Clarion Launches Meet Me at Clarion Contest

Share your story with Clarion for a chance to win a get-together with friends, family and colleagues

Nov 12, 2015, 17:25 ET from Choice Hotels International, Inc.

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, announced its Clarion brand has launched a new contest, offering guests and fans the chance to win a special getaway trip aimed at bringing people together.

The Meet Me at Clarion Contest encourages guests and fans of the hotel brand to submit a personal story and photo at, explaining why they need a getaway celebration for the chance to win a trip with up to five friends, family and colleagues for a custom get-together. Submissions are currently being accepted until November 30, 2015. The winning entry will be announced in mid-December.

"We believe life is better when you get together," said Anne Smith, vice president of brand strategy for Choice Hotels. "Through the Meet Me at Clarion Contest, we really want guests and fans to share meaningful connections at Clarion, the brand that truly helps people get together, and we hope this opportunity will help create a new, especially memorable experience for the lucky winner."

The winning submission will receive a two-night stay at a Clarion hotel with most travel expenses covered, in addition to a special get-together event. To ensure the winner's get-together is particularly memorable, the celebratory event will be personalized for the group based on the winning story submission. To enter and to read the full details, see

The Clarion brand strives to be the go-to option for group travel in the midscale lodging segment to help people reunite and gather. With meeting space and room for events, along with catering, food and beverage, Clarion brand hotels provide all the essentials you're looking for when you get together. 

  • Get a Bite in our restaurants
  • Get Social in our lobbies and bars
  • Get Connected in our hotel meeting rooms and event venues with catering services available
  • Get Productive in our 24-hour hotel business centers
  • Get Fit in our fitness centers or pools
  • Get Rest in our comfortable rooms with premium bedding

Clarion®: Get Together Here We believe that life is better when you get together, so Clarion hotels provide all the essentials you're looking for when you meet up in person with the important people in your life. Business travel, special events, meetings, vacations or a weekend getaway—we have the convenient and affordable accommodations that make all of your business and social gatherings possible.  Our hotels offer meeting space and room for events, along with catering, restaurants and bars in a social atmosphere that can help you make the most of your time together with friends, family and colleagues. 

About Choice Hotels Choice Hotels International, Inc.® (NYSE: CHH) is one of the world's largest lodging companies. With more than 6,300 hotels franchised in more than 35 countries and territories, we represent more than 500,000 rooms around the globe. As of September 30, 2015, 638 hotels were in our development pipeline. Our company's Ascend Hotel Collection®, Cambria® hotels & suites, Comfort Inn®, Comfort Suites®, Sleep Inn®, Quality®, Clarion®, MainStay Suites®, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel®, Econo Lodge® and Rodeway Inn® brands provide a spectrum of lodging choices to meet guests' needs. With more than 24 million members and counting, check out our Choice Privileges® rewards program to see how you can reap the benefits of being a member of the Choice Hotels® family. Visit us at for more information.

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