Choice Hotels Diversity Ownership InitiativeChoice Hotels International® is committed to achieving greater diversity in the lodging industry. Increasing the number of underrepresented minority owners in our system is a key corporate initiative and we have dedicated personnel focused on this effort. Our industry-leading Diversity Incentive Programs are designed to provide additional financial resources to new diverse hotel developers. This is a great opportunity for you to diversify your assets into the hotel sector.
Diversity Incentive Programs:Choice Hotels® has substantial Incentive Programs to help underrepresented, qualified individuals enter into the rewarding business of hotel franchising. By taking advantage of our incentives, you will only just begin to experience how committed we are to diversifying our system. These incentives are available for New Construction, Conversion and Relicensing hotel projects.
Standard IncentiveFor new construction or converted midscale and economy brand hotels. When you select your hotel brand, if it is a Comfort Inn®, Comfort Suites®, Quality®, Sleep Inn®, Ascend Hotel Collection®, Clarion®, MainStay Suites® or Suburban® hotel, you may qualify to receive an incentive loan of $1,500 per room up to $125,000 or $750 per room up to $50,000 for Econo Lodge® and Rodeway Inn® properties. If you open a Cambria® Hotel, you may qualify to receive up to $200,000.
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ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 17, 2017 — Travelers voted to select Cambria Hotels the “Best New Emerging Brand” at the 4th Annual American Group Travel Awards (AGTA) by HotelPlanner.com. The AGTA showcases organizations offering the highest quality of group travel experiences and outstanding service across the hospitality industry. Cambria Hotels offer guests a distinct experience with simple, guilt-free indulgences, allowing
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ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 15, 2017 — Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, The Volaré in San Clemente, Orange County, Calif. has joined the Ascend Hotel Collection global portfolio of best-in-class independent upscale hotels and resorts from Choice Hotels. The Volaré is a 73-room property positioned in the heart of San Clemente, a charming beach community. Located at 111 S. Avenida De La Estrella, The Volaré
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ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 10, 2017 — Another big win for the Choice Privileges loyalty program from Choice Hotels. For the second straight year, USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards has named Choice Privileges the “Best Hotel Loyalty Program.” A panel of USA Today travel experts and 10Best editors developed the list of nominees. Readers voted to determine the rankings.
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ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 9, 2017 — The Clarion hotel brand awarded the 2017 “Meet Me at Clarion” contest prize to Army veteran Brent Wilsonfrom Chippewa Falls, Wisc. The prize package includes a group getaway to the home of country music, Nashville, Tenn., to attend the Country Music Association Awards. As this year’s winner, Wilson and five friends received a three-night stay and invitation to
Choice Hotels Earns Perfect Score in the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for Eighth Consecutive Year
ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 9, 2017 — For the eighth consecutive year, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, is proud to announce it scored a perfect 100 on the 2018 Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmark that annually ranks companies on LGBT-friendly corporate practices and policies. This ranking
Choice Hotels International Reports Third Quarter Financial Results
ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, today reported its results for the three months ended September 30, 2017. Net income for the 2017 third quarter was $47.6 million, or $0.84 per diluted share, compared to $47.6 million or $0.84 per diluted share for the 2016 third quarter. Third quarter adjusted diluted earnings per share
Choice Hotels to Develop New Cambria Hotel in Rock Hill, S.C.
ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 1, 2017 — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, signed an agreement with Sand Hospitality, LLC, to develop the new Cambria hotel in Rock Hill, S.C.
Ascend Hotel Collection Adds 13 Hotels in October
ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 31, 2017 — The Ascend Hotel Collection has been on an impressive growth trajectory with 13 new hotels joining the collection in October. As the world’s first and largest soft brand and part of the Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) portfolio of brands, the Ascend Hotel Collection is expected to have one of its best growth years.
The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes The Gallus Stadium Park Inn
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