extended-stay hotel—for guests who need a room for at least five nights—was developed, especially for business travelers who preferred more apartmentlike accommodations for longer stays. By 1998 extended-stay hotels represented 40% of U.S. lodging rooms planned for construction.
See H. Weisskamp, Hotels (1968) R. Brotherton, ed., The Handbook of Contemporary Hospitality Management Research (1999) A. K. Sandoval-Strausz, Hotel: An American History (2007).
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