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Choice Hotels reports flat Q4 profit
Choice Hotels International, franchiser of several brands including Comfort Inn and Econo Lodge , said its fourth-quarter profit was little changed from a year earlier. Choice said higher revenue was offset by higher interest
News Briefs, Week of Jan. 21, 2013
s Baymont, Days Inn or Howard Johnson brands. The remaining 46 converted to Choice Hotel's Quality, Comfort and Econo Lodge brands. Friends & Colleagues Ensemble has named Georganne Shirk its vice president of marketing. Shirk comes to the
Rebranding deals reached for Jameson Inn hotels
Johnson and one to Wyndham's Days Inn. Meanwhile, 46 of the hotels will be converted to Quality Inn, Comfort Inn or Econo Lodge — all Choice Hotels brands. Jameson Inn filed for bankruptcy in October 2011, at which time Colony Capital controlled
Choice's Q2 profit rises 16%
profit increased 16% from a year earlier because of more demand for rooms under its franchised Comfort Inn, Quality and Econo Lodge brands and lower administrative costs. U.S. revenue per available room (RevPAR) rose 7.7% from a year earlier
Ascend Collection to stress local culture in marketing push
are in the midmarket and economy sectors. They include Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality Inn, Rodeway Inn and Econo Lodge . Choice introduced the Ascend Collection in late 2008. It plans to expand Ascend's portfolio to 84 hotels this year
Choice Hotels CEO Stephen Joyce
its fair share of travel dollars in the economy and midscale markets. Joyce, whose company franchises brands such as Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn, says Choice will benefit from shrinking supply in those sectors. Meanwhile, Choice is instituting
Comfort Inn getting an upgrade
the company would work with many of those owners at moving the hotels into Choice’s economy brands, which include Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn. As of last September, Choice franchised 1,413 Comfort Inns and 616 Comfort Suites hotels totaling
HelmsBriscoe enters deal with Choice Hotels
smaller to mid-size meetings as well as have more rooms in key markets across the country, making this a successful alliance for years to come." Choice’s franchised brands include Comfort Inn, Quality, Econo Lodge and Rodeway.
Choice earns $24 million in fourth quarter
9.7% in the fourth quarter and 2.8% for the year. Choice Hotels brands are Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn.
Choice Hotels has new commission payment system
changes or actions by travel agents, Choice said. Choice’s hotel brands are Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn.