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Developer Yogesh Manocha and Choice Hotels Break Ground for a
103-room Cambria Suites in Morrisville, North Carolina
Silver Spring, Md. and Morrisville, N.C. (September 20, 2007) – Choice Hotels and hotelier Yogesh Manocha officially broke ground today for a 103-room Cambria Suites hotel to be located at 300 Airgate Drive in Morrisville, N.C., just steps from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport.  
Ground breaking ceremonies were held today at the construction site where Yogesh Manocha, owner of the new hotel, William Edmundson, brand president of Cambria Suites for Choice Hotels, Brad LeBlanc, vice president of franchise sales for Choice Hotels and Jim Tierney, director of development of Cambria Suites for Choice Hotels were all in attendance.  As of June 30, 2006, there were 58 Cambria Suites hotels under development in 26 states and Canada.  
“We are pleased to add Morrisville to the list of cities from across the country that Cambria Suites can call home,” said William Edmundson, brand president, Cambria Suites.  “Momentum behind the Cambria Suites brand remains strong, and we look forward to the grand opening of this hotel in Morrisville.”
The Cambria Suites hotel brings the latest in hotel innovation to the Morrisville area.  Cambria Suites, an all-suites hotel brand, boasts a stylish design and guestrooms that are 25 percent larger than standard hotel rooms. Hotels offer the latest in technology, from a large-screen television in the open, airy two-story lobby to two flat-screen LCD televisions, CD/DVD player, and MP3 jack in the guest suites and complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access throughout the property.
All Cambria Suites hotels include Reflect, a casual dining area that features a full barista bar and serves breakfast and dinner; Refresh, a state-of-the-art fitness center with a resort-style indoor pool and spa; and Refill, a 24-7 convenience store that stocks freshly prepared "grab 'n' go" salads and sandwiches as well as typical convenience store fare and healthy and organic foods. In addition, all hotels offer more than 1,000 square feet of meeting space. Every Cambria Suites hotel is committed to operational excellence and features the Cambria Pledge, an unconditional 100-percent satisfaction guarantee. For more information on Cambria Suites, visit
To request information about Cambria Suites, visit the Cambria Suites website at
About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International franchises more than 5,400 hotels, representing more than 445,000 rooms, in the United States and 38 countries and territories. As of June 30, 2007, 858 hotels are under development in the United States, representing 67,740 rooms, and an additional 85 hotels, representing 8,007 rooms, are under development in more than 20 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.

Choice Hotels
Heather Soule
 (301) 592-4361
Yogesh Manocha
 (919) 434-5135

Also See: William Edmundson Named Vice President Brand Management for Cambria Suites / October 2005
PLC Partners Signs Franchise Agreement for 300 room Cambria Suites to Be Built Near the Brooklyn Bridge in Brooklyn, New York / July 2007


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