Information to help you finalize your plans to join us at the Fall Meeting on November 14 in Anaheim, CA.
Information to help you finalize your plans to join us at the Fall Meeting in Atlanta, GA on October 30.
Information to help you finalize your travel plans for our Fall Regional Meeting on October 24 in Joliet, IL.
Make your plans to attend one of our five Econo Lodge Fall Regional Meetings, held in convenient locations across the country. With a new, one-day format, we’re working to maximize your experience and minimize your time away from the hotel.
This year’s education sessions can’t be missed. From Human Trafficking awareness (and certifications) to Guest Relations training to updates on Choice Corporate and Group Sales program and more, Fall Regional events are the best opportunity of the year to get the latest in what is happening with your brand, in smaller more connected sessions.
Choice Hotels is implementing a new fee for ‘valid complaints’ that escalate beyond the property level and reach Choice Hotels Guest Relations department. Beginning July 1st, Econo Lodge properties will be assessed a $70 fee per occurrence. Continue reading Guest Relations Case Management Fee Update →
This document was handed out at Convention, and in case you did not pick one up we wanted to post a copy online for your convenience.
Choice Hotels unveiled two weeks ago changes to its Reputation Management department’s activity and fee structure. Among the key changes are increases in fees per occurrence for the current 72-hour negative review non-response activity, accelerating at 6 and 10 per month levels, though offering no fee for a single missed response once per quarter. Continue reading Reputation Management Program Changes / New Fee Structure →
SupplyWorks, a Home Depot company, is offering all ELFA Members a 15% discount on their first hotel / guest supply order through the end of May as part of their Convention special and welcome offer. Continue reading New ELFA Sponsor SupplyWorks Offering 15% Off First Order thru May 31st →
Please make plans to attend the following ELFA and Econo Lodge functions at the upcoming Choice Hotels International Convention. There is obviously much to discuss and review, and the greater the participation from ELFA members and Econo Lodge franchisees, the better it is for all of us.
Tuesday May 1st – 9:00 am – ELFA Networking and Breakfast – Mandalay Bay Jasmine ABEF
Meet other area franchisees and ELFA leadership and share your experiences. New Econo Lodge AD’s from Choice Hotels will be on hand. ELFA Sponsor specials.
Tuesday May 1st – 10:00 am – ELFA Roundtable & Elections – Mandalay Bay Jasmine ABEF
Get the latest on ELFA activity and help us plan discussions with Choice Hotels leadership.
Wednesday May 2nd – 1:00 pm – Econo Lodge Brand Session – Mandalay Bay South Seas
Find out what new programs Choice Hotels has in store for franchisees for the coming year.
Wednesday May 2nd – 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm – ELFA / ROA Member Reception – Luxor Hotel & Casino Lotus Room
Enjoy, fun, food, and libations at our annual reception, with humorist Jay Vasavada, dance music, and Indian catering by Rajbhog.
Education Sessions – All Days
Tim Tobin, CHI’s VP of Franchisee Onboarding & Learning, has offered up a list of Educational Classes that can be especially beneficial to Economy and Owner-Operator led properties. Please download the attached PDF for topics, locations, and schedules.
ELFA is excited to announce another $2,000 scholarship program for the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year available to employees or family members of an Econo Lodge franchise towards an accredited college or technical school tuition for the coming academic year. Continue reading 2018-2019 ELFA Scholarship Applications Now Active →