Thursday, June 14, 2012

Frederick County Recognizes Plamondon Companies

Frederick County Commissioners Blaine Young and C. Paul Smith along with representatives from the Frederick County Business Development Advisory Council gave recognition to Plamondon Companies for their contribution to Frederick County. Representatives from the company were Co-Presidents Peter Plamondon Jr., and brother James N. Plamondon. Plamondon Companies is a Frederick, MD based company that operates four Marriott Corporation branded hotels in Frederick, MD and Hagerstown, MD and is the franchise company for Roy Rogers Restaurants. In 1980, the company opened its first Roy Rogers franchise, at the time owned by Marriott, in Frederick. The Plamondons entered the hotel business during the mid-1990's. The company is the largest hotelier in Frederick County, owning and operating three of the area’s most successful hotels: Fairfield Inn & Suites (the first built in the state), Residence Inn, and Courtyard by Marriott. The Plamondon Companies is also the franchisor of the Roy Rogers brand and operates 18 restaurants throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Plamondon Companies employs 800 people, 300 of which are employed in Frederick County. Ground was broken on the first green LEED design hotel in the Frederick region on March 9, 2012 by the Plamondon Companies who will operate the 120 room property. The new Towne Suites hotel will be located near the Westview Promenade. For more information about Plamondon companies please visit their website at