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Published on Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Travelodge appoints new Chairman






Travelodge has named Martin Robinson, as its new Chairman.


Robinson has spent most of his career within the leisure sector including 17 years at Center Parcs as CEO of their European business and Chairman of the UK.   


He also spent 10 years on the Boards of Disneyland Paris and Regus Plc and has chaired various other businesses, including Holmes Place Health Clubs and wagamama.


He currently chairs the UK business for Burger King and Parkdean Resorts, the UK's largest holiday park operator. 


"We are delighted to announce the appointment of Martin as Chairman of Travelodge.  Martin brings a broad wealth of hospitality and strategic management experience to the role. The well-established management team and board look forward to working with him," said Stephen Shurrock, Travelodge Non-Executive Board Director


Martin Robinson, Travelodge Chairman, said: "It is a great honour to join Travelodge, which is not just a British hotel icon but also a model of a great value brand. Its resilience has helped it to navigate through the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, is an exciting time to be joining the company, as it embarks on the next exciting phase in its development."


Founded in 1985, Travelodge operates 586 budget hotels across the UK, Ireland and Spain.

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