People think a lot when it comes to hotel booking. They want the best price in the best possible location with the best amenities. They also wish freebies like free Wi-Fi and complimentary breakfast. Quite strange it may seem, but back then people booked Motel 6 rooms just because of their name!
The founder-duo, Paul Greene and William Becker, who had vast experience in low-cost housing, wanted to start something in the hotel industry which would be amazingly affordable, yet would fetch some profit as well.
Many wonder how the name “Motel 6” was decided back at that time, was there any story behind this name or it’s just randomly put. Most people think that the name doesn’t mean anything special, “motel” means literally motel and 6 is just a random number to make the name sound cool. Nothing could be further from the truth. The name, of course, sounds cool, but the purpose of that name and the story behind that name is very interesting too.
The founders who started Motel 6, had one thing in their head very clear – that they wanted to start a motel chain business which will offer the best possible room and …