The Ambassador Hotel in Amarillo, Texas, is now part of the world's largest independent hotel group. Karen Smith Welch recently reported in the Amarillo Globe that the Ambassador will, "fly the flag of Magnuson Hotels as the Magnuson Grand Hotel Amarillo."
Dinesh Patel has owned the Ambassador since 2004. He said he is negotiating to retain the Ambassador name, and he hopes the change will increase the hotel's internet presence.
Magnuson Hotels are one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. You can read Welch's entire article here.