|Motel 6 Dallas-Fair Park in Dallas|
DALLAS—Motel 6 announced the opening of 22 franchise locations during the first half of 2011. The latest openings include 20 Motel 6 properties and two Studio 6 properties, with a total room count of 1,656.
"Our growth plans in North America are consistent with Accor's strategy to grow its brands and maintain an effective balance as an operator and franchisor," said Olivier Poirot, CEO for Accor North America, Motel 6 and Studio 6. "We will continue our devotion to delivering positive results for our growing pool of franchisees, emphasizing our brand strength and focus on quality and consistency."
The first half of the year additions cover 13 U.S. states and one Canadian province. The Motel 6 network celebrated its 1,100th property opening in January 2011 and continues to aggressively grow the number of franchises in its network with the recent opening of the following hotels:
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Headingley, Manitoba, Canada
Columbus West, OH
Oklahoma City, OK
Tulsa, OK *
Pawleys Island, SC
Harker Heights, TX
* Indicates Studio 6