ROCKVILLE, Md., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, is honoring leading properties within its portfolio of more than 6,200 franchised hotels around the world by announcing the winners of its prestigious 2014 Platinum Hospitality Awards.
"These hotel owners and operators demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to excellence and outstanding guest service which have earned them this Platinum distinction as one of the best hotels among their respective brands," said Stephen P. Joyce, president and chief executive officer for Choice Hotels. "We here at Choice Hotels International are proud to partner with them because they represent the foundation upon which the company was built: providing an exceptional guest experience."
As top performing properties operating under the Choice Hotels flag, these Platinum-graded hotels have risen to the highest tiers among the company's portfolio of 10 brands and the Ascend Hotel Collection for having demonstrated an extraordinary focus on lodging excellence. Platinum honorees are rated in the top 3% of their respective brands based on guest satisfaction scores for superior customer service, property condition and cleanliness. Additional award criteria are evaluated by Choice Hotels through its official property ranking reports.
For more information or to make your reservation at any one of these award-winning hotels visit www.ChoiceHotels.com or call the Choice Hotels toll-free reservation line at 1-800-4CHOICE.
Below is the full list of the 2014 Choice Hotels International Platinum Hospitality Award Winners across the United States:
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 December 31, 2013, 422 hotels, representing more than 31,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States. Additionally, 81 hotels, representing approximately 7,200 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. All hotels are independently owned and operated.
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.
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.