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The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes The Volaré In Orange County

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

Choice Privileges Rated Top Hotel Loyalty Program In USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards

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.

Clarion Hotel Brand Reunites Iraq War Veterans in “Meet Me at Clarion” Contest

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

COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 31, 2017 — Gallus Stadium Park Inn in Columbia, S.C., a newly renovated upscale boutique hotel, has joined the Ascend Hotel Collection. Known for inspiring individuality, the Ascend Hotel Collection is the first and largest global soft brand, featuring best in class unique, boutique and historic hotels and resorts with more than 190 properties worldwide. The charming 45-room

Cambria Hotels on Pace to Set Record Year with Most Openings and Largest Pipeline in Brand’s History

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 30, 2017– Cambria Hotels is on track to finish 2017 with the most property openings in a single year in the brand’s history. The upscale brand, one of 11 Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) brands, now has 32 open hotels in the United States. Six hotels have opened and four more are

Choice Hotels to Develop New Cambria Hotel in Baltimore

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 26, 2017 — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, signed an agreement with Sandalwood Management and KPG Hotels to develop its first upscale Cambria hotel in Baltimore. The 14-story, 144-room hotel, originally known as the American Building, was the first office building constructed following the Great Baltimore Fire in 1905. The property

Comfort Brand Hotels Continue Weekly Hotel Openings And Successful Transformation with its Truly Yours Prototype

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 24, 2017– The Comfort hotel brand continues to showcase category dominance in the upper midscale lodging segment through aggressive growth and implementation of the brand’s Move to Modern initiative. With 10 new hotel openings in the last three months, the brand is on track to successfully execute its strategy of opening one

Quality Inn Celebrates Milestone With 1,500th U.S. Hotel Opening

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 23, 2017 – Quality Inn recently opened its 1,500th U.S. hotel in Williston, North Dakota. As the largest brand in the midscale segment and part of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), the Quality Inn brand is an undisputed champion of value. The brand’s rapid growth is positioned to continue with more

Cambria Hotels Celebrates Chicago Loop – Theatre District Grand Opening

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 18, 2017 – Cambria Hotels, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), joined Murphy Development Group and management company Crescent Hotels & Resorts to celebrate a major milestone with the grand opening of the Cambria Hotel Chicago Loop – Theatre District. The property is one of two downtown Chicago hotels to

The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes Three New Iconic South Beach Properties

MIAMI, Oct. 16, 2017 — The Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes the iconic Hotel Breakwater South Beach, Casa Victoria Orchid and Hotel Ocean properties in South Beach, FL. Known for inspiring individuality, the Ascend Hotel Collection is the first and largest global soft hotel brand, featuring best in class unique, boutique and historic independent hotels and

Sleep Inn Brand Launches Bold Campaign to Fortify Midscale Dominance

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 16, 2017 — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, is affirming its leadership in midscale with a provocative new trade marketing platform for the Sleep Inn brand that highlights the brand’s timeless appeal and proven approach. The new tongue-in-cheek print and digital ads, which debuted

Cambria Hotels Breaks Ground in South Boston, Mass.

ROCKVILLE, Md.,– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, along with developer City Point Capital, announced the groundbreaking of the Cambria Hotel South Boston. Located at 6 West Broadway, the 159-room property is expected to open in 2019. The Cambria Hotel South Boston is conveniently located right outside of

Cambria Hotels Opens in New Orleans

ROCKVILLE, Md.,–Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in collaboration with Fillmore Capital Partners and Fillmore Hospitality, announced today the opening of the newest addition to the Cambria Hotels portfolio, the Cambria Hotel New Orleans Warehouse District. Located at 632 Tchoupitoulas Street, the 162-room newly constructed, upscale Cambria hotel

New Era for Choice Hotels: Pacious Takes Reins as President, CEO

ROCKVILLE, MD—Patrick Pacious marked his first day as president and CEO of Choice Hotels International Inc. by signing franchise agreements with long-time Choice franchisee Jayesh (Jay) Patel for a new Cambria Hotels property in Nashville, TN, and a Comfort Inn & Suites hotel in New Orleans. The Cambria Hotel in Nashville marks Patel’s first upscale

Choice Hotels to Develop New Cambria Hotel in Burbank, Calif.

ROCKVILLE, Md.,– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, signed an agreement with S3D Partner to develop its first Cambria hotel in Burbank, Calif. The six-story, 90-room property will be located at 201 South Glenoaks Boulevard in downtown Burbank, near some of the world’s most recognized film and television

Cambria Hotels Breaks Ground in Mount Pleasant, S.C.

ROCKVILLE, Md.,– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, along with developers SpringBridge Development, LLC and Landmark Enterprises announced today the groundbreaking of the Cambria Hotel Mount Pleasant. Located at 1472 Highway 17 North, the 112-room property is set to open in 2018. The Cambria Hotel Mount Pleasant is

Comfort Brand Hotels Continue Category Dominance with Hotel Openings and Strongest Pipeline in History

ROCKVILLE, Md.,– The Comfort hotel brand is experiencing a record-setting pipeline while successfully executing on the brand’s growth strategy to open one hotel per week in 2017. Developer interest in the brand remains strong due to the Comfort brand’s appealing prototype, category-leading results, and the proven leadership in the upper midscale segment of Choice Hotels

Cambria Hotels Debuts in California with Grand Opening Celebration in Los Angeles – LAX

ROCKVILLE, Md., — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, joined Fillmore Capital Partners and Fillmore Hospitality to celebrate the grand opening of the Cambria Hotel Los Angeles – LAX yesterday. The property, which opened on May 2, leads the Cambria brand’s expansion in California, and is the first

The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes The Garrison Hotel

Dover, N.H.– The Garrison Hotel, a new boutique property in the city of Dover, N.H., is the latest independent hotel to join the Ascend Hotel Collection from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies. The 66-room upscale boutique hotel was inspired by the rich history of Dover, N.H. and

Choice Hotels to Develop New Cambria Hotel in Austin, Texas

ROCKVILLE, Md., — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has signed an agreement with Cloud Nine Hospitality, LLC, to develop a new Cambria hotel in Austin, Texas. The four-story, 134-room Cambria property will be located at the corner of E. Ben White Blvd. and E. Riverside Dr. Expected

The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes Curtiss Hotel

BUFFALO, N.Y., — The Ascend Hotel Collection from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, welcomes the Curtiss Hotel in Buffalo, New York, to its growing global portfolio of distinctive independent hotels and resorts. This 68-room upper upscale boutique hotel is located in the heart of downtown Buffalo and

The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes Kohea Kai Resort Maui In Hawaii

ROCKVILLE, Md., — The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, welcomes Kohea Kai Resort Maui as an Ascend Hotel Collection member. This tropical “18 and over” retreat brings out the beauty and serenity of island living in the heart of Maui, the second-largest of the

The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes the LOOK Hotel in Brooklyn, NY

ROCKVILLE, Md., — The LOOK Hotel, a new boutique hotel property in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, is among the latest independent hotel properties to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies. Known for inspiring individuality, the Ascend Hotel Collection is the

Choice Hotels Welcomes First-of-its-Kind Sleep Inn Hotel

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), Lieben Group, LP, and Nivea Hospitality celebrate the opening of the first Sleep Inn hotel to feature the brand's recently evolved interior and exterior design, opening just nine months after the concept was announced. The newly constructed 62-room Sleep Inn & Suites in Galion, Ohio, is located at 6698 Brandt Road, just off U.S. Route 30, and designed to appeal to both business and leisure travelers.

Choice Hotels International Brings Cambria hotels to Southlake, Texas

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 8, 2017– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, joined Fillmore Capital Partners and developer Fillmore Hospitality to open the new Cambria Southlake DFW North in Southlake, Texas today. Located at 2104 E State Hwy 114, the 175- room Cambria Southlake DFW North is part of

Choice Hotels Continues Robust Development Growth

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 24, 2017 –Choice Hotels International, Inc., one of the world’s leading lodging companies, is expanding with newly developed properties in top markets around the world. The strong RevPAR performance of the company’s brands, coupled with the expansion of programs and services designed to increase franchisee return-on-investment, have helped to fuel an increase

Choice Hotels Announces Expansion of the Cambria hotels & suites brand in Sonoma County, Calif

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 23, 2017– Choice Hotels International, Inc. announced it has signed an agreement with franchise partner Stratus Development Partners, LLC, to develop a new Cambria hotel & suites in Sonoma County, Calif. The four-story, 132-room Cambria property will be located at 5870 Labath Avenue in Rohnert Park. Expected to open in 2019, the

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The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes The Volaré In Orange County

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 …[ read more ]

Choice Privileges Rated Top Hotel Loyalty Program In USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards

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. …[ read more ]

Clarion Hotel Brand Reunites Iraq War Veterans in “Meet Me at Clarion” Contest

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 …[ read more ]

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 …[ read more ]

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 …[ read more ]

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.                                                  …[ read more ]

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. …[ read more ]

The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes The Gallus Stadium Park Inn

COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 31, 2017 — Gallus Stadium Park Inn in Columbia, S.C., a newly renovated upscale boutique hotel, has joined the Ascend Hotel Collection. Known for inspiring individuality, the Ascend Hotel Collection is the first and largest global soft brand, featuring best in class unique, boutique and historic hotels and resorts with more than 190 properties worldwide. The charming 45-room …[ read more ]

Cambria Hotels on Pace to Set Record Year with Most Openings and Largest Pipeline in Brand’s History

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 30, 2017– Cambria Hotels is on track to finish 2017 with the most property openings in a single year in the brand’s history. The upscale brand, one of 11 Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) brands, now has 32 open hotels in the United States. Six hotels have opened and four more are …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels to Develop New Cambria Hotel in Baltimore

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 26, 2017 — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, signed an agreement with Sandalwood Management and KPG Hotels to develop its first upscale Cambria hotel in Baltimore. The 14-story, 144-room hotel, originally known as the American Building, was the first office building constructed following the Great Baltimore Fire in 1905. The property …[ read more ]

Comfort Brand Hotels Continue Weekly Hotel Openings And Successful Transformation with its Truly Yours Prototype

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 24, 2017– The Comfort hotel brand continues to showcase category dominance in the upper midscale lodging segment through aggressive growth and implementation of the brand’s Move to Modern initiative. With 10 new hotel openings in the last three months, the brand is on track to successfully execute its strategy of opening one …[ read more ]

Quality Inn Celebrates Milestone With 1,500th U.S. Hotel Opening

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 23, 2017 – Quality Inn recently opened its 1,500th U.S. hotel in Williston, North Dakota. As the largest brand in the midscale segment and part of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), the Quality Inn brand is an undisputed champion of value. The brand’s rapid growth is positioned to continue with more …[ read more ]

Cambria Hotels Celebrates Chicago Loop – Theatre District Grand Opening

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 18, 2017 – Cambria Hotels, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), joined Murphy Development Group and management company Crescent Hotels & Resorts to celebrate a major milestone with the grand opening of the Cambria Hotel Chicago Loop – Theatre District. The property is one of two downtown Chicago hotels to …[ read more ]

The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes Three New Iconic South Beach Properties

MIAMI, Oct. 16, 2017 — The Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes the iconic Hotel Breakwater South Beach, Casa Victoria Orchid and Hotel Ocean properties in South Beach, FL. Known for inspiring individuality, the Ascend Hotel Collection is the first and largest global soft hotel brand, featuring best in class unique, boutique and historic independent hotels and …[ read more ]

Sleep Inn Brand Launches Bold Campaign to Fortify Midscale Dominance

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 16, 2017 — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, is affirming its leadership in midscale with a provocative new trade marketing platform for the Sleep Inn brand that highlights the brand’s timeless appeal and proven approach. The new tongue-in-cheek print and digital ads, which debuted …[ read more ]

Cambria Hotels Breaks Ground in South Boston, Mass.

ROCKVILLE, Md.,– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, along with developer City Point Capital, announced the groundbreaking of the Cambria Hotel South Boston. Located at 6 West Broadway, the 159-room property is expected to open in 2019. The Cambria Hotel South Boston is conveniently located right outside of …[ read more ]

Cambria Hotels Opens in New Orleans

ROCKVILLE, Md.,–Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in collaboration with Fillmore Capital Partners and Fillmore Hospitality, announced today the opening of the newest addition to the Cambria Hotels portfolio, the Cambria Hotel New Orleans Warehouse District. Located at 632 Tchoupitoulas Street, the 162-room newly constructed, upscale Cambria hotel …[ read more ]

New Era for Choice Hotels: Pacious Takes Reins as President, CEO

ROCKVILLE, MD—Patrick Pacious marked his first day as president and CEO of Choice Hotels International Inc. by signing franchise agreements with long-time Choice franchisee Jayesh (Jay) Patel for a new Cambria Hotels property in Nashville, TN, and a Comfort Inn & Suites hotel in New Orleans. The Cambria Hotel in Nashville marks Patel’s first upscale …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels to Develop New Cambria Hotel in Burbank, Calif.

ROCKVILLE, Md.,– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, signed an agreement with S3D Partner to develop its first Cambria hotel in Burbank, Calif. The six-story, 90-room property will be located at 201 South Glenoaks Boulevard in downtown Burbank, near some of the world’s most recognized film and television …[ read more ]

Cambria Hotels Breaks Ground in Mount Pleasant, S.C.

ROCKVILLE, Md.,– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, along with developers SpringBridge Development, LLC and Landmark Enterprises announced today the groundbreaking of the Cambria Hotel Mount Pleasant. Located at 1472 Highway 17 North, the 112-room property is set to open in 2018. The Cambria Hotel Mount Pleasant is …[ read more ]

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