TRAVELODGE is looking to open three new hotels across Teesside, County Durham and North Yorkshire.

The company announced plans to develop Travelodge hotels, either on their own or as part of a mixed-use scheme, in Durham, Middlesbrough and Northallerton.

Elsewhere in North Yorkshire, Ripon and Thirsk are pinpointed as two potential sites for new Travelodge hotels.

“Our mission [is] to develop hundreds more Travelodge hotels across the UK, Ireland and Spain,” Tony O’Brien, the company’s UK development director, said.

“During the last five years, we have opened over 80 new Travelodges throughout Great Britain.

“We are currently seeking development opportunities that could incorporate a new Travelodge hotel, either on its own or as part of a mixed-use scheme, and will consider new developments and conversions of existing buildings and hotels operated by other brands.”

In 2021, Travelodge opened 17 new hotels, in locations including Bristol, Kendal, Leicester, London, Mansfield, Poole, Rochdale, Sandwich, St Albans and Witney.

Travelodge is looking to open a similar number of new hotels each year.


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