Atlanta,GA: America’s Best Franchising has promoted Raj Vakharia, CHO to Vice President, Franchise Development with responsibility for both domestic and international sales.
The Atlanta-based company operates more than 300 properties primarily in theUnited Statesunder five brands: Jameson Inns & Suites; 3 Palms Resorts; Country Hearth Inns & Suites;America’s Best Inns & Suites; and Budgetel Inns and Suites.
“As we revitalize and reposition our brands, Raj can help us reach our full potential with owners both in theU.S.and in our key foreign markets, notablyIndiaandChina,” explainedAmerica’s Best Franchising CEO Sterling F. Stoudenmire, IV.
Vakharia has been withAmerica’s Best Franchising since 2005 in franchise sales and support. His more than 30 years of hospitality experience also include being a property general manager with Ramada Inn; a construction manager for new properties with Microtel; and a partner in a Travelodge property in upstateNew York.