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Canada: Hotel Franchise Opportunities

You should be in business for yourself, but not by yourself. Throughout our 25+ years as a hospitality leader much has changed, but one thing remains steadfast: the respect we have for each of our franchisees as a business owner, and our commitment to enabling their profitability.

Choice offers a portfolio of well-segmented brands—each a leader in its segment and optimized to deliver for owners.

Welcome to More. More Opportunities. More Support. More Success.

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Our Development Team

Juan Pablo Duran

Director, Franchise Development

Director, Franchise Development

Brands: Comfort, Sleep Inn, Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe, Econo Lodge & Rodeway Inn

Territory Western Canada

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Graham Marsh

Director, Franchise Development

Director, Franchise Development

Brands: Comfort, Sleep Inn, Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe, Econo Lodge & Rodeway Inn

Territory Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island

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Eric Normand

Director, Franchise Development

Director, Franchise Development

Brands: Ascend, Comfort, Sleep Inn, Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe, Econo Lodge & Rodeway Inn

Territory Quebec & New Brunswick

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Rob Alldred

Director of Membership Development, Ascend Hotel Collection

Director of Membership Development, Ascend Hotel Collection

Brands: Ascend

Territory Canada (excluding Quebec & New Brunswick)

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Choice Hotels Bolsters MainStay Suites Portfolio With Largest Conversion Deal In Brand History

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 4, 2021 — Choice Hotels has awarded franchise agreements to Gulf Coast Hotel Management, Inc. to convert 15 MainStay Suites hotels in major markets across the U.S., the largest multi-unit transaction in the brand’s history. These properties, which have already begun welcoming guests, significantly increase the brand’s foothold in the midscale extended-stay segment....more. …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels Continues Focus On Increasing Diversity Across Hospitality Industry By Creating One-Of-A-Kind “Choice Hotels Owners African American Alliance”

ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 9, 2020 – Part of the company’s longstanding commitment to diversity, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) announces the creation of the Choice Hotels Owners African American Alliance (CHOAAA). As the hotel industry’s only franchisee-focused group dedicated to Black and African American hoteliers, CHOAAA will provide ongoing representation, support and advocacy for these underrepresented entrepreneurs. “The...more. …[ read more ]

Clarion Pointe Reaches New Milestone In 2020, Opening Its 20th Hotel

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 8, 2020 — Two years after launching Clarion Pointe, a midscale select-service brand extension franchised by Choice Hotels, the brand has opened its 20th hotel in the U.S. and now has over 50 hotels open or in the pipeline, demonstrating its strong growth. The milestone was marked by recent Clarion Pointe openings in Raleigh, North Carolina; Savannah, Georgia;...more. …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels’ Emerging Markets Team Signs Largest Minority Multi-Unit Franchise Agreement In Program History

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 6, 2020  —  Choice Hotels’ one-of-a-kind emerging markets franchise development program has awarded a contract to Fredric Washington to develop six hotels. This new contract with an African American entrepreneur represents the largest minority multi-unit franchise agreement executed in the program’s history. “Choice Hotels has a longstanding, deep commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and...more. …[ read more ]

Sleep Inn Aims To Bring Better Rest To Travelers Through New Collaboration With Relax Melodies

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 13, 2020 — Sleep Inn announced today a new relationship with Relax Melodies, one of the most highly-rated sleep and relaxation apps on the market, to help deliver a better night’s rest to guests. Sleep Inn is now offering complimentary, ad-free access to the premium version of the Relax Melodies app to all guests for the...more. …[ read more ]

Over 35 Ascend Hotels Earn Top Rankings For Exceptional Guest Experience

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 8, 2020 — Over 35 properties in the Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc., have ranked among the top five hotels in their respective markets on Tripadvisor as of July 6, 2020. Ascend offers nearly 315 unique hotels in some of the world’s top travel...more. …[ read more ]

Winter The Dolphin’s Beach Club, An Eco-Friendly Hotel, Joins Ascend Hotel Collection

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 6, 2020  — Winter the Dolphin’s Beach Club is now a member of Choice Hotels International, Inc.‘s (NYSE:CHH) Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels. The marine-themed hotel is located in Clearwater Beach, Florida, where the Gulf of Mexico’s welcoming blue waters make it an ideal destination for guests seeking a beachfront stay. Named after...more. …[ read more ]

Ascend Debuts Three Road Trip-Ready Hotels Within Driving Distance Of Major Metro Areas

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 30, 2020  — The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud have recently joined Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s (NYSE: CHH) Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels. All three hotels are just a few hours’ drive from major U.S. cities and bustling suburbs, making them optimal destinations for guests who are looking to hit...more. …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels’ New Advertising Campaign Welcomes Guests As They Hit The Road Again

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 18, 2020  — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, today unveiled a new, multi-channel, national advertising campaign that speaks directly to travelers who are excited to get back on the road again. More than two-thirds of consumers miss traveling and can’t wait to hit the road, while one in four Americans are...more. …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels’ Extended Stay Portfolio Shows Continued Resilience

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 18, 2020 — Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s (NYSE: CHH) strategic focus on the resilient extended stay segment continues to position the company for long-term success. Its brands, which include WoodSpring Suites and Suburban Extended Stay in the economy segment, and MainStay Suites and recently launched Everhome Suites in midscale, have achieved notable, industry-leading performance amid the current...more. …[ read more ]

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A copy of the Franchise Disclosure Document may be obtained through contacting Choice Hotels Canada Inc. at 5015 Spectrum Way, Suite 400, Mississauga, ON L4W 0E4. The provision of a Franchise Disclosure Document is not an offer to sell a franchise or a commitment by Choice Hotels Canada Inc. to enter into a franchise agreement with the recipient of the Franchise Disclosure Document. development@choicehotels.ca