washington Civic Center, Belle of Washington, Goose Creek State Park, and the Turnage Theater.

Founded in 2003, Magnuson Hotels has become the fastest growing hotel chain in history, representing nearly 2,000 hotels worldwide with assets in excess of $6.0 Billion. One of the top ten global hotel chains, Magnuson Hotels has been designated the #1 Hotel Company of Inc. Magazine's 5,000 fastest growing private U.S. companies.

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Midscale hotels & resorts. Because of our simple standards, low fees and owner freedom, Magnuson Hotels is the number one conversion brand in the market. Over 400 Best Westerns, 250 Wyndhams and 200 Choice franchises have switched to Magnuson.
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About Magnuson Worldwide:

Since its launch sixteen years ago, Magnuson Worldwide has become America's fastest growing hotel brand and a top 15 global chain, marketing over 1,000 hotels across six countries and three continents. Magnuson Worlwide's newly formed distribution partnership with Chinese operator Jin Jiang Hotels and Europe's Louvre Hotels is the world's largest hotel alliance, forming a consortium of over 8,000 hotels and 800,000 rooms worldwide, equal to the size of a top 2 global hotel chain.

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