TravelCenters of America Inc. Wednesday announced the expansion of its network of stores, including the opening of four new travel centers, the planned opening of four additional locations by the end of 2022, and the completed enhancements of over 50 travel centers as part of a site upgrade plan announced last year.
The four recent travel center openings, three of which are company owned and operated and one of which is franchised, increase TA’s nationwide network of travel centers to 280, including 41 franchise sites.
The new sites include:
· TA, Cuba, Missouri (formerly Midwest Travel Center)
· TA Express, Fair Play, South Carolina (formerly Carolina’s Travel Center)
· TA Express, Statesboro, Georgia (newly built company-owned site)
· TA Express, Riverton, Illkinois (newly built franchised site)
Four additional franchised travel centers are expected to open by the end of 2022 in California (2), Missouri (1) and Oklahoma (1).
As part of its commitment to improve the guest experience, TA also announced the completion of over 50 site refreshments with improvements that include the enhanced comfort of driver lounges, renovated restrooms, upgraded showers, new lighting fixtures, new flooring and fresh paint, new store signage and repaved parking lots. To view sites that have been renovated, updated or remodeled, click here: Guest Experience – TravelCentersOfAmerica (tatransformation.com)
“We are listening to our guests’ feedback and are pleased to offer what they are looking for -- a welcoming and engaging travel center experience- through newly built and refreshed locations,” said Jon Pertchik, CEO of TA. “As we continue growing to serve more travelers, we are enhancing their experience by expanding food offerings, supporting guest health, and continuing to update and upgrade our sites.”