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Franchise: Ramada Worldwide

Initial Investment
LOW:$191,998
HIGH: $12,886,405
Change in Units
+0.7% +6 UNITS (1 Year)
+1.6% +13 UNITS (3 Years)

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
National Media
Regional Media

Training Onsite: 3-4 days

Training at headquarters: 4 days

Additional Training: Regional workshops, property training

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 10 - 15

About Ramada Worldwide

In 1954 a group of investors opened an inn in Flagstaff, Arizona, the first in a series of motor hotels to be opened by the group. Five years later, the chain was named Ramada, meaning “a shaded resting place” in Spanish.

Today Ramada, which has been owned by Cendant Corp. since 1997, operates hotels throughout the United States. The company is comprised of three segments, Ramada Inns, Ramada Limiteds and Ramada Plaza Hotels, serving value-conscious and mid-market travelers.

Founded

1954

Franchising Since

1990 (27 Years)

Corporate Address

22 Sylvan Wy. Parsippany, NJ 07054

CEO

Geoff Ballotti

Parent Company

Wyndham Hotel Group

Ticker Symbol

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$191,998 - $12,886,405

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000 - $35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4.5%

Ad Royalty Fee

4%

Financing Options

Ramada Worldwide offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs

Ramada Worldwide has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory

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Updated: September 21st, 2016

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