G6 Hospitality, known for its iconic economy lodging brands, Motel 6 and Studio 6 in the U.S. and Canada, announced the appointment of John Valletta as Vice President with oversight to the enterprise franchise operations reporting to Mike Brower, Executive Vice President of Operations of G6 Hospitality.
With more than 40 years of hospitality experience, Valletta is a veteran leader in the economy lodging segment. Most recently, Valletta served as Brand President for Super 8 under the Wyndham Worldwide Corporation. Additionally, he held various brand leadership positions over the last 12 years with Howard Johnson and Travelodge as well as regional operations roles with Prime Hospitality (Wellesley Inn & Suites) and La Quinta. Valletta will be based in Bradenton, Florida.
“In 2015, we are forecasting up to 200 new signings and 170 new property openings across the U.S. and Canada,” said Jim Amorosia, President and CEO of G6 Hospitality. “To support our expansion and ensure the success of our partners, it is imperative that we continue to provide exceptional operational leadership and support to our partners, vendors and employees. John will play an essential role in delivering on our promise to provide great service to our partners, guests and associates.”
“We are incredibly excited with the addition of John to our team. His extensive expertise in the industry supporting franchise operations as well as his successful track record delivering on guest experience will be a tremendous asset for our enterprise,” said Mike Brower, Executive Vice President of Operations of G6 Hospitality.
With its expansive network, ambitious renovation efforts, and the longstanding appeal of its iconic Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands, G6 Hospitality is the leader of the economy lodging segment in the U.S. and Canada.