Ascend Hotel Collection opened doors to seven hotels in first half of this year and added 10 to its pipeline

Industry’s Largest Soft Brand Continues to Resonate with Owners and Guests ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s (NYSE: CHH) Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels, is poised for continued growth. Amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic environment, the upscale brand is continuing to attract increased interest… Read the full press release

Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes Winter the Dolphin’s Beach Club as a new member of its global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels

Hotel Named for Famous Dolphin Featured in “Dolphin Tale” Movies ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud joins Ascend Hotel Collection

The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud Welcome Guests Excited to Travel Again ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

The Ascend Hotel Collection closed out the decade with a record-breaking development year in 2019

Industry’s First and Largest Upscale Soft Brand Continues Growth Worldwide ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ascend Hotel Collection, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), closed out the decade with a record-breaking development year in 2019. The brand executed 96 total contracts and added 76 new properties to its global portfolio of… Read the full press release

Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes The Esquire Hotel to its portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels

Gastonia’s Newest Boutique Hotel Breathes New Life into National Landmark Building ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Esquire Hotel is the latest addition to the growing Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), a portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels that reflect their surrounding communities. Situated in the heart of Gastonia at 168 West Main Ave.,… Read the full press release

The Ascend Hotel Collection opens its 300th hotel: Edgar Hotel – Martha’s Vineyard

Industry’s Largest Soft Brand Continues Global Expansion in Top Vacation Destinations with Nearly 60 Openings Year to Date ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) reached a significant milestone today (Nov. 6, 2019) with the opening of its 300th hotel worldwide on the renowned Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard: Edgar Hotel – Martha’s… Read the full press release

Thousand Hills Golf Resort in Branson, Missouri joins The Ascend Hotel Collection

Thousand Hills Golf Resort Adds to the Brand’s Growing Portfolio of Top Vacation Destinations ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) welcomes the Thousand Hills Golf Resort to its portfolio of resort, historic, and boutique hotels reflecting their surrounding communities. The brand’s latest addition is located in Branson, Missouri, one of… Read the full press release

Kansas City Visitors Choice award winner for six straight years, The Chateau Avalon joins Ascend Hotel Collection

Chateau Avalon Offers Kansas City Visitors a Unique, Globally Inspired Experience with Upscale Amenities ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chateau Avalon, winner of the Kansas City Visitors Choice award for six straight years, is the latest addition to the Ascend Hotel Collection’s portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels. The award-winning property is celebrated… Read the full press release

Beaufort Hotel joins Ascend Hotel Collection

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) welcomes the Beaufort Hotel to its portfolio of unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts that reflect their surrounding community. The brand’s newest addition, situated on the idyllic Crystal Coast, channels the Tar Heel State’s rich maritime culture and highlights the collection’s continued growth… Read the full press release

The Ogunquit River Inn joins the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International

Southern Maine’s Newest Gem Joins the Ascend Hotel Collection ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ogunquit River Inn is the latest hotel to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), a portfolio of best-in-class, unique, boutique and historic hotels and resorts that reflect their surrounding community. Located just outside of Portland, Maine, the waterfront… Read the full press release

The Capitol Hotel joins the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International

The Capitol Hotel Adds to the Brand’s Growing Portfolio in City Centers ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Capitol Hotel is the latest property to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), a portfolio of unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts that reflect their surrounding community. Located in the heart of downtown Hartford at… Read the full press release

The Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes three new members in the sunshine state of Florida to the collection

Coombs Inn & Suites, Water Street Hotel & Marina, and Wyvern Hotel Join the Ascend Hotel Collection ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ascend Hotel Collection, a portfolio of unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), welcomes three new members in the sunshine state of Florida to the collection: Coombs Inn &… Read the full press release

Ascend Hotel Collection closed out 2018 with seventy-three total franchise agreements, the most franchise agreements in its history

Franchise Agreements Fuel Upscale Brand Growth in Popular Travel Destinations Worldwide ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ascend Hotel Collection, the world’s first and largest soft brand from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), closed out 2018 by awarding the most franchise agreements in the brand’s history. Seventy-three total franchise agreements, 43 domestic and 30 international,… Read the full press release

California: Torrance’s First Boutique Hotel Bluestem Hotel joins the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International

Bluestem Hotel Joins the Ascend Hotel Collection ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The beautifully designed Bluestem Hotel is the latest property to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), a portfolio of unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts that reflect their community. Like the blue-silver grass that bears its name, the Bluestem Hotel… Read the full press release

Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes Hotel Ylem to its portfolio of best-in-class unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts

Hotel Ylem Joins the Ascend Hotel Collection ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Ylem is the latest property to join the Ascend Hotel Collection, a portfolio of best-in-class unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts that reflect their surrounding community by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH). The property recently completed extensive renovations and the revamped… Read the full press release

St. Charles Coach House joins the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The St. Charles Coach House is the latest hotel to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH), a portfolio of best-in-class unique, boutique, and historic independent hotels and resorts that reflect the local community. Located on the renowned St. Charles Avenue Streetcar line in the Garden District of New Orleans, La., St…. Read the full press release

The District 3 Hotel in Chattanooga, Tenn. joins the Ascend Hotel Collection

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The District 3 Hotel in Chattanooga, Tenn. has officially joined the Ascend Hotel Collection portfolio of best-in-class unique, boutique, and historic independent hotels and resorts by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH). In addition to reflecting Chattanooga’s unique flair, the hotel is situated just minutes away from the city’s best restaurants, shops, and attractions, such as the Tennessee… Read the full press release

Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes The Inn at Gran View Ogdensburg into its portfolio of best-in-class hotels and resorts

AAA Blue Diamond Boutique hotel overlooking the St. Lawrence River offers guests a captivating blend of style and comfort ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Inn at Gran View Ogdensburg is the latest hotel to join the Ascend Hotel Collection portfolio of best-in-class unique, boutique, and historic independent hotels and resorts by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH)…. Read the full press release

Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes the New Bedford Harbor Hotel into its portfolio of best-in-class hotels and resorts

New boutique hotel offers gateway to the best of New England coast ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The New Bedford Harbor Hotel, managed by the Waterford Hotel Group, Inc,  is the latest hotel to join the Ascend Hotel Collection portfolio of best-in-class unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH). Located in the… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels promotes Pete Metzger to franchise development regional vice president of the Ascend Hotel Collection brand

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel franchisors, has promoted Pete Metzger to franchise development regional vice president of the Ascend Hotel Collection brand. In this new role, Metzger will lead the growth of the brand’s footprint in North America and the Caribbean…. Read the full press release

Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes The Riverside Inn & Suites in its portfolio of unique, boutique, and historic independent hotels and resorts

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Riverside Inn & Suites is the latest hotel to join the Ascend Hotel Collection, a portfolio of best-in-class unique, boutique, and historic independent hotels and resorts by Choice Hotels International. The hotel is located on Riverside Boulevard and overlooks Rock River, and has been a staple in the Rockford,… Read the full press release

Ascend Hotel Collection further expands its Caribbean offerings with its first all-inclusive properties

New Properties Mark the First All-Inclusive Option for the Brand ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Emotions All-Inclusive Resorts by Hodelpa, in Juan Dolio and Playa Dorada, Dominican Republic, are the latest resorts to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, further expanding the brand’s Caribbean offerings with the brand’s first all-inclusive properties. Known for inspiring individuality, the Ascend Hotel… Read the full press release

Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes The BLVD Hotel in Costa Mesa, California

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The BLVD Hotel in Costa Mesa, Calif. is the latest hotel to join 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… Read the full press release

David Hale and Chris Leiser join the Cambria Hotels and Ascend Hotel Collection development teams in the Midwest region

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — 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. Hale, newly appointed director of franchise sales for the… Read the full press release

The Villa Victor hotel in St. Augustine, Florida joins the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

The Volaré in San Clemente, Orange County, Calif. joins the Ascend Hotel Collection

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — 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,… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges named the “Best Hotel Loyalty Program” by USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards

Choice Privileges Rated Top Hotel Loyalty Program In USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards Rockville, Md., 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Another big win for the Choice Privileges loyalty program from Choice Hotels. For the second straight year, USA Today’s10Best Readers’ Choice Awards has named Choice Privileges the “Best Hotel Loyalty Program.” A panel of USA Today… Read the full press release

Gallus Stadium Park Inn in Columbia, S.C. joins the Ascend Hotel Collection

COLUMBIA, S.C., 2017-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — 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…. Read the full press release

The Garrison Hotel joins the Ascend Hotel Collection

DOVER, N.H., 2017-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

The Ascend Hotel Collection adds the Curtiss Hotel in Buffalo, NY to its growing global portfolio

BUFFALO, N.Y., 2017-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 features seven styles… Read the full press release