ROCKVILLE, Md., March 8, 2017– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), Lieben Group, LP, and Nivea Hospitality celebrate the opening of the first Sleep Inn hotel to feature the brand’s recently evolved interior and exterior design, opening just nine months after the concept was announced. The newly constructed 62-room Sleep Inn & Suites in Galion, Ohio, is located at 6698 Brandt Road, just off U.S. Route 30, and designed to appeal to both business and leisure travelers.
Sleep Inn, an all-new construction hotel brand that is a leader in the midscale lodging segment, unveiled its newest design concept less than one year ago at the Choice Hotels Annual Convention in May 2016. The updated prototype’s enhanced look and feel builds upon the success of Sleep Inn’s simply stylish design, created to meet travelers’ tastes and behaviors, as well as appeal to developers as an efficient hotel to build and operate. Most importantly, the new prototype remains cost neutral to its predecessor, cementing Sleep Inn’s already strong value proposition for owners. Continue reading
ROCKVILLE, Md., March 8, 2017– Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, joined Fillmore Capital Partners and developer Fillmore Hospitality to open the new Cambria Southlake DFW North in Southlake, Texas today.
Located at 2104 E State Hwy 114, the 175- room Cambria Southlake DFW North is part of Kimball Park, a development minutes from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The hotel is also steps away from Southlake Town Square, a unique open-air lifestyle shopping district with more than 120 shops and dozens of fine restaurants in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Continue reading
ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 24, 2017 –Choice Hotels International, Inc., one of the world’s leading lodging companies, is expanding with newly developed properties in top markets around the world. The strong RevPAR performance of the company’s brands, coupled with the expansion of programs and services designed to increase franchisee return-on-investment, have helped to fuel an increase in new construction activity. The company’s upscale brand offerings, Cambria hotels & suites and the Ascend Hotel Collection, are driving Choice Hotels’ rapid expansion in urban markets. Furthermore, the successful Comfort brand transformation and the Sleep Inn brand’s fresh new construction prototype have been catalysts for expanding their pipelines across the country, given these well-recognized brands have broad appeal in all types of markets. Continue reading
ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 23, 2017– Choice Hotels International, Inc. announced it has signed an agreement with franchise partner Stratus Development Partners, LLC, to develop a new Cambria hotel & suites in Sonoma County, Calif. The four-story, 132-room Cambria property will be located at 5870 Labath Avenue in Rohnert Park.
Expected to open in 2019, the Cambria hotel & suites Sonoma County is in the heart of “wine country” and next to Napa Valley, offering nearly 60,000 acres of vineyards and more than 400 wineries. Continue reading
First hotel expected to open in Athens in summer 2017
ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 16, 2016- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) announced today it 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 the first property under the agreement will open by the summer of 2017 under the Comfort® brand flag in Athens, and four additional properties will be developed on the Greek mainland and islands under the Comfort®, Quality® and Clarion® brands. Continue reading
ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 14, 2016– Choice Hotels International, Inc. one of the world’s leading hotel companies, unveiled the new look and feel of a two Comfort brand hotel properties in key destination markets – Kissimmee, Florida and Cleveland, Ohio. These are just the first of a series of upcoming renovations in top markets for the brand, including: Niagara Falls, N.Y.; Anchorage, Alaska; Tampa, Fla.; Scottsdale, Ariz.; Austin, Texas and San Francisco, Calif., as well as dozens of additional locations coast to coast in the U.S.
Additionally, Choice Hotels is taking strategic measures to help hotel developers determine the best places to build new prototype Comfort brand properties as well as open up the optimal markets for these projects. This is based on extensive research and analysis of consumer insights and business data. The strategic approach and strong performance fueling the brand have not gone unnoticed by the development community. Over the last two years Choice Hotels has executed more than double the number of new construction Comfort brand franchise agreements executed in the two year period prior.
“The appeal of the Comfort brand transcends style trends and market types. In a world where other brands are pursuing complex, edgy and loud designs, we want Comfort to be accessible to everyone – developers and travelers,” said David Pepper, chief development officer for Choice Hotels. Continue reading