HoJo no longer runs ice cream parlors, but it does offer sweet relief to tired travelers. Howard Johnson International is a leading franchisor of hotels with more than 490 Howard Johnson locations in the US, China, Mexico, and other international locations. In North America, the chain offers affordable lodging to families and budget-conscious business travelers along with such amenities as continental breakfast, in-room coffee makers, complimentary newspaper service, and free long-distance access. While the domestic brand operates in the midscale and economy segments, the company's international locations include midscale and upscale hotels. Howard Johnson is a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide.