How to be a Human Swiss Army Knife

Thomas Magnuson  – Co-founder & CEO Magnuson Hotels   Pepperdine Graziago Professor John Mooney, Academic Director, Executive Doctorate of Business Administration & Associate Professor at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School  – In conversation with Thomas Magnuson (MBA ‘89) at January 2021’s Graziadio Day Around the World: Europe  – 08 February, 2021   When you start a business you […]

Heart of a lion: The harsh reality of entrepreneurship

Thomas Magnuson – Co-founder & CEO Magnuson Hotels Pepperdine Graziago Professor John Mooney, Academic Director, Executive Doctorate of Business Administration and Associate Professor at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School in conversation with Thomas Magnuson (MBA ‘89) at January 2021’s Graziadio Day Around the World: Europe  – 08 February, 2021 There are a billion different reasons which drive people […]

Hotelbeds deal expands Magnuson Hotels’ access to 60,000 travel trade buyers

London UK/Spokane WA -20 October 2020  Palma, Spain,  20 October 2020 – Hotelbeds, the world’s leading bedbank, announces today a new strategic agreement with Magnuson Hotels, the fast growing global franchise alternative brand.  This agreement provides Magnuson Hotels with access to Hotelbeds’ high-value distribution network of more than 60,000 travel trade buyers including tour operators, retail […]

Why UK hotel property owners need a CVA alternative.

Direct message to UK hotel owners from Thomas Magnuson – CEO, Magnuson Hotels CEO October 2020 If it were a stable world, we would understand why UK hotel property owners would submit to the current CVA proposal. But since it’s not, UK hotel property owners need to think past the temporary comfort of accepting a […]

New York’s M&R Hotel Management, Magnuson Hotels rebrand 285 room New Jersey conference center.

28 July 2020  London UK/ Somerset-Bridgewater NJ   M&R Hotel Management, a top US management company with operations across 5 states, has selected Magnuson Hotels, the fast-growing franchise alternative, to rebrand its 285 room Magnuson Grand & Conference Center Somerset-Bridgewater located in New Jersey. Formerly affiliated with Fairbridge Inns, the Magnuson Grand & Conference Center Somerset-Bridgewater is […]

Magnuson Hotels approaches 3X US market performance YTD

23 July 2020 London UK/Spokane WA 2020 Q2 report. Magnuson Hotels, the fast-growing franchise alternative, released its Q2 key performance indicators today, showing the company outperforming the USA hotel market by nearly 3 times in RevPAR (revenue per available room) trends. For June 2020, Magnuson Hotels sustained a chainwide 22% reduction in RevPAR against 2019, […]

Magnuson Hotels Targets Travelodge UK: HospitalityInsights.com

  10 July 2020 London UK/Spokane WA​ courtesy of Katherine Doggrell @ www.hospitalityinsights.com Magnuson Hotels, one of the brands in talks with the Travelodge Owners Action Group, told us that it was ready to invest “significantly”. The landlord group has been looking at alternatives after last month’s vote to pass Travelodge’s CVA, including Accor, Marriott […]

Magnuson Hotels, STR Pioneer Daily Global Data Exchange For Hoteliers.

15 July 2020 London UK Magnuson Hotels, the fast-growing franchise alternative, and STR, the global leader in hotel performance benchmarking, today announced the successful integration of an automated global data exchange that allows hoteliers to receive daily local-market benchmarking. The data exchange is the first integration of its kind. On a nightly basis, each Magnuson […]