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Choice Hotels Announces the Opening of the Largest Hotel in its Growing Portfolio

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 21, 2019 — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is pleased to announce the opening of the largest hotel in its portfolio – the Clarion Hotel The Hub in Oslo, Norway. The hotel offers 810 rooms, unique design, two bars, and a premium rooftop restaurant with stunning views in the heart of Norway's capital city.

Choice Hotels Continues Midscale Expansion in Western US

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 25, 2019  — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed agreements with Equinox Hospitality to develop three dual-brand Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites properties and two stand-alone Sleep Inn hotels. These midscale hotels will be built in the Phoenix metropolitan area and across California, and the first hotel is set to open in 2021. “Choice offers hotel

Choice Hotels to Develop New Cambria Hotel in Spartanburg, South Carolina

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 20, 2019 — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed an agreement with NIAM Investments to develop a six-story, 119-room Cambria Hotel in Spartanburg, S.C. The upscale hotel is slated to open in summer 2020.

Choice Hotels Marks One-Year Anniversary of WoodSpring Suites Acquisition with Opening of Brand’s 250th Hotel

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 12, 2019 — The WoodSpring Suites brand recently surpassed another milestone with the opening of its 250th hotel in the greater Portland, Ore., area. This landmark achievement coincides with the one-year anniversary of the Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) acquisition of the WoodSpring brand and franchise business. Since the acquisition of WoodSpring Suites in February 2018, Choice Hotels

Econo Lodge Joins Lineup of Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour Sponsors

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 7, 2019 — The Econo Lodge brand, part of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH), is the newest sponsor to join the lineup for the Major League Fishing (MLF) Bass Pro Tour. The national hotel brand will also be the presenting sponsor for Stage Four of the Bass Pro Tour, set for April 9-14 at Lake Chickamauga in Tennessee. The MLF Bass Pro

Cambria Hotels Opens First New Jersey Property

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 31, 2019 — Franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), the Cambria Hotels brand continues its coast-to-coast expansion with the opening of a hotel in West Orange, N.J. The 127-room Cambria Hotel West Orange is the brand’s first hotel in New Jersey and joins its growing portfolio in Northeastern cities, including New York and Philadelphia, with hotels in Boston and Portland, Maine also in the pipeline. The

Comfort Brand Caps 2018 with Transformation Progress and Development Growth

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 28, 2019  — The Comfort brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues to advance its transformation with over 700 properties certified Move to Modern, 450 hotels in the process of obtaining new signage, and more than 170 hotels having installed new signs. In addition, Choice awarded close to 120 Comfort brand franchise agreements

Choice Hotels Announces 2018 ‘Best of Choice’ Award Winners at 64th Annual Convention

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 3, 2018— Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced its “Best of Choice” award winners last night at the company’s 64th Annual Convention in Las Vegas.

Comfort Brand Unveils New Logo: New Look Symbolizes the Brand’s Bold Transformation

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 2, 2018 — The Comfort brand revealed a new logo today to thousands of franchisees at Choice Hotels’ annual convention. The unveiling marks an important milestone for the brand which has been experiencing a renaissance since committing to change seven years ago.

Choice Hotels Sets No Limits To Hotel Growth, Innovation, And Franchisee Profitability At 64th Annual Convention

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 1, 2018— More than 5,000 hotel owners, general managers, and hotel staff will convene today as Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, kicks off its 64th annual convention in Las Vegas. Themed “No Limits” to mark the boundless opportunities for Choice Hotels franchisees, the three-day event focuses on listening,

Cambria Hotels Celebrates Grand Opening in Chandler, Ariz.

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 25, 2018— Cambria Hotels celebrated its second grand opening in the Phoenix area in back-to-back months by debuting the 136-room Cambria Hotel Phoenix Chandler – Fashion Center last night. Franchised by one of the world’s largest hotel companies, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), the property was developed by Hines and will be managed by Concord Hospitality.

Choice Hotels to Develop Clarion Hotel in Columbia, Pa.

Rockville, Md. (April 23, 2018) Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, signed an agreement with Cimarron Investments, LLC to develop a unique, new Clarion Hotel in downtown Columbia, Pa. The multiple-story, 60-room property is an adaptive reuse of the town’s historic potato chip factory, preserving much of its original structure.

Choice Hotels Announces Alliance With Sercotel Hotels

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 11, 2018— Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, reinforces its focus on international growth through a strategic alliance announced today with Sercotel Hotels, a leading hotel operator and franchisor based in Spain. The alliance establishes the framework for the extension of Choice Hotels’ global footprint into Spain and other markets,

The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes The Hotel Morrison To Dania Beach, Fla.

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 10, 2018– The Hotel Morrison in Dania Beach, Fla., joins the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies. This upscale boutique hotel will join the world’s first and largest soft brand that’s known for inspiring individuality.

The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes The Arbor Hotel And Conference Center In Texas

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 9, 2018– The Arbor Hotel and Conference Center in Lubbock, Texas joins the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies. 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

Cambria Hotels Celebrates Grand Opening in Downtown Dallas:Event marks fourth Cambria Hotels property to open in Texas

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 6, 2018– The Cambria Hotels brand celebrated its continued expansion in the Lone Star State with the grand opening of the Cambria Hotel Downtown Dallas yesterday. The upscale hotel brand, which is franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), joined representatives from developer Kirtland Realty Group and management company Fillmore Hospitality, to commemorate the occasion

Sleep Inn Hotel Opens In Houston

April 3, 2018 — Sleep Inn, part of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), has opened a new property in Houston.

Cambria Hotels Celebrates Grand Opening in Nashville, Tenn.

ROCKVILLE, Md.,– The Cambria Hotels brand debuted in the Music Capital of the World yesterday evening with the grand opening of the 255-room Cambria Hotel Nashville, the brand’s biggest property. The Cambria Hotels brand is franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, which co-hosted the celebration with representatives

Choice Hotels Expands Upscale Brands Development Teams

Rockville, MD,.– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced David Hale and Chris Leiser have joined the company as part of the Cambria Hotels and Ascend Hotel Collection development teams in the Midwest region.

Cambria Hotels Opens in Downtown Philadelphia

ROCKVILLE, Md.,– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in collaboration with Pearl Properties and Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company, announced the opening of the Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown – Center City.

WoodSpring Suites Increases Footprint in the Greater Chicago Area

ROCKVILLE, Md– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in collaboration with Holladay Properties, LLC and Nationwide Hotel Management Company LLC, today announced the opening of WoodSpring Suites Chicago Tinley Park. The hotel is located at 18636 West Creek Drive in Tinley Park, Ill.

Ascend Hotel Collection Robust Growth Focuses On Major Markets

ROCKVILLE, Md.,– The Ascend Hotel Collection, by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, continues to rapidly expand with a specific focus on top markets. The world’s first and largest soft brand is coming off one of its most successful years in 2017 by opening 56 hotels globally, and

Choice Hotels Focuses on Multi-Unit Development to Accelerate Cambria Growth

ROCKVILLE, Md.– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), franchisor of Cambria Hotels, recently began a new effort centered on multi-unit development to help grow the brand even more rapidly. On the heels of opening its 10th property in 10 months earlier this year, the expanded approach will use part of the $475 million in capital support

Comfort Brand Renaissance Results In Significant Growth: Brand transformation continues to build pipeline with 80 percent new construction

ROCKVILLE, Md.– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has continued to transform the Comfort brand through bold moves and substantial investment. The Comfort brand plans to again open more than one hotel per week in 2018 with a pipeline of nearly 300 properties, 80 percent of which are new

Sleep Inn Finishes Strong 2017 With Substantial Increase In Franchise Agreements

ROCKVILLE, Md.,–The Sleep Inn brand concluded a successful 2017 with a 25 percent increase in franchise agreements over the previous year. The brand’s story is resonating among developers after being told through a provocative marketing platform. Franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, the Sleep Inn brand has

Cambria Hotels Celebrates Grand Opening in Phoenix

ROCKVILLE, Md.,–The Cambria Hotels brand continues its westward expansion with the grand opening of the Cambria Hotel North Scottsdale Desert Ridge in Phoenix. Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies and franchisor of the Cambria Hotels brand, hosted the celebration yesterday evening with developer O’Reilly Hospitality Management, LLC.

Cambria Hotels Opens in Downtown Dallas

ROCKVILLE, Md.,– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in collaboration with owner Kirtland Realty Group, developer Todd Interests, and management company Fillmore Hospitality, announced that the Cambria Hotel Downtown Dallas is now fully open after partially opening at the end of 2017. Located at 1907 Elm Street, the 177-room,

The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes Villa Victor Hotel In St. Augustine

ROCKVILLE, Md.,–The Villa Victor hotel in St. Augustine, Fla., is the latest hotel 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 first and largest global soft brand, featuring best-in-class unique, boutique and historic hotels

Quality Inn Hotel Near AT&T Center Completes Major Renovation

San Antonio, TX.– The Quality Inn I-10 East near AT&T Center, a franchise of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, is now offering guests a fresh new look.

Choice Hotels to Develop Cambria Hotel in Growing Southwest Washington, D.C.

ROCKVILLE, Md.,–Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has signed an agreement with Koucar Management, LLC to develop a new Cambria hotel in Southwest Washington, D.C. Located at 69 Q Street SW, the 154-room, nine-story property will be the second Cambria in the District, joining the Cambria Hotel Washington,

Choice Hotels to Develop New Cambria Hotel in Bettendorf, Iowa

ROCKVILLE, Md.,– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has signed an agreement with Frontier Hospitality Group to develop the first Cambria hotel in Iowa. The four-story, 108-room Cambria Hotel Bettendorf will be located at the intersection of Middle Road and Forest Grove Road.

Choice Hotels to Develop New Cambria Hotel on Marina Square in Bremerton, Wash.

ROCKVILLE, Md.,– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has signed an agreement with Sound West Group to develop a Cambria hotel in Bremerton, Wash. Located at 232 Washington Ave., the five-story, 121-room Cambria Hotel Bremerton  will be part of a mixed-use waterfront development on Marina Square.

Cambria Hotels Breaks Ground on Ocean City, Md. Waterfront

ROCKVILLE, Md.,– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, along with PiNNacle Hospitality Group and The Wankawala Organization, announced this afternoon the groundbreaking of the Cambria Hotel Ocean City. Located at 309 North 1st Street, the 133-room property is slated to open in summer of 2019.

Cambria Hotels Breaks Ground in Downtown Savannah

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 14, 2018– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in collaboration with HOS Management, broke ground yesterday afternoon at the future home of the Cambria Hotel Savannah Historic District. Located at 321 Montgomery St., the 103-room, six-story property is slated to open in 2019.

Choice Hotels Completes Acquisition Of WoodSpring Suites Brand And Franchise Business

ROCKVILLE, Md–Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, completed its acquisition of the brand and franchise business of WoodSpring Suites, an extended-stay lodging brand, from WoodSpring Hotels LLC.

Ascend Hotel Collection Surpasses 250 Properties Open or in the Pipeline

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 22, 2018–The Ascend Hotel Collection, the world’s first and largest soft brand, reached a milestone by surpassing 200 properties open globally, with more than 50 in the pipeline. The upscale brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, finished 2017 with one of its best

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Choice Hotels Announces the Opening of the Largest Hotel in its Growing Portfolio

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 21, 2019 — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is pleased to announce the opening of the largest hotel in its portfolio – the Clarion Hotel The Hub in Oslo, Norway. The hotel offers 810 rooms, unique design, two bars, and a premium rooftop restaurant with stunning views in the heart of Norway's capital city. …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels Continues Midscale Expansion in Western US

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 25, 2019  — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed agreements with Equinox Hospitality to develop three dual-brand Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites properties and two stand-alone Sleep Inn hotels. These midscale hotels will be built in the Phoenix metropolitan area and across California, and the first hotel is set to open in 2021. “Choice offers hotel …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels to Develop New Cambria Hotel in Spartanburg, South Carolina

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 20, 2019 — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed an agreement with NIAM Investments to develop a six-story, 119-room Cambria Hotel in Spartanburg, S.C. The upscale hotel is slated to open in summer 2020. …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels Marks One-Year Anniversary of WoodSpring Suites Acquisition with Opening of Brand’s 250th Hotel

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 12, 2019 — The WoodSpring Suites brand recently surpassed another milestone with the opening of its 250th hotel in the greater Portland, Ore., area. This landmark achievement coincides with the one-year anniversary of the Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) acquisition of the WoodSpring brand and franchise business. Since the acquisition of WoodSpring Suites in February 2018, Choice Hotels …[ read more ]

Econo Lodge Joins Lineup of Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour Sponsors

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 7, 2019 — The Econo Lodge brand, part of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH), is the newest sponsor to join the lineup for the Major League Fishing (MLF) Bass Pro Tour. The national hotel brand will also be the presenting sponsor for Stage Four of the Bass Pro Tour, set for April 9-14 at Lake Chickamauga in Tennessee. The MLF Bass Pro …[ read more ]

Cambria Hotels Opens First New Jersey Property

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 31, 2019 — Franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), the Cambria Hotels brand continues its coast-to-coast expansion with the opening of a hotel in West Orange, N.J. The 127-room Cambria Hotel West Orange is the brand’s first hotel in New Jersey and joins its growing portfolio in Northeastern cities, including New York and Philadelphia, with hotels in Boston and Portland, Maine also in the pipeline. The …[ read more ]

Comfort Brand Caps 2018 with Transformation Progress and Development Growth

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 28, 2019  — The Comfort brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues to advance its transformation with over 700 properties certified Move to Modern, 450 hotels in the process of obtaining new signage, and more than 170 hotels having installed new signs. In addition, Choice awarded close to 120 Comfort brand franchise agreements …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels Announces 2018 ‘Best of Choice’ Award Winners at 64th Annual Convention

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 3, 2018— Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced its “Best of Choice” award winners last night at the company’s 64th Annual Convention in Las Vegas. …[ read more ]

Comfort Brand Unveils New Logo: New Look Symbolizes the Brand’s Bold Transformation

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 2, 2018 — The Comfort brand revealed a new logo today to thousands of franchisees at Choice Hotels’ annual convention. The unveiling marks an important milestone for the brand which has been experiencing a renaissance since committing to change seven years ago. …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels Sets No Limits To Hotel Growth, Innovation, And Franchisee Profitability At 64th Annual Convention

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 1, 2018— More than 5,000 hotel owners, general managers, and hotel staff will convene today as Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, kicks off its 64th annual convention in Las Vegas. Themed “No Limits” to mark the boundless opportunities for Choice Hotels franchisees, the three-day event focuses on listening, …[ read more ]

Cambria Hotels Celebrates Grand Opening in Chandler, Ariz.

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 25, 2018— Cambria Hotels celebrated its second grand opening in the Phoenix area in back-to-back months by debuting the 136-room Cambria Hotel Phoenix Chandler – Fashion Center last night. Franchised by one of the world’s largest hotel companies, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), the property was developed by Hines and will be managed by Concord Hospitality. …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels to Develop Clarion Hotel in Columbia, Pa.

Rockville, Md. (April 23, 2018) Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, signed an agreement with Cimarron Investments, LLC to develop a unique, new Clarion Hotel in downtown Columbia, Pa. The multiple-story, 60-room property is an adaptive reuse of the town’s historic potato chip factory, preserving much of its original structure. …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels Announces Alliance With Sercotel Hotels

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 11, 2018— Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, reinforces its focus on international growth through a strategic alliance announced today with Sercotel Hotels, a leading hotel operator and franchisor based in Spain. The alliance establishes the framework for the extension of Choice Hotels’ global footprint into Spain and other markets, …[ read more ]

The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes The Hotel Morrison To Dania Beach, Fla.

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 10, 2018– The Hotel Morrison in Dania Beach, Fla., joins the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies. This upscale boutique hotel will join the world’s first and largest soft brand that’s known for inspiring individuality. …[ read more ]

The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes The Arbor Hotel And Conference Center In Texas

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 9, 2018– The Arbor Hotel and Conference Center in Lubbock, Texas joins the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies. 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 …[ read more ]

Cambria Hotels Celebrates Grand Opening in Downtown Dallas:Event marks fourth Cambria Hotels property to open in Texas

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 6, 2018– The Cambria Hotels brand celebrated its continued expansion in the Lone Star State with the grand opening of the Cambria Hotel Downtown Dallas yesterday. The upscale hotel brand, which is franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), joined representatives from developer Kirtland Realty Group and management company Fillmore Hospitality, to commemorate the occasion …[ read more ]

Sleep Inn Hotel Opens In Houston

April 3, 2018 — Sleep Inn, part of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), has opened a new property in Houston. …[ read more ]

Cambria Hotels Celebrates Grand Opening in Nashville, Tenn.

ROCKVILLE, Md.,– The Cambria Hotels brand debuted in the Music Capital of the World yesterday evening with the grand opening of the 255-room Cambria Hotel Nashville, the brand’s biggest property. The Cambria Hotels brand is franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, which co-hosted the celebration with representatives …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels Expands Upscale Brands Development Teams

Rockville, MD,.– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced David Hale and Chris Leiser have joined the company as part of the Cambria Hotels and Ascend Hotel Collection development teams in the Midwest region. …[ read more ]

Cambria Hotels Opens in Downtown Philadelphia

ROCKVILLE, Md.,– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in collaboration with Pearl Properties and Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company, announced the opening of the Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown – Center City. …[ read more ]

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