ROCKVILLE, Md., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's leading hotel companies, named the Comfort Inn & Suites, Branson Meadows the winner of its 2014 Hotel of the Year Award, recognizing the hotel's commitment to providing an exceptional guest experience. The prestigious award was announced recently at Choice Hotels' 60th annual convention in Las Vegas.
"Becoming the most awarded Comfort Inn and Suites in the Choice Hotels portfolio is a huge accomplishment and a testament to the exceptional customer service that this property continually provides," said Stephen P. Joyce, president and CEO of Choice Hotels International. "This hotel has won this award for the fifth time and we are thrilled to work with such an amazing team and celebrate their success."
The Comfort Inn & Suites Branson Meadows opened in 2001 and since that time has been recognized as "Hotel of the Year" five times and received nine "Platinum Awards." Sitting on one of the highest points in the region, the mountain lodge themed hotel offers a unique, localized experience complete with gorgeous views of the Ozark Mountains.
"Our team at the Comfort Inn & Suites Branson Meadows is truly exceptional and we strive to provide unbeatable guest satisfaction," said General Manager, Steve Graber. "As one of Branson's most distinctive hotels, we want guests to have a great experience and it is tremendously gratifying to be recognized for that effort."
Guests of the 102-room hotel have convenient access to many area attractions. Nature lovers can explore nearby Lake Taneycomo while others may enjoy Sight and Sound Theaters, the Branson Mill, White House Theater, Yakov Smirnoff Theatre and the Branson Variety Theater.
"Our hotel is setting the standard for hospitality excellence," said Graber. "Our guests particularly love our iBranson Ticket Services were we make reservations for them and provide a voucher or ticket for their attraction or theater. This helps provide a seamless, rewarding and memorable visit to Branson, Missouri."
The Comfort Inn & Suites Branson Meadows also features a heated indoor pool, hot tub and sauna, a game room, an exercise room and a gift shop. Suites come with a microwave and refrigerator for added convenience. The hotel also provides free wireless internet, guest laundry services and a superior free hot breakfast.
Choice Hotels International's Hotel of the Year Award winners are selected by the Choice Hotels Owners Council and are presented to properties that demonstrate lodging excellence and offer guest experiences that set the standard for the industry. Nominees are all ranked at the top of hotels within their brand.
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 Hotels & 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 19 million members worldwide, is one of the fastest growing hotel loyalty programs in the travel industry.
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