Breaking Travel News

Choice Hotels News

Choice Hotels Europe adds video content online

Choice Hotels Europe adds video content online

20 April 2012 Hotel News

Choice Hotels Europe, the company behind the Comfort, Quality and Clarion brands in Europe, has posted video footage on the majority of its UK properties online at choicehotelsuk.co.uk, giving travellers a visual summary on each Choice-brand hotel and its amenities.The videos are also set to become available on the recently launched Choice Hotels Europe YouTube channel.

Ascend Collection creates dedicated membership development team

Ascend Collection creates dedicated membership development team

14 April 2012 Press Release Hotel News

The Ascend Collection membership program from Choice Hotels International is poised for record growth in 2012 with the creation of a dedicated membership development team, comprised of hospitality industry veterans Bill Balletto, Joe Dreiske, Dennis Wynn and Jose Salvador Icaza.

Choice Hotels VP Mark Weiner takes on Company’s Global Sales Division

Choice Hotels VP Mark Weiner takes on Company’s Global Sales Division

3 April 2012 Press Release Hotel News

Choice Hotels International, Inc., one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, recently announced that it has named its associate Mark Weiner as the new head of its global sales division. Mr. Weiner previously served as the company’s vice president of customer care and reservations, an area he will continue to lead as well, reporting to the organization’s Senior Vice President of Global Distribution Robert McDowell.

Choice Hotels names Robin Pence Vice President, Public Relations

Choice Hotels names Robin Pence Vice President, Public Relations

14 March 2012 Press Release Hotel News

Choice Hotels International, Inc. announced that it has named Robin Pence to the position of vice president of public relations. In this role, she will be responsible for developing and managing the external communications strategy for the company in the areas of public, media, industry and government relations. Ms. Pence will report to Alexandra Jaritz, senior vice president, brand strategy and marketing.

Choice Hotels opens 5,000th domestic franchised property

Choice Hotels opens 5,000th domestic franchised property

3 March 2012 Press Release Hotel News

Opening of 88-Room Comfort Suites Hotel marks milestone for Worldwide Lodging Franchisor.  Choice Hotels International, Inc. announced that it has reached 5,000 domestic franchised properties online with the opening of the Comfort Suites hotel of Katy, Texas. The company, which franchises such well-known hotel brands as Comfort Inn, Quality and Econo Lodge, currently boasts more than 6,100 properties worldwide, representing more than 495,000 rooms in all 50 states and over 30 countries and territories.

A new jewel for Choice Hotels in Paris

A new jewel for Choice Hotels in Paris

17 February 2012 Press Release Hotel News

Choice Hotels Europe is proud to announce the addition of its second Clarion Collection property in central Paris: the Clarion Collection Etoile Saint Honore hotel. Holder of the “eco label”, this 4-star property offers a new destination for business and leisure travelers.