Reclaim American Jobs - Buy American Hotel Rooms
Did you know there are American hotels and there are non-American hotels? Does the location of the corporate headquarters bother you? Should it? Only if you want your neighbors and your children to have a job.
Let's review the top luxury hotels and see where their headquarters and where the majority of their staffing is located.
Star Classification - Hotels Verses Celebrate Made in USA
The star classification system is a common one for rating hotels. Essentially, the higher the star rating, the higher level of services and care and greater luxury and typically price tag too.
Wikipedia shares with us that there is no single world hotel international rating. There is a movement to standardize by the World Hotel Rating (WHR) project. WHR goal is to standardize the classification worldwide and develop labels to promote hotels distinguished by specific features.
For our purposes, we have simply two categories - 5 star - everything is American or US based or 4 star - the majority is US based. Headquarters and corporate charter are key to the rating of celebrate made in USA. Returning the profits, employing Americans is the stated goal of the two ratings. It is a celebration indicating the corporate commitment to the American people.
Four Season's Business Philosophy on Amazon
Four Seasons - A Canadian Company
A great brand, a great company, a great business philosophy. I love this company and admire the founder and CEO but the fact remains that this hotel is headquartered in Canada.
Peninsula Hotels on Amazon
Peninsula - Privately Held - Headquarted in Asia
"The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH) is a holding company whose subsidiaries, associates and jointly controlled entity are engaged in the ownership and management of prestigious hotel, commercial and residential properties in key destinations in Asia, the USA and Europe."
Trump Hotels on Amazon
Trump Hotels - 5 Stars Celebrate Made in USA
To many Trump Hotels is over exposed and over priced and yet, it is American. From New York to Chicago to Las Vegas, this hotel chain clearly has American roots. And if you desire pampering, this is one of the top choices in the United States.
The Trump Organization is head quartered in New York City, NY.
Trump Hotels Partners with Sentient Flight
As a globally recognized super brand, the Trump Organization, through its affiliate Trump Jets LLC, has formed
a strategic relationship with Sentient Flight Group and is able to offer our customers special discounts and Las Vegas Hotel packages. We will work together to provide the best service for guests staying at our
hotels. Sentient Flight Group is one of the leading private aviation companies in the United States - including Sentient Jet
Membership, the nation’s largest and most recognized jet membership program; and Sentient Charter, the most extensive charter sales, service
and support organization in the country. An unwavering commitment to safety, unmatched service reputation, and a focus on solutions are the guiding principles across all of Sentient Flight Group.
Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company LLC - 5 Stars - Celebrate Made in USA
"Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) is a worldwide operator and franchiser of a broad portfolio of hotels and related lodging facilities. Founded by J. Willard Marriott, the company is now led by son J.W. (Bill) Marriott, Jr. Today, Marriott International has about 3,150 lodging properties located in the United States and 67 other countries and territories.
Marriott's operations are grouped into the following five business segments:
- Full-service lodging - 65%
- Select-service lodging - 11%
- Extended-stay lodging - 5%
- Timeshare - 15%
- Synthetic fuel - 4% (primarily a tax shelter)["
To the credit of a strong management team, it is important to note that on July 19, 2006, Marriott announced that all operations in the United States and Canada would become non-smoking beginning September 2006. Amazingly, Marriott applied this policy to everything - "The new policy includes all guest rooms, restaurants, lounges, meeting rooms, public space and employee work areas."
Holiday Inn - 4 Star Celebration - UK Headquartered
Holiday Inn is a brand of hotels owned by InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG).
"InterContinental Hotels Group plc (IHG) (LSE: IHG, NYSE: IHG) is a global hotels company headquartered in Denham, United Kingdom. It is the largest hotels company in the world measured by number of rooms (with 646,000 as of January 2010), and has over 4,500 hotels in over 100 countries. Its brands include InterContinental, Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza. Around 3,800 of the company's hotels operate under franchise agreements, around 630 are managed by the company and 16 are owned."
Selling Off America
As an American, does the headquarters of the hotel group matter to you?
Buy American, Stay at An American Hotel
The dollars we spend as Americans are in addition to our voting rights. Women, please remember, we have had the right to vote here in American only since 1920! We have arrived but we ALL must do our due diligence and get our neighbors and our children back to work. Let's start building together by learning who owns what here in American and support those corporations that are headquartered here in the United States. We have allot to choose from but we must build our knowledge base. Take the time to learn. Spend our dollars and our vote wisely, return American jobs and dollars to the United States.
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