Choice Hotels’ mandated EMV solution hits another deadline in two weeks. Properties deemed non-compliant face a $2,500 fine on December 1st – so please, if you have not taken the necessary steps with your property in this area – DO IT NOW. Continue reading EMV Compliance Deadline Approaching – $2,500 Fines from Choice Hotels →
If you’re planning to join us at our 2017 Fall Regional Meetings, please make your plans today. Housing deadlines are approaching:
St. Louis, MO
Comfort Inn St. Louis – Westport
Wingate Altanta Galleria Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
New York New York Hotel & Casino
Use the links below to make your plans today!
If you have a property in the affected storm-hit areas of Texas or Louisiana, please know that ELFA is here for you in whatever capacity we may be able to offer during this challenging time.
We can be reached at 301-580-1905. Connecting with Choice, other franchisees, or sudden closure notices, we’re eager to assist in any way we can during this catastrophic and unprecedented emergency.
Registration is now open for our 2017 Fall Regional Meetings. We’re holding meetings in four locations across the county. Learn more and register today!
There are so many rate codes out there, sometimes it is hard to keep track.
The attached document, relayed by Choice AD Gregory Martin, breaks them down nicely. Please take a moment to review this if you are not 100% familiar with the different OTA channels.
Choice Hotels has sent out a notice today to all franchisees concerning letters that many are receiving from JBSHBM, LLC, in an apparent attempt to try and collect funds and monies from franchisees for alleged ‘patent infringements.’ Following is Choice’s statement from today… Continue reading Choice Responds to Patent Infringement Letters Many Receiving →
We are looking forward to reuniting with fellow franchisees next week at the annual Choice Hotels International Convention. Please make every effort to attend our Tuesday morning Networking (9am) and Roundtable (10am) sessions. Continue reading 2017 ELFA / Econo Lodge Convention Schedule →
Many of us have been deep into updating guest rooms over the winter to meet Choice’s recent March 1st deadlines. Through this process, we have received a number of calls asking for clarity with a number of other items listed in Choice’s GRIP guide. Continue reading Guestroom Improvement Program (GRIP) Notes Update →
The 2017 annual Choice Hotels International Convention is just around the corner, and we would like to highlight some schedule dates and times involving Econo Lodge and ELFA. Continue reading 2017 Convention Highlights & ELFA Booking Link →
In addition to many elements in the new Guestroom Improvement Program having a March 1st, 2017 deadline, please make sure that you have someone on staff that has been certified in the “Room to Be Green” modules on Choice University (Choice U). Continue reading “Room to Be Green” Program Compliance Deadline March 1st →