An Ibis Finances resort has opened in Birchanger Lane to cater for passengers at Stansted Airport.
AGO Inns, which operates the chain and is a part of the Accor group, has taken a 25-year lease on the previous Travelodge website, which is lower than three miles from the airport.
Travelodge House owners Motion Group teamed up with Accor to launch AGO Inns in July 2020. It has over 600 lodges in additional than 20 international locations.
Lionel Benjamin, co-founder of AGO Inns, stated: “We’re so happy to have opened the doorways to this new Ibis Finances resort to supply a handy and cozy base for travellers out and in of Stansted, in addition to visitors staying within the space for enterprise and leisure.
“The group are delighted to have the ability to welcome guests to the brand new resort, which presents a cushty and inexpensive setting. The resort additionally presents numerous on-site parking inside 5 minutes’ drive of the principle airport terminus.”
The resort will open with stringent well being, security and wellbeing steerage from the Accor group, which additionally operates the Novotel on the airport.
AGO Inns believes its distinctive enterprise mannequin will assist guarantee long-term success.
Co-founder Viv Watts stated: “Regardless of launching AGO within the top of the pandemic, our distinctive hybrid lease mannequin has proven its resilience in powerful market circumstances and now we have continued to develop quickly.
“Now we’re trying ahead to welcoming visitors into our current lodges in addition to persevering with to search for new places throughout the UK the place we will drive returns for landlords by way of our profit-sharing lease mannequin.
“Our enterprise mannequin will assure lease and embody homeowners within the resort’s income because the market returns to normalcy.”