Love’s Travel Stops opened its fifth store in Kansas Thursday, Jan. 28, and it features a Sonic Drive-In that offers visitors indoor seating.
In addition, Love’s also announced it has opened the first hotel to be operated by the company.
The latest Love’s is located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 400/50 and North Big Lowe Road.
The new travel stop features:
- two showers,
- 36 truck parking spaces,
- RFID cardless fueling
- CAT scales
- Subway and Sonic restaurants
Customers can also enjoy gourmet coffee, an expanded fountain drink selection, fresh fruit and a selection of gift items.
“Love’s has an ongoing commitment to expand in areas where professional drivers need more safe places to park,” said Greg Love, co-CEO of Love’s. “Holcomb is ideal because it fits in well with our existing locations in Kansas. We’re happy to be able to provide services to more professional drivers along Highway 400/50, as well as residents in Holcomb.”
Sonic is the nation’s largest drive-in restaurant chain serving more than 3 million customers every day.
Historic Hotel Opening
Love’s made a bit of corporate history recently when it opened a Sleep Inn hotel near its store in Jasper, Alabama. What makes it historic is that Love’s will operate it instead of having an outside company manage the property.
Love’s now has five hotels near travel stop stores.
“Opening and operating this hotel internally is a big step forward for Love’s hospitality,” said Thomas Love, hotel operations specialist.