Choice Hotels International Appoints New Vice President Of Franchise
ROCKVILLE, Md., May 12, 2014
ROCKVILLE, Md., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Choice Hotels International
(NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, announced today that
it has appointed Tim Muir as vice president, franchise development. Muir will
be responsible for the franchise growth of the Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites,
Cambria Suites, Sleep Inn and the Ascend Hotel Collection brands, and will
report directly to David Pepper, senior vice president, global development.
Choice Hotels International.
"Welcoming an industry leader of Tim's caliber to Choice Hotels is a testament
to the strength of our brands and proven franchise system," said Pepper.
"Choice Hotels is capitalizing on the upswing in the lodging industry and
current lending environment. I am confident that Tim's leadership and
experience will be an excellent addition to our franchise development
organization and look forward to the continued success of our team."
Muir brings over 25 years of franchise sales and development experience to
Choice Hotels, most recently serving as the Senior Vice President, Franchise
Sales and Development for Wyndham Hotel Group. A proven leader at Wyndham,
Muir was responsible for all new construction brands in North America and led
an aggressive, strategic approach to create new growth opportunities.
Choice Hotels franchises more than 6,300 hotels, representing more than
500,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 35 other countries and
territories across the world.
About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International, Inc.franchises more than 6,300 hotels,
representing more than 500,000 rooms, inthe United Statesand more than 35
other countries and territories. As ofMarch 31, 2014, 398 hotels,
representing more than 30,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting
conversion or approved for development inthe 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'sComfort Inn, Comfort Suites,
Quality,Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites,Suburban
Extended Stay Hotel,Econo Lodgeand Rodeway Inn brands, as well as itsAscend
Hotel Collectionmembership program, serve guests worldwide.
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
© 2014 Choice Hotels International, Inc. All rights reserved.
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SOURCE Choice Hotels International, Inc.
Contact: Scott Carman, + 1 (301) 592-6361, Scott_Carman@choicehotels.com
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