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 is No Place for Human Trafficking Training Week begins today

My Place Hotels continues to spread human trafficking awareness, promote guest safety through My Place is No Place for Human Trafficking training weeks in January ABERDEEN, S.D. (January 6, 2020) In continuing its call to action in preventing human trafficking, My Place Hotels will further its efforts to promote the human trafficking training made available to all…

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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 Monthly Rewind: October 2019

While the days seem to grow shorter with every day that passes as we make our way through Fall, the memories we make continue to grow in vibrancy and meaningfulness as we travel to new places and develop new stories to celebrate and share with one another. With a focus on telling the story of…

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The Power of Saying Yes

I’m about the farthest thing from a hunter, but our last company hunt might have been my favorite gathering so far. Here’s why. If there’s anything that I have learned over the past year at My Place HQ, it’s that you should ALWAYS accept an RSVP for a company event. Whether it’s the Company Picnic,…

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