The grand opening of the first Budgetel hotel occurred on Nov. 7 in Bossier City, Louisiana, a suburb of Shreveport. Among those celebrating the festivities were (left to right): partner's son Rickey Patel; franchisees Rita and Andy Desai; Budgetel Executive Vice President Randy Evanchyk; 9-year old son of the franchisees, Kishan Desai; partners Pina and Mickey Bhakta; and partner Dennis Patel. Also attending the event was Budgetel chairman Mike Patel. The property features 114 rooms.
Peter G. Mathon
P.R. Counsel for Budgetel Franchise System
Mathon & Associates
3275 Lenox Road Suite 207
Atlanta, GA 30324