It was bought by Lord Forte from the US and brought it to the Britain in the 1980s and he converted his enormous Little Chefs as Little Lodges before, after some time rebranded them by the name of Travelodges. Lately, it was a part of Forte Hotels and was known as “Forte Travelodge”. The very first hotel in all over Britain was opened in 1985 near Lichfield, Staffordshire. In 1995, it was the time when Forte Group experienced a very unagreeable aggressive takeover then Granada bought the company. In 2016, a United Arab Emirates based company Dubai International Capital acquired it. In 2011, to strengthen their availability and to ensure a three joint sites in all over UK, The brand declared a tie-up with Waitrose, which is a United Kingdom based supermarket.
Today, the company has the total number of employees is more than 6,000 in full or part time and stands in the British market with a total revenue of 331.7M pounds approx. and has a total profit of 27.0M pounds approx. it is now the biggest and largest hotel chain across United Kingdom with more than 37,000 bedrooms and more than 500 hotels, they have a strong presence in the Ireland and Spain as well. People can find their hotels in the middle of major cities including London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Manchester and in various British towns, even you can find their hotel at the sea view locations and key roadside locations.