Choice Hotels International, Inc.

Logo 'Choice Hotels International'Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises approximately 6,200 hotels, representing more than 499,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 30 other countries and territories. As of December 31, 2012, 394 hotels, representing more than 31,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States. Additionally, 88 hotels, representing approximately 7,800 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 20 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, as well at its Ascend Hotel Collection membership program, serve guests worldwide.
Brands operated by Choice
Ascend Collection
Cambria Hotels
Clarion Pointe
Comfort Inn
Comfort Suites
Econo Lodge
MainStay Suites
Quality Inn
Rodeway Inn
Sleep Inn
WoodSpring Suites
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Hotel Development

Maine's First Cambria Hotel Breaks Ground In Portland

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) and Koucar Management celebrate the official start of construction on the state's first Cambria hotel in Portland, Maine. Slated to open in 2021, the new-construction, six-story, 102-room hotel broke ground yesterday during a strong year for the upscale Cambria brand in which six hotels have already opened their doors, with up to seven more hotels representing over 1,100 rooms expected to open in top-tier markets across the country before the year's end.


My 2012 wish list: the 5 most important things I hope to see next year in the US hotel industry

By Stephen Joyce

For five years, The Hotel Yearbook has been asking industry leaders how they expect the hotel business will develop in the year just ahead. We decided to kick off the 2012 edition by asking Stephen Joyce, CEO of Choice Hotels International and one of the most respected opinion leaders in the US hotel industry, a slightly different question: What would you like to see happen in 2012? His thoughtful answers reflect his 360° perspective.


Tim Tobin

Dean of Choice University