Travelodge is expanding into the conference and meeting room market. The budget hotel chain is introducing bespoke meeting rooms in 60 of its hotels across the UK this year.
With meeting rooms available for £200, including free breakfast, the new service by Travelodge aims to be the best value meeting room proposition in the marketplace.
The budget-style meeting rooms have been designed to fulfil a range of business communication requirements, from generic business meetings to large-scale conferences. The capacities vary, from accommodating meetings for eight people to events for 150 delegates.
The meeting rooms are initially being trialled in three London flagship hotels – Covent Garden, Waterloo and City Road – before the programme is rolled out across the UK.
Grant Hearn, Travelodge CEO, comments: “Despite today’s focus on social media, businesses still recognise the value of a good old-fashioned, face-to-face meeting. However, trying to find inexpensive meeting space can be a challenge for businesses, especially in major UK city centres.
“Therefore to support our business customer base – which has doubled in terms of growth and revenue within the last 12 months – we are launching a new meeting room service in 60 of our hotels. Our meeting rooms have been designed in line with our room product, so that they offer everything you need to run an effective meeting at a great value price.”