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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From Five to 50: Five Years of Franchising with My Place Hotels

As we celebrate the forthcoming opening of our 50th hotel in our fifth year of franchising, we’re taking a look back on the pivotal milestones that have shaped our identity since launching our franchise system in 2014. 2014 Our journey in franchising began in early 2014 with the announcement of a new addition to the…

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Welcoming Wisconsin’s First My Place Hotel

With the new friends we made, the old friends we were reunited with and the prospect of long-lasting relationships with everyone we met, our first taste of Wisconsin was even sweeter than expected. Join us as we reflect on our memorable experience at the Grand Opening of My Place Hotel – Mount Pleasant, WI, on…

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From Racing to Rewarded: Reflecting on the 2019 My Place Hotels 360 Knoxville Nationals

Having had the opportunity to promote our hotels and our Stay Rewarded® loyalty program to over 15,000 loyal race fans thanks to My Place Altoona and Ankeny’s title sponsorship of the 29th annual My Place Hotels 360 Knoxville Nationals Presented by Great Southern Bank, My Place HQ’s experience in Iowa was more than impactful. It…

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The Layover: Q&A with Pineapple Pete

In the latest installment of The Layover, we celebrate Pineapple Pete’s one year workiversary with the brand as Chief Hospitality Officer, get real about what it’s like to be a pineapple in a people world, and even identify the secret behind his iconic leaf-do. Aloha Pete! It’s your one year workiversary with My Place Hotels…

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