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  • Apr 24, 2019

    Cambria, an upmarket property operated by Choice Hotels, recently commissioned a survey of 2,000 business travelers to gauge their habits and preferences while on the road. Among the findings: the nightcap—that evening libation over which so much business and (for better or worse) personal bonding has taken place for decades—doesn’t mean what it used to.

  • Feb 7, 2019

    Choice Hotels is one of the largest hotel companies in the world and has sustained an 80-year legacy of innovation that has shaped the hotel industry as we know it. I recently spoke to Stewart Bainum, Jr., current chairman of the board of directors, former CEO, and son of the founder of Choice Hotels International, as well as Patrick Pacious, current president and CEO of the company.

  • Jan 29, 2019
    Los Angeles Times

    A downtown tower that once stored swanky cars will soon house upscale travelers following its remake as the Cambria Hotel Los Angles – Spring Street.

  • Jan 1, 2019
    Lodging Magazine

    Last fall, Terri Ryan joined Choice as vice president of brand operations for Cambria Hotels. With more than two decades of hospitality experience – 13 years as a general manager and, more recently, at the corporate level – she’ll lead the brand’s compliance, design and operations teams through a period of continued growth.

  • Dec 27, 2018
    Hotel Business

    Choice Hotels International is expanding, converting and adding properties in the U.S. with brand openings in key cities to conversions in the Mid-Atlantic, here’s the recent news from the company.

  • Nov 20, 2018
    Associated Press News

    The Éilan Hotel & Spa first received the coveted Four Diamond Rating in 2012 and has continued its exceptional service and guest experience as a recipient this year under Bluegreen Vacations and as a member of the Ascend Hotel Collection portfolio. The Ascend Hotel Collection portfolio of best-in-class unique, boutique, and historic independent hotels and resorts is part of Choice Hotels, which has a longstanding strategic alliance with Bluegreen Vacations.

  • Oct 4, 2018
    Hotel News Now

    Stewart Bainum, Jr., Chairman of Choice Hotels International, will be honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) on January 28-30, 2019, in Los Angeles. This prominent award is presented to an individual who has made significant contributions to the hospitality industry through their actions, deeds, and great accomplishments.

  • Oct 2, 2018
    Hotel Management

    Philadelphia’s Center City has seen an influx of branded hotels recently, including this summer’s grand opening of the Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown – Center City. The hotel is part of a long-term relationship between David Pepper, Choice Hotel’s International’s chief development officer, and developer Jim Pearlstein, president of Pearl Properties, a local development company.

  • Oct 2, 2018
    Yahoo Finance

    Choice Hotels’ riveting growth potential is backed by consistent brand expansion. Also, its portfolio of well-segmented brands is getting stronger. Backed by continuous enhancement of the mid-scale brand, the WoodSpring acquisition, and transformation and advancement of the Comfort and Cambria brands, Choice Hotels is poised for growth in 2018.

  • Oct 1, 2018
    Hotel Management

    Anne Engelking Smith is, in a word, an outsider to hospitality. She joined Choice Hotels International from AARP – where she oversaw the brand in commercial marketing – not because of her hotel knowledge, but because she knows how to grow a brand. Despite her vantage point as an industry outsider, she has strong opinions on the role of leadership, specially how leaders along have the power to get the right people in the right positions in order to create success.