The Guest Post: Framing Local Color

When you have out-of-town visitors, you probably show them interesting local places including scenic locations, historic areas, and attractions. My Place Hotels follows that line of thinking by showing guests colorful, framed photographs of area highlights on exhibit throughout the hotels. Many of the framed artworks show the most famous or visually representative nearby places.…

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Great Faces and Great Places

Multi-day conferences can be exhausting, sometimes competitive, and yes, boring. I’ve been to plenty, from national real estate gatherings to news organization conferences. But there was a different feel to the Jan. 21-23 South Dakota Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Pierre. It was more like a happy reunion with old friends. And as the days…

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My Place Hotels: History, and parallels, in plastic tubs

Back in 1993 when the Super 8 brand was sold, a treasure-trove of information from decades of its history were put into a warehouse at the franchise birthplace in Aberdeen, S.D. Later it was stashed safely out of sight in a My Place Hotels headquarters storage room. Super 8 founders and former corporate employees still…

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The Guest Post: Finding Home on the Road

While My Place Hotels are a welcome overnight stay for weary travelers, they’re more than a one-nighter for more and more people who need a place to call home for longer. The extended-stay concept offered by My Place continues to see unprecedented growth. We spoke with guests who told us why My Place is theirs…

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The Guest Post: Connecting with Influencers

Influencers inform, entertain, draw readers to My Place Hotels You may have seen social media posts featuring stories and photos by our carefully selected travel crew that stays at My Place Hotels of America locations across the country. They’re our “influencers,” people who do more than just tell others about My Place Hotels. They take…

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