Choice Privileges loyalty program members and Barclays contribute $330,000 to American Red Cross COVID-19 relief efforts

Donation Helps Address Nationwide Blood Supply Shortage to Save Lives ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) announced today (Oct. 15, 2020) that members of its award-winning Choice Privileges loyalty program with Barclays US Consumer Bank have provided more than $330,000 in support of the American Red Cross disaster relief efforts. Through… Read the full press release

Clarion Pointe opened its 20th hotel in the U.S.

Clarion Brand Extension Continues United States Expansion with Hotels that Provide Affordable Elevated Essentials ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Two years after launching Clarion Pointe, a midscale select-service brand extension franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), the brand has opened its 20th hotel in the U.S. and now has over 50 hotels open or… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Increases Diversity Among Its Owner Base with multi-unit agreement with an African American Entrepreneur

Latest Multi-Unit Deal with an African American Entrepreneur Increases Diversity Among Company’s Owner Base and Across Hospitality Industry ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s (NYSE: CHH) 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… Read the full press release

Book Two Stays, Get a $50 Gift Card promotion for Choice Privileges members

Travelers Can Earn a $50 Gift Card After Two Separate Stays ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), is offering a Book Two Stays, Get a $50 Gift Card promotion for members. Now through Nov. 15, Choice Privileges members who check in for two separate qualifying stays at participating… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels continues its expansion across the United States with six new hotels openings since January

Upscale Brand Opens Waterfront Hotel in Ocean City, Maryland, and Wine Country Retreat in Sonoma, California ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues its expansion across popular United States destinations with openings on both the east and west coasts this month. Since January, Cambria Hotels… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces leadership changes

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, has announced four leadership roles to advance the company’s corporate priorities and drive growth. These include: Scott Oaksmith has been promoted to senior vice president of real estate and finance. In this role, he will lead several… Read the full press release

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

Sleep Inn announces new partnership with Relax Melodies to bring guests personalized sleep experience

Complimentary Premium Access to Top Sleep & Relaxation App Now Available at More Than 400 Sleep Inn Hotels ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Sleep Inn, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), announced today ( July 13, 2020) Sleep Inn announces new partnership with Relax Melodies to bring guests personalized sleep… Read the full press release

Over 35 Ascend Hotels ranked among the top five hotels in their respective markets on Tripadvisor

Eight Properties from Choice Hotels’ Industry-Leading Soft Brand Collection Claimed Top Spot in Their Markets ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… 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

Choice Hotels International president and CEO Patrick Pacious to speak at the 2020 Goldman Sachs Travel and Leisure Conference on Tuesday, June 2

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Patrick Pacious, president and chief executive officer at Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), will speak at the 2020 Goldman Sachs Travel and Leisure Conference on Tuesday, June 2. Mr. Pacious’ remarks will begin at approximately 4:15 p.m. Eastern Time, and will be webcast live. To join the live webcast, please… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces enhanced and expanded Choice Privileges loyalty program benefits

Provides Greater Flexibility with More Time to Redeem Points Offers Status Upgrades, Extensions and Bonuses for Elite Members ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) today (May 21, 2020) announces a series of enhancements to expand the benefits of its Choice Privileges loyalty program for its more than 45… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels launches new initiative to help Choice-branded hotels achieve superior levels of cleanliness

Enhances best practice guidance for cleaning, disinfecting, hygiene and social distancing to help protect the health and safety of guests, franchisees and their employees amid COVID-19 pandemic ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Building on the existing dedication to cleanliness at its nearly 6,000 franchised hotels in the United States, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:… Read the full press release

COVID-19: Choice Hotels joins Serta in providing bed donations to help address shortages at hospitals and medical facilities

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is teaming up with Serta, Inc., the nation’s leading mattress brand, to contribute to its “Stay Home, Send Beds” initiative, which is providing bed donations to help address nationwide shortages at hospitals and temporary medical facilities caused by the COVID-19 pandemic…. Read the full press release

Clarion Pointe surpasses 50 hotels open or in the pipeline

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ —  Clarion Pointe, a midscale select-service brand extension franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), has now surpassed 50 hotels open or in the pipeline. With eight open Clarion Pointe hotels and two dozen more on track to open this year alone, the brand’s portfolio is satisfying high demand… Read the full press release

WoodSpring Suites announces two new hotel openings in California

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — WoodSpring Suites, an extended stay hotel franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues to capitalize on development opportunities in the Western U.S. with two new hotel openings in California: the WoodSpring Suites Riverside-Corona-Norco and the WoodSpring Suites Redlands San Bernardino. “We’re thrilled to expand our extended stay footprint to a pair… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels announces the opening of its latest hotel, the 95-room Cambria Hotel Summerville-Charleston

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), now has three open locations in the greater Charleston, South Carolina metropolitan area with the opening of its latest hotel, the Cambria Hotel Summerville-Charleston. The 95-room hotel joins the Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview and Cambria Hotel Mount Pleasant-Charleston. Located at 405 Sigma Rd.,… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges launches newest offering, Golf By Choice

Members of Choice Privileges Can Now Earn and Redeem Points at Select Golf Courses Across the U.S. and on Golf Merchandise ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels, is giving members an additional way to earn and redeem Choice Privileges points through its newest offering, Golf By Choice…. Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels opens its 50th and largest location, the Cambria Hotel Anaheim Resort Area

Milestone Marks Upscale Brand’s Continued Growth in Top U.S. Destinations ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) known for delivering little luxuries to guests, marked the opening of its 50th and largest location, the Cambria Hotel Anaheim Resort Area, with an exclusive ribbon cutting ceremony. Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu and… Read the full press release

Comfort hotels delivered on its plan to open more than one hotel per week in 2019

Growth in Western U.S. Underscores Upper-Midscale Brand’s Nationwide Expansion ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Comfort hotels, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has delivered on its plan to open more than one hotel per week in 2019.  In addition, over one-third of openings were in the western US, which is a major focus of the… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels launches new extended-stay brand Everhome Suites

Industry’s Newest Extended-Stay Brand in Nearly a Decade Breaks Ground on Inaugural Hotel Outside of Los Angeles ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) today (Jan. 27, 2020) introduced Everhome Suites, a new-construction midscale extended-stay brand offering with customizable, apartment-style accommodations that empower guests to adapt their environment to… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels opens its first property opening in 2020 — the Cambria Hotel Bloomington Mall of America

Upscale Brand Continues Pace with First Hotel Opening of 2020 in Minneapolis ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — With a record 11 hotels opened in 2019, and a milestone 50 hotels currently open across the country, Cambria Hotels continues its pace with its first property opening in 2020 — the Cambria Hotel Bloomington Mall of… 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

AHLA unveils its 2020 Officers, Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Choice Hotels Joins AHLA; 10 Largest Hotel Companies Now Represented Pebblebrook’s Bortz Appointed Chair WASHINGTON, USA, 2020-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Building on record levels of membership and engagement, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (January 13, 2020) welcomed Choice Hotels International, Inc., into membership and unveiled its 2020 Officers, Board 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

Choice Hotels Asia-Pac welcomes six new hotels to its extensive portfolio of properties in Australia and New Zealand

MELBOURNE, Australia, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — International franchise group Choice Hotels Asia-Pac welcomes six new hotels to its extensive portfolio of properties in Australia and New Zealand, increasing its footprint across New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia as well as the South Island of New Zealand. In NSW, the new additions include two established properties in… Read the full press release

WoodSpring Suites announces the opening of its 50th hotel in Texas, The WoodSpring Suites Pecos

Pecos Opening Marks Extended Stay Brand’s Continued Westward Expansion in the Lone Star State ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — WoodSpring Suites, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), along with developer Summit 11 Investment Group, announce the opening of the brand’s 50th hotel in Texas, underscoring the brand’s continued growth across the U.S. The WoodSpring Suites… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels announces the opening of its third hotel in Arizona: the Cambria Hotel Downtown Phoenix Convention Center

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), announces the opening of its third hotel in Arizona: the Cambria Hotel Downtown Phoenix Convention Center. The seven-story, 127-room hotel joins two other Cambria locations in the Grand Canyon State: Cambria Hotel Phoenix Chandler-Fashion Center and Cambria Hotel North Scottsdale Desert Ridge. The new Phoenix hotel… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels promotes Sarah Searls to the newly created role of chief customer officer

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, has promoted Sarah Searls to the newly created role of chief customer officer. As part of Choice’s ongoing commitment to its customers, Searls will maximize how Choice understands and listens to customers and will connect these valuable insights… Read the full press release