Ramada Worldwide Franchise

Hotel chain

In 1954 a group of investors opened an inn in Flagstaff, Arizona, the first in a series of motor hotels to be opened by the group. Five years later, the chain was named Ramada, meaning 'a shaded resting place' in Spanish. Today Ramada, which has been owned by Cendant Corp. since 1997, operates hotels throughout the United States. The company is comprised of three segments, Ramada Inns, Ramada Limiteds and Ramada Plaza Hotels, serving value-conscious and mid-market travelers.

Ramada Worldwide Inc. is a Delaware company, a backup of Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC, which is possessed by Wyndham Worldwide Corporation. They claim the exclusive Ramada System, giving transient visitor lodging administrations to the general population, including certain exchange names, benefit marks and other business images. They offer and bolster establishments for Ramada Chain visitor lodging offices.

Establishment Offer: Qualified people are offered an establishment to work a Ramada Chain visitor lodging office at a solitary, characterized area. There are two distinct sorts of offices:

1) A "Ramada" office offers agreeable alluring lodging at mid to upper mid-advertise rates in many markets, and has around 100 visitor rooms. A Ramada Facility highlights either a cordiality range with both relaxation seating and breakfast seating and administration territories and also a "Ramada Convenience Mart", or a full administration eatery and mixed drink relax. Ramada Facilities additionally have meeting rooms, ringer benefit upon demand, complimentary rapid web get to, clothing/valet benefit, a swimming pool and a wellness office.

2) A "Ramada Plaza Hotel" office is an inside hall structure of no less than four stories. It by and large has no less than 150 visitor rooms, maybe a couple eateries, meal and meeting offices pleasing no less than 100 individuals, a mixed drink relax, a board room, swimming pool and practice offices, a business focus, a sundry shop, and chime, valet and room administrations.

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a Ramada franchise
for a new construction project ranges from the low end of $6,536,015 for
a 100 room Ramada facility to the high end of $15,007,666 for a 150
room Ramada Plaza facility.
The total investment necessary to begin
operation of a Ramada franchise if you already own a facility typically
ranges from the low end of $220,731 for a 100 room Ramada facility to
the high end of $6,884,239 for a 150 room Ramada Plaza facility. Land
acquisition costs are not included in these ranges. The above amounts
include a range of $43,900 to $89,225 that must be paid to the
franchisor or an affiliate.

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How much does it cost to open a Ramada Worldwide Franchise?

The investment required to open a Ramada Worldwide Franchise is between $220,731-$9,291,313. There is an initial franchise fee of $35,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Ramada Worldwide name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    15-20 years

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Ramada Plans Two New Hotels In Chongqing, China
Wyndham Hotel Group's second largest brand in China, Ramada Worldwide, has announced plans to increase its presence in China with the development of two new hotels in Chongqing. Namely the 255-key Ramada Plaza Dazu and the 250-key Ramada Plaza Hechuan. These two hotels are developed under franchi...

Wyndham Hotel Group Announces Ramada Encore Deal For South Korea
Wyndham Hotel Group today announced an exclusive agreement with a South Korean company to develop 20 Ramada� Encore hotels in that country during the next six years, nearly tripling the brand's presence there. AT Hotels Management, based in Seoul, South Korea, will develop and manage the hotels, ...

Ramada Service Culture, Global Awareness Campaign Stress Positive Experience
Ramada Worldwide leaders this week announced efforts to bolster the chain's position as a global brand through its first coordinated international advertising campaign and launch of a service culture that stresses a positive guest experience. Attendees at the Ramada conference here learned that...

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Ramada Worldwide News & Press Releases

When did the first Ramada Worldwide open? 1954
When did Ramada Worldwide start Franchising? 1990
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs Yes No
Equipment Yes No
Inventory Yes No
Accounts Receivable Yes No
Payroll Yes No

Regional workshops

Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations

Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 10 - 15

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed.

Your income potential as a Ramada Worldwide Franchise entrepreneur depends vastly on many factors. As an entrepreneur, the goals to achieve are related to expanding sales while lowering your operation costs and increasing the quality of your products and or services. Each month your operating costs can include royalty fees, mortgage / rent, supplies for products, staffing, utilities, bookwork, stationary and other items. From one month to the next, you may find your costs fluctuate, but your up-front costs are, for the most part, fixed and they will cover most of the initial setup of equipment, signage and renovations.

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Ramada Worldwide

Ramada Worldwide

Ramada Worldwide
22 Sylvan Wy.
Parsippany, NJ


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