Cambria Hotels Awards New Franchise Agreements, Expands With New Groundbreakings
Upscale Brand Continues Growth Despite Industry-Wide Challenges
ROCKVILLE, Md., Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues its impressive year of growth having recently surpassed 50 open hotels. Cambria has signed several franchise agreements since the beginning of the year, adding to its robust pipeline in major markets such as Jacksonville and Tampa, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and Atlanta, Georgia. The brand also broke ground on three new hotels in Austin, Texas; downtown Minneapolis; and Somerville, Massachusetts, which join 26 other Cambria hotels currently under construction. Choice continues to demonstrate its commitment to supporting the development community, so that as markets gradually re-open, developers are poised for success.
"Cambria's continued growth, in today's challenging environment, showcases how the brand's strategic locations and locally inspired designs truly resonate with developers and consumers," said Janis Cannon, senior vice president of upscale brands, Choice Hotels. "Cambria hotels are designed to help guests make the most of their trips, and as guests are ready to travel again, Cambria will be there to provide the experience they've come to know and love, with a heightened focus on health and wellness - helping people feel at their best."
Cambria hotels are participating in Commitment to Clean, which is Choice Hotels' holistic approach to supplying franchisees and their employees with the tools they need to help Choice-branded hotels achieve superior levels of cleanliness and addressing health and safety concerns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative enhances existing best practice guidance for deep cleaning, disinfecting, hygiene and social distancing. Additionally, Cambria guests can limit their interactions with hotel staff by using the Cambria Contactless Concierge Service, a text messaging service for housekeeping requests, to-go food orders, meeting room requests and more.
All Cambria hotels feature upscale amenities and guilt free, little luxuries that appeal to modern travelers, including:
- Locally inspired, contemporary design and sophisticated guest rooms, complete with modern fixtures, abundant lighting and plush bedding.
- Immersive, spa-style bathrooms with Bluetooth mirrors and custom terry.
- Multi-function meeting and event space.
- Freshly made food, local craft beers on tap, wine, specialty cocktails and small bites including to-go options and a 24/7 marketplace.
- State-of-the-art fitness centers.
There are over 50 Cambria hotels open across the U.S. in popular cities such as Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, New Orleans, Phoenix and Washington, D.C., with over 80 hotels in the pipeline.
For more information on Cambria Hotels development opportunities, visit www.choicehotelsdevelopment.com/cambriahotels/.
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is one of the largest lodging franchisors in the world. With more than 7,000 hotels, representing over 590,000 rooms, in over 40 countries and territories as of December 31, 2019, the Choice® family of hotel brands provide business and leisure travelers with a range of high-quality lodging options from limited service to full-service hotels in the upscale, midscale, extended-stay and economy segments. The award-winning Choice Privileges® loyalty program offers members benefits ranging from everyday rewards to exceptional experiences. For more information, visit www.choicehotels.com.
This communication includes "forward-looking statements" about future events, including anticipated hotel openings. Such statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, including construction delays, availability and cost of financing and the other "Risk Factors" described in our Annual Report on Form 10-K, any of which could cause actual results to be materially different from our expectations.
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