A New Quality Suites Hotel Opens In Pineville, N.C.

PINEVILLE, N.C. (April 24, 2002) - A Quality Suites hotel recently opened here at 9840 Pineville Road.
Owned and operated by Bram Hospitality and Development of Huntsville, N.C., the new hotel features 75 studio-suites. All suites feature a king- or queen-size bed, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, separate living room area, work desk, computer data port, iron, ironing board and hairdryer. Some suites also feature a whirlpool tub and fireplace. Handicapped and non-smoking suites are available.

The three-storey Quality Suites hotel features two meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 90 people; heated indoor pool; a state-of-the-art fitness center with cardiovascular equipment; business center with computer with Internet access, copier and fax machine; and guest laundry services.

Guests of the Quality Suites hotel receive a complimentary hot buffet breakfast consisting of sausage, bacon, eggs, biscuits, pancakes, waffles, french toast, hot and cold cereals, fresh fruits, bagels, pastries and beverages.

Rates begin at $64. Children, ages 18 and under, stay free when accompanied by an adult.

Discounts are available for seniors, American Automobile Association members, business travelers, government and military personnel and groups.


The Quality Suites hotel participates in Choice’s Choice Privileges frequent-traveler program where guests can earn points toward free stays, vacations and gifts when staying at U.S. Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion and Sleep Inn brand hotels.

Members of American Airlines AAdvantage, Delta SkyMiles, Northwest Airlines WorldPerks and US Airways Dividend Miles will receive airline miles when staying at any Choice brand hotel in the U.S. and Caribbean.

Guests of any Choice brand hotel in the U.S. and the Caribbean can enter Choice’s “Thanks a Million” sweepstakes that includes a 1 million-miles grand prize and 10 first prizes of 100,000 miles. Entry forms, terms and conditions are available at www.choicehotels.com. No purchase is necessary to enter. Sweepstakes ends April 30.

The Quality Suites hotel is 9 miles south of Douglas International Airport and 10 miles from uptown Charlotte. Carowind Theme Park, James K. Polk Home and the Mint Museum are close by.

“The Quality Suites hotel offers easy access to many popular attractions in the Charlotte area,” said Alex Cavanaugh, the hotel’s director of sales. “It’s the perfect place to stay whether one is traveling for business or leisure.”

Quality Suites hotels are franchised by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH), the world’s second-largest lodging franchisor. There currently are 799 Quality brand hotels open and 178 under development worldwide, representing 102,788 rooms.

For reservations at any Quality brand hotel worldwide, contact the Quality’s toll-free reservation service at (800)-4CHOICE or visit www.qualityinn.com on the Internet. Rooms at the Quality Suites hotel also can be booked by contacting the hotel directly at (704) 889-7095.

Choice franchises more than 5,000 hotels under the Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn and MainStay Suites brands in 43 countries. For more information on Choice, visit the company’s Internet site at www.choicehotels.com.