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TRAVELODGE OPENS HOTEL AT BIRMINGHAM FORT DUNLOP AND CREATES 20 NEW JOBS

18th Jan 2006


Travelodge, the UK's number one budget hotel brand is delighted to announce the opening of its 100-bedroom hotel at Fort Dunlop, Fort Parkway, Erdington, Birmingham, B24 9FD. It is the only hotel to be located at the redeveloped Fort Dunlop complex and will create 20 new jobs within the Midlands region.

All 20 job vacancies need to be filled before the hotel's official opening in April 2006. Travelodge is looking for enthusiastic, motivated and committed people. Positions include:
Assistant Hotel Manager
Receptionist
Night Receptionist
Bar Café staff
Housekeeper

Interested candidates should contact East Side City Jobs Recruitment agency* on 0121 464 0399. The line will close 10.00am on 14th February 2006.

Scott Rutherford, Birmingham Fort Dunlop Hotel Manager, said: "The hotel is situated in a great location for customers and staff. I would like to fill the 20 positions as soon as possible. Travelodge offers a good range of employee benefits and comprehensive training programmes. I am looking forward to bringing the best team together to make Birmingham Fort Dunlop Travelodge a great success."

With its central location, high level of service and excellent value for money, Birmingham Fort Dunlop Travelodge will provide a great budget stopover for business and leisure guests. Room rates will start from £26 and rooms can be booked now at: www.travelodge.co.uk.

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*Eastside City Jobs is a partnership comprising Job centre Plus, Birmingham and Solihull Learning Skills Council, Birmingham City Council and Pertemps People Development Group

For further information please contact:
Shakila Ahmed
PR Manager
Mobile: 07802 702 499
Direct Line: 0121 521 6638

For further information on Travelodge visit www.travelodge.co.uk.
Travelodge has currently 291 hotels throughout the UK. These are conveniently located in most major UK city centres.
Travelodge offers an online booking service at www.travelodge.co.uk and also via telephone on 08700 850 950.
Competitively priced, Travelodge room rates start from just £10 per room, per night. (£10 room rates are subject to availability and can only be booked online)
Travelodge offers double and family rooms (A family rooms caters for 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 16). All rooms are en-suite, with luxury King Size bed, colour TV, free tea and coffee making facilities and pay on demand Internet and movie service.
Travelodge was the first budget brand to launch in the UK in 1985.


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