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Choice Hotels breaks ground on first Cambria Suites in Arizona

Choice Hotels breaks ground on first Cambria Suites in Arizona

21 September 2013 Hotel News

Choice Hotels and O’Reilly Hospitality are expanding the upscale hotel brand, Cambria Suites, into the Phoenix market. The four-story, 121-room Cambria Suites Phoenix-Desert Ridge is the first of the brand in Arizona, and is the second of two Cambria Suites to be developed and managed by O’Reilly Hospitality Management.

Choice Hotels Europe launches property-level websites

Choice Hotels Europe launches property-level websites

18 September 2013 Press Release Hotel News Travel Technology News

Choice Hotels Europe announced today that it has entered into a relationship with buuteeq, a leading cloud-based digital marketing provider for lodging operators that will enable Choice Hotels franchisees throughout Europe to create and manage their own property-level websites with direct booking capabilities

Choice Hotels Europe launches 2014 brochure

Choice Hotels Europe launches 2014 brochure

11 August 2013 Press Release Hotel News

Choice Hotels Europe, the company behind the Comfort, Quality and Clarion brands in Europe and part of Choice Hotels International, today announced the launch of its new 2014 Pan-European Groups and Tours Brochure.

Choice Hotels in mobile focus

Choice Hotels in mobile focus

Choice Hotels has unveiled a new tool which enables travellers to make reservations using their mobile devices. RapidBook streamlines the search and checkout functions by leveraging the preferences and other information customers opt to add to their online profile.

Choice Hotels International announces new vice president of brand strategy

Choice Hotels International announces new vice president of brand strategy

20 June 2013 Press Release Hotel News

Choice Hotels International, Inc, one of the world’s largest hotel companies, today announced that Anne Engelking Smith has joined the company as Vice President of Brand Strategy. Smith joins the company from AARP where she was responsible for overseeing the AARP brand in commercial marketing and driving membership growth including the organization’s multicultural membership base.

Choice Hotels International enters joint venture to develop multiple Cambria Suites

Choice Hotels International enters joint venture to develop multiple Cambria Suites

19 June 2013 Press Release Hotel News

Choice Hotels International, one of the world’s largest hotel companies, today announced that it has entered into a joint venture with private investment firm Fillmore Capital Partners, LLC and its affiliates to develop multiple Cambria Suites hotel properties, adding to the upscale brand’s growing clout. This marks the brand’s first institutional investor, underscoring the confidence developers and Choice Hotels have already expressed for the emerging brand’s performance potential.

Choice Hotels moves into new headquarters in Maryland

Choice Hotels moves into new headquarters in Maryland

14 June 2013 Hotel News

Choice Hotels International has finalised its move to new global headquarters at 1 Choice Hotels Circle in Rockville, Maryland. A ribbon cutting event was held to celebrate the event, attended by more than 400 state and local elected officials, economic development leaders, community representatives and employees.

Choice Hotels Europe moves to strengthen UK travel trade relationships

Choice Hotels Europe moves to strengthen UK travel trade relationships

11 June 2013 Press Release Hotel News

Choice Hotels Europe, the company behind the Comfort, Quality and Clarion brands in Europe and part of Choice Hotels International, Inc., one of the largest hotel companies with 6,200 hotels worldwide, today announced the appointment of Sofia McFarlane as Corporate Account Manager, UK Global Sales.

Choice Hotels International completes move into new Rockville headquarters

Choice Hotels International completes move into new Rockville headquarters

8 June 2013 Press Release Hotel News

Choice Hotels International, Inc., one of the world’s largest hotel companies, today finalized its move to new global headquarters at 1 Choice Hotels Circle in Rockville, Md., at a ribbon cutting event attended by U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, Rockville Mayor Phyllis Marcuccio, Maryland State Sen. Jennie M. Forehand and more than 400 state and local elected officials, economic development leaders, community representatives and employees.

Choice Hotels International appoints chief technology officer

Choice Hotels International appoints chief technology officer

17 May 2013 Press Release Hotel News

Choice Hotels International, Inc, one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announces the appointment of Eben Hewitt to Chief Technology Officer based out of the company’s global technology hub in Phoenix, Arizona. In this role, Hewitt will report directly to the Choice Hotels Chief Information Officer, Todd Davis, and oversee Choice Hotels’ technical vision and lead all aspects of Choice’s technology development in applications, architecture, and data

Choice Hotels adds 88 properties in 1Q

Choice Hotels adds 88 properties in 1Q

15 May 2013 Hotel News

Choice Hotels has added 88 newly opened franchised properties to its portfolio during the first quarter of 2013. Additionally, the company has executed a total of 83 new domestic contracts within the first quarter of 2013, a 30-percent increase over the same period of the prior year.