Silver Spring, Md. (August 5, 2009) – Choice Hotels International,
Inc. (NYSE: CHH) continues to grow with the announcement of 62 newly-opened
franchised properties during the month of June. The openings include hotels
in 26 states and 5 countries, adding more than 5,000 rooms to the company’s
existing 475,000-plus rooms. Select properties that opened in July include:
Cambria Suites – Maple Grove, Minn.
As the second Cambria Suites hotel to open in the Minneapolis metro
area, this new all-suites hotel features an indoor heated pool, indoor
whirlpool/hot tub, free wireless high-speed Internet access, sun deck,
state-of-the-art fitness center, business center, cocktail lounge, barista
bar and on-site convenience store. Each guestroom offers two flat-screen
LCD televisions, CD/DVD player, and MP3 jacks, refrigerator, microwave,
hair dryer, iron and ironing board.
The Governor Dinwiddie Hotel and Suites, an Ascend Collection hotel
– Portsmouth, Va.
Combining classic elegance with modern convenience, the Governor Dinwiddie
Hotel and Suites, an Ascend Collection hotel, is one of the hidden secrets
of the historic Olde Towne district of Portsmouth. This historic hotel
provides boutique-style accommodations including free deluxe continental
breakfast, free wireless high-speed Internet access, sauna and exercise
room. Guest rooms and suites feature microwaves and refrigerators while
select rooms also offer DVD players and kitchen facilities.
The Governor Dinwiddie Hotel
506 Dinwiddie Street
Comfort Suites – Gettysburg, Penn.
Conveniently located in the heart of Gettysburg’s historic district,
this new 70-suite hotel offers guests free continental breakfast, free
wireless high-speed Internet access, an indoor heated pool, exercise room
and business center. Guest suites feature flat screen/Plasma TVs, microwaves
and refrigerators while select rooms also offer in-room hot tubs.
Quality Hotel Maida Vale – London, England
Ideally located in central London, the hotel features free continental
breakfast, free wireless high-speed Internet access, on-site coffee shop,
meeting facilities, a business center, hotel safe, free weekday newspapers
and an on-site restaurant. Guestrooms offer refrigerators, mini-bars and
Other Choice brand hotels that opened in July include:
|Comfort Inn, Comfort Hotel and
Comfort Inn & Suites
La Rochelle, France
Forrest City, Ark.
Mineral Wells, Texas
Rapid City, S.D.
Quality Inn, Quality Hotel and Quality Inn & Suites
Lake Forest, Calif.
Wilkes Barre, Penn.
|Sleep Inn and Sleep Inn & Suites
Ocean City, Md.
Pontoon Beach, Ill.
Rapid City, S.D.
South Yarmouth, Mass.
Rodeway Inn and Rodeway Inn & Suites
La Grande, Ore.
Other brands within the portfolio of worldwide lodging franchisor Choice
Hotels include MainStay Suites and Suburban Extended Stay Hotel.
About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises more than 5,900 hotels,
representing more than 479,000 rooms, in the United States and more than
30 other countries and territories. As of June 30, 2009, more than 800
hotels are under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development
in the United States, representing more than 64,000 rooms, and an additional
110 hotels, representing approximately 8,700 rooms, are under construction,
awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 15 other countries
and territories. The company's Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep
Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel,
Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brands serve guests worldwide. In addition,
via its Ascend Collection membership program, travelers in the United States
and the Caribbean have upscale lodging options at historic, boutique and
Additional corporate information may be found on the Choice Hotels
International, Inc. Web site, which may be accessed at www.choicehotels.com.
Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites,
Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban
Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn and Ascend Collection are
proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International.