ROCKVILLE, Md., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambria Suites Traverse City, Michigan has done it again. For the third straight year, the stylish and upscale property has captured its third Choice Hotels International Hotel of the Year award for the Cambria Suites brand. Choice Hotels and Cambria Suites executives presented the honor to Cambria Suites Traverse City's Owner/Operator Alex Mowczan and General Manager Jack Buist at the 59th annual Choice Hotels International convention in Los Angeles. Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is one of the world's largest hotel franchisors.
"In this business, tremendous guest service and operational excellence are essential ingredients for success," said Michael Murphy, senior vice president of upscale brands for Choice Hotels International. "To take home the Cambria Suites Hotel of the Year honor for three years in a row is a remarkable achievement and is testament to the commitment of the staff and management at Cambria Suites Traverse City to making sure every guest has an unmatched experience."
The Hotel of the Year award goes to just one hotel within the Cambria Suites brand. Nominees for this prestigious honor are among the top-ranked Cambria properties that set the standard for the brand and for the industry.
"Our staff deserves the credit for an honor like this one," said general manager Jack Buist. "At every level, they take 'ownership' of the hotel and deliver a warm, caring and memorable experience to each guest. Their attention to detail is phenomenal and it shows in our exceptional Guest Satisfaction Survey scores."
Guests of the 92-suite Cambria Suites Traverse City hotel, located at 255 Munson Avenue (US 31), are perfectly positioned to explore the surrounding locale and discover everything that makes the region unique. That includes the historic buildings and cultural attractions at Grand Traverse Commons, as well as access to beautiful recreational areas like Traverse City State Park, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Leelanau Peninsula, and Old Mission Peninsula wineries, museums and lighthouses. Special events like the National Cherry Festival, the Traverse City Film Festival and the City Opera House are not to be missed.
After a full-day exploring the East and West Grand Traverse Bays, travelers will be 'wowed' by the unique seasonal events offered at Cambria Suites hotel of Traverse City, including live winter jazz in the lobby and a Summer Concert Series. Visitors can grab a bite to eat at the chic bistro-style Reflect restaurant located on the property. Refill is the delightful on-site sundry shop. The hotel also offers a state-of-the-art fitness center, with indoor pool and hot tub nearby. After grabbing a hot drink from the barista coffee bar in the lobby, guests will enjoy spacious guest suites which feature separate living and resting areas as well as in-room amenities that include two flat-screen LCD televisions in, spa-like baths, and luxurious bedding.
The 100 percent smoke-free Cambria Suites Traverse City also supports a sustainable green approach with an optional environmental program that includes energy-efficient lighting, on-premise recycling and guestroom towel/linen re-use.
About Cambria Suites Cambria Suites offers contemporary, upscale accommodations at affordable prices. Designed as a lifestyle hotel brand, Cambria Suites offers more than just a place to sleep at night. It features a larger lobby to give guests a more social atmosphere, all-suite rooms that are larger than standard hotel rooms and include a separate living, working and sleeping space, providing business and leisure travelers a haven to relax, socialize and network. As of March 31, 2013, there were 19 properties open across the country, representing nearly 2200 guest suites, and 26 properties in various stages of development, representing an additional 3700 guest suites.
About Choice Hotels Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises over 6,200 hotels, representing more than 500,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 30 other countries and territories. As of March 31, 2013, 395 hotels, representing more than 30,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States. Additionally, 81 hotels, representing approximately 7,000 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 as its Ascend Hotel Collection membership program, serve guests worldwide.
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