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GrandStay Announces 2015 Education Day


GrandStay Announces 2015 Education Day

Brooklyn Park, MN- March 2, 2015 – GrandStay Hospitality, LLC, the franchisor for GrandStay Hotels and Crossings by GrandStay has announced their 2015 GM Education Day. The event will be held at the La Grand Conference Center located in the GrandStay Hotel & Conference in Apple Valley, MN on April 29, 2015.

The event theme, Grand IDEAS, will focus on General Manager education, specifically in the area of revenue management. GrandStay has partnered with IDeaS Revenue Solutions to lead a curriculum of best practices, strategies and tactics designed to impact the revenue potential at each hotel.

“Our goal at this year’s event is to provide key management personnel with an outstanding educational opportunity to improve their hotel’s revenue picture,” said GrandStay Hospitality, LLC President Jon Kennedy.  “As the franchisor we are making this investment to maximize our brand’s knowledge base and to create an aggressive culture of revenue growth and revenue management,” adds Kennedy.  

“We are committed to our partnerships and to the advancement of revenue management practices in every hotel,” said Digna Martinez, senior consultant for IDeaS. “Grand IDEAS will show attendees how to instill a revenue management discipline to drive consistent revenue for their hotels, and we are pleased to partner with GrandStay Hospitality on this initiative.”

Attendees will include all Franchise Owners, General Managers and Management Company Representatives along with key Vendor Partners. In addition, the event will celebrate the brand’s top hotel performers during an awards luncheon.

About IDeaS Revenue Solutions: With more than one million rooms priced daily on its advanced systems, IDeaS Revenue Solutions leads the industry with the latest pricing and revenue management software, services and consulting. Powered by SAS® and more than 25 years of experience, IDeaS proudly supports more than 6,000 clients in 94 countries and is relentless about providing hoteliers more insightful ways to manage the data behind hotel pricing. IDeaS empowers hoteliers to build and maintain revenue management cultures—from single properties to world-renowned estate hotels—by focusing on a simple promise: Driving Better Revenue. For more information, visit

About GrandStay Hospitality, LLC: GrandStay Hospitality, LLC offers a hotel franchise opportunity like no other hotel chain. Our family of brands consists of extended-stay and select service hotels. We do not believe in "one size fits all" hotel franchises. From conversions to new builds, we follow a back to basics philosophy that provides the flexibility and one-on-one support our franchisees need to succeed.  Our commitment to "Every Guest ~ Every Time" has been the foundation of our success. We carry it through from our guest service to our franchise development and relationships. This caring, service oriented approach has been the key to our continued growth. For more information, visit 

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