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Press Release25 September 2015

Lexington by Vantage Reveals Plans to Build Property in Fort Lauderdale Area

158-room Inn & Suites to use brand’s innovative prototype

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The Lexington Collection

CLEVELAND -- Lexington® by Vantage, a collection of inns, hotels and suites in the midscale to upscale lodging segments, is pleased to announce plans to build a 158-room Lexington Inn & Suites in Dania Beach, FL that will be using the brand's innovative prototype. The hotel will be owned by a Vantage Hospitality affiliate and is expected to break ground soon.

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The Dania Beach property, located five miles south of Fort Lauderdale, continues Lexington's steady growth and follows the recent opening of a Lexington Inn & Suites in Effingham, IL, which was also a new build. Lexington's leading new construction program includes sleek design features and provides flexibility to meet virtually any environment or site requirements.

"Hoteliers interested in building new will be impressed with the flexibility, affordability and adaptability of our prototype, and how it so uniquely brings together innovation and operational efficiency. We will continue our momentum by soon announcing another new construction project in Florida at the Miami airport that's currently under PS&A/contract review, as well as two in California," said Roger Bloss, Founder, President & CEO of Vantage Hospitality Group, which also operates the Americas Best Value Inn®, Canadas Best Value Inn®, Value Inn Worldwide®, Country Hearth Inn & Suites®, Jameson Inn®, Signature Inn®, America's Best Inns & Suites®, and 3 Palms Hotels & Resorts® brands.

Vantage's corporate headquarters are in Coral Springs, FL and there are nearly 30 Vantage Hotels located throughout the state, including the Lexington Hotel & Conference Center, Jacksonville Riverwalk – a 323-room property situated on the south bank of the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville with 35,000 square feet of event space, which was recently acquired by a Vantage affiliate. The Dania Beach project will further increase Vantage's presence in South Florida.

"This hotel is a fantastic way to create more awareness and continue our growth in our own back yard and nationally. This property is also a wonderful business opportunity, as its proximity to seaports and Fort Lauderdale's airport will provide a healthy share of the cruise and business travel markets," said Vantage COO & CFO Bernie Moyle.

The first floor will prominently feature the Lexington Loggia – a unique, open-air extension of the lobby that will serve as a perfect gathering spot for socializing, relaxing or holding casual meetings. Other amenities will include an outdoor pool on the second floor, a meeting room and fully equipped fitness center.

Offering low, member-driven fees; flexible agreements; and comprehensive revenue management, marketing and sales resources that help maximize ROI potential, Lexington attracts hoteliers seeking an affordable alternative to traditional hotel franchising. Hoteliers also benefit from A Voice and A Vote® in all major brand decisions, reasonable brand standards & PIPs, ongoing training and support, and the most advanced global CRS, powered by Sabre.

"Whether an owner is looking to build new or make a change with a branded property, Lexington has proven to be the right brand. No one else can offer the flexible fee structure and the comprehensive distribution, marketing, and revenue management resources that Lexington provides," said Mark Williams, the Group President of Vantage Hospitality's Upscale Brands.

For more information about the benefits of converting to or building a Lexington, visit JoinLexington.com or contact Williams at [email protected] or 877-311-2378.

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Lexington Inns and Hotels are a collection of select-service properties and full-service hotels that provide hotel owners the best of both worlds - the freedom of a membership and the resources of a franchise.
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About Vantage Hospitality Group, Inc.

Vantage Hospitality Group, Inc., has been recognized as one of the most progressive hotel companies in the

history of the lodging industry. With over 1,200 properties worldwide, Vantage is the only hotel company to be ranked among the Inc. 500/5000 List of America"s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for eight consecutive years. Supported by the resources of a franchise and the freedom of a membership organization, hotel owners around the globe have embraced Vantage"s philosophy that puts control back in their hands, allowing them to be "In Business for Themselves, Not by Themselves." Vantage Hotels is among the top 10 hotel franchisors based on the number of hotels in its system. Whether a property is a member of Vantage"s legacy brands, the award-winning Americas Best Value Inn brand (with its sister brands, Canadas Best Value Inn and Value Inn Worldwide) and the ground-breaking Lexington by Vantage, or of the Jameson Inn, Country Hearth Inn & Suites, or Signature Inn brands, all Vantage Hotels members enjoy the opportunity to maximize their revenue and asset value through Vantage"s low fees and reasonable contract terms; flexible, straightforward agreements; A Voice and A Vote® in major brand initiatives; the most comprehensive resources, support and CRS in the industry; sensible PIPs, and a culture that is centered on educating, not mandating. Membership in Vantage brands in the United States is offered (as a franchise) through Vantage Franchising, Inc., and in Canada, through Vantage Franchising (Canada) Inc., wholly-owned subsidiaries of Vantage Hospitality Group, Inc. For more information, visit www.JoinVantageHotels.com.
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