Belmonte Promoted to Executive VP and
of Vimana Franchise Systems
AL – October 2017 / Newsmaker Alert / Amanda
Belmonte will assume the position of Executive Vice President and Chief
Operating Officer for Vimana Franchise
Systems, LLC effective January 2, 2018. At present, she serves as VP
of Franchise Services for the company owning the Centerstone Inns/Hotels/Plaza
Hotels and Key West Inns/Hotels/Resorts brands. Steven Belmonte will continue
to serve as Vimana CEO, and Neal Jackson will remain President. More staffing
announcements are expected in January.
is the backbone of our operating structure, and she will continue to work
with owners and general managers to ensure timely and effective support
and communications going forward,” Steven Belmonte said. “Based on her
stellar franchise support and administration performance, Amanda is ready
to take on more responsibilities. We’re are excited about the future of
this company under her leadership.”
Belmonte began her career with Vimana Franchise Systems in 2011. She was
promoted to Vice President of Brand Management in 2013.
promotion is well deserved,” Jackson said. “While this is good news for
us in the corporate office, it’s even greater news for our franchisees
who she helps so selflessly day in and day out. Vimana’s future is in capable
hands, and 2018 is shaping up to be a year of new growth and development.”
Future is Bright
new EVP and COO said she owes much of her success to the expert tutelage
of her father-in-law, saying: “I’ve been fortunate to learn from the best
during my time with Vimana under Steve Belmonte’s leadership. As a Millennial,
I’m looking forward to seeing how technology will help us grow as a franchise.
In 2018, the industry can expect to see Vimana taking a bigger leap into
the digital world, from both an advertising perspective and in how we connect
with our guests.
excited to continue to provide a great alternative to the typical franchise
with Vimana’s franchise friendly brands,” Amanda Belmonte said. “Centerstone,
Key West and our new independent option all provide a great value to property
owners. The system offers the services and support owners expect from a
franchise, but it comes without commanding unreasonable mandates that do
not provide a return on investment. Vimana saves owners money through low
franchise fees and great marketing support. After its expansion in 2017,
Vimana Franchise Systems is now poised for new growth in the coming year.”
first property joining the Vimana system in 2018 will be the Centerstone
Plaza Hotel Fountain Hills/North Scottsdale in Arizona. For more information
on that property conversion, click
here. Additional announcements are planned for first quarter.
more information on Vimana Franchise Systems, visit www.VimanaFS.com.
Vimana Franchise Systems LLC
Franchise Systems LLC is a hotel franchise company which owns Centerstone
Inns, Centerstone Hotels, and Centerstone Plaza Hotels, a mid-tier to upper
mid-tier three segment franchise designed to create a fair and cost-effective
model for hotel owners. Vimana also owns Key West Inns, Key West Hotels,
and Key West Resorts, an economy friendly brand in a three-tier segment
giving hotel owners the right fit for their product. The newest addition
to the Vimana franchise is the Independent Options by Vimana, a solution
for independent hotels looking to keep their name but desiring soft brand
benefits. Vimana Franchise Systems is operated by industry veteran and
CEO, Steve Belmonte. For more information on Vimana Franchise Systems LLC,
visit www.VimanaFS.com, by phone
at 407-654-5540 or email email@example.com.
- Vimana Franchise Systems