Choice Hotels and Steve Harvey Partner Again to Mentor Youth

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth straight year, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) partnered with the Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation for the Steve Harvey Mentoring Camp for Young Men. The annual camp, scheduled around Father's Day Weekend, targets 100 at-risk youth who largely come from homes without regular father figures.

As the Steve Harvey Mentoring Camp for Young Men's largest in-kind donor and one of the founding sponsors, Choice Hotels President and CEO Stephen P. Joyce joined celebrity entertainer Steve Harvey in teaching the teens, ages 13 to 17, about maturing into responsible young men.

They even spent a few hours relaxing with rods and reels while discussing how to reach for the corner office.

About Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises more than 6,300 hotels, representing more than 500,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 35 other countries and territories. As of March 31, 2014, 398 hotels, representing more than 30,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States. Additionally, 95 hotels, representing approximately 8,900 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 15 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.

Choice Hotels International offers the Choice Privileges® rewards program. With more than 20 million members worldwide, is one of the fastest growing hotel loyalty programs in the travel industry.

Additional corporate information can be found on the Choice Hotels International, Inc. web site, which may be accessed at www.choicehotels.com.

Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Choice Privileges, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, and Ascend Hotel Collection are proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International Inc.

© 2014 Choice Hotels International, Inc.  All rights reserved.

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