TravelCenters of America Signs Franchise Agreement for TA Branded Travel Center in Huntington, Oregon
Full-Service Travel Center Slated to Open Late 2019
WESTLAKE, Ohio, June 12, 2019 – TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA®, Petro Stopping Centers® and TA Express® brands, has signed a franchise agreement with Amin Alibhai, an Atlanta-based real estate investor, to open a TA branded travel center located at I-84, exit 353 in Huntington, Oregon. The 19-acre property in Malheur County near Farewell Bend was previously home to the Huntington Travel Plaza.
Currently under construction, the expansive full-service travel center will feature all of the amenities that customers of the 258-location TravelCenters network have come to expect, rely upon and enjoy. Truck diesel, gasoline, truck parking, a TA Truck Service Center, travel store and dining options are just some of the services that will be offered to professional drivers and highway motorists.
“We welcome Amin to the TA, Petro and TA Express travel center network,” said Barry Richards, President and COO of TravelCenters. “We are thrilled to be able to add another large-footprint full-service TA to our system,” he added.
“We’re very eager to join the TravelCenters and TA-Petro network,” said Amin Alibhai. “Being a part of the TravelCenters fueling, truck service and UltraONE loyalty system will help us better serve our customers through fleet fueling and service agreements, while offering the best amenities on the highway. This brand stands for quality and has the trust of professional drivers.”
With years of experience in owning and managing convenience stores and other retail establishments, Mr. Alibhai adds the TA Travel Center to his wide array of business ventures.
About TravelCenters of America LLC TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, conducts business in 43 states and Canada, principally under the TA®, Petro Stopping Centers® and TA Express® brands. For more information on TA and Petro, please visit www.ta-petro.com.