Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH)—one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors—has appointed Noha Abdalla to the role of chief marketing officer, reporting directly to President and Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Pacious.
Cambria Hotels, the upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels, continues its coast-to-coast expansion with the opening of the Cambria Hotel Boston Somerville.
Choice Hotels has entered into an agreement to acquire the franchise business, operations and intellectual property of Radisson Hotel Group Americas for $675 million. The additional 624 hotels with over 68,000 rooms expand Choice Hotels’ presence in the US West Coast and Midwest.
First quarter domestic RevPAR exceeded 2019 levels by 10.4%; applications for new domestic franchise agreements increased 46% year-over-year
Choice Hotels Europe has repositioned itself as Choice Hotels EMEA as it continues its master license agreement with Seera Hospitality, a fully owned subsidiary of Seera Holding Group.
The economy and mid-market hotel segment was identified as presenting a significant opportunity for hotel owners and operators alike at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference. Expert speakers also identified a gap in the market for more experiential accommodation and entertainment attractions, especially in Dubai, as the market continues to diversify its hospitality offering.
Choice Hotels Europe has signed a multi-unit development agreement with GVK Enterprises, a hospitality management and development firm, to introduce and establish a hotel portfolio in Greece. Choice anticipates that the first property under the agreement will open by the summer of 2017 under a Comfort flag in Athens, and that thereafter four additional properties will be developed on the Greek mainland and islands under the Comfort, Quality and Clarion brands.
Choice Hotels International has signed an agreement with franchise partner HOS Management to develop a new Cambria hotel & suites in Savannah. The new 103-room Cambria hotel & suites hotel will be located at 321 Montgomery St. in the heart of Savannah’s historic district and steps away from world-class shopping, dining, museums and entertainment.
The Ascend Hotel Collection from Choice Hotels International is continuing its Caribbean growth with the addition of the elegant 25-room Opus Hotel in Georgetown, Guyana on the coast of South America to its growing list of unique upscale properties. The Opus is the twelfth hotel in Choice Hotels’ Caribbean portfolio.
Choice Hotels International, one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced today that it has expanded its international portfolio by welcoming its first ever property in Turkey. Clarion Hotel & Suites Istanbul Sisli, a newly built hotel, is located between the Levent and Taksim business areas and close to the cultural sightseeing spots in Istanbul.