Monday, November 21, 2011 | Leeds, AL- Steve Belmonte, CEO of Vimana Franchise Systems LLC, the franchisors of Centerstone and Key West brands addressed Key West Inn owners and general managers at the recent annual conference held in Birmingham, AL. Belmonte and Neal Jackson, President unveiled all the details surrounding the newly launched Key West [...]
Monday, November 14, 2011 | Hospitality Ventures LLC, franchisors of Centerstone and Key West hotel brands have announced that on December 1, 2011, their corporate name will be changed to Vimana Franchise Systems, LLC. “Back when we launched the Centerstone brand, the Hospitality Ventures name was sufficient as it was simply the owning entity and [...]
Located in Longview, Texas., the former 62-room Comfort Suites has been rebranded a Centerstone Suites Hotel Birmingham, Ala. — August 4, 2011 — Centerstone Hotels and I-20 Hospitality/Raj Patel today announced that they have jointly re-branded the former 3 year old Comfort Suites Hotel in Longview, Texas. Longview, Texas is a key business center and [...]
Located in West Chester, Pa., on the site of the famed 1930s Warner Theatre, the 76-room property is the historic city’s only downtown hotel; Opening in May 2012 Birmingham, Ala. — July 20, 2011 — The first new construction Centerstone hotel, located at 120 N. High Street, broke ground this month in downtown West Chester, [...]
Franchise company has added multiple contracts to its portfolio since its launch two weeks ago; Seven license agreements have been executed with another 15 deals in the pipeline — including one new construction hotel Birmingham, Ala. — June 21, 2011 — Steve Belmonte, CEO and Owner of Centerstone Inns, Hotels and Plaza Hotels — hospitality’s newest hotel [...]
June 1, 2011 | Calling it “the most franchise friendly brand in the hotel industry,” lodging industry veteran Steve Belmonte recently launched a new franchise company, Centerstone Hotels.
May 21, 2011 | Launching a new brand is certainly nothing unusual in the hospitality industry. Launching three at once, however, is a little less common but that is exactly what industry veterans Steve Belmonte, Neal Jackson and Cory Jackson, Jr. are doing with their new venture, Centerstone Hotels.
May 21, 2011 | The most unique element of Centerstone will be its approach to franchising with a low cost of entry and affordable fee structure.
May 17, 2011 | New three-segment brand designed by hoteliers to remove unreasonable mandates on franchisees.
May 17, 2011 | The new three tiered brand aims to simplify franchising while delivering fees the company says can be as low as 2.6 percent – all in.