Captures Fourth Hotel of the Year Award from Choice Hotels International
ROCKVILLE, Md., June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - – Comfort Suites Ontario Airport hotel received the highly coveted Hotel of the Year award for the fourth consecutive year from Choice Hotels International, Inc., (NYSE: CHH), franchisor of the Comfort Suites brand. The award was presented to General Manager Joan Ericksen and the Van Norman family, owners of the Comfort Suites Ontario Airport hotel, at the company's 59th annual convention in Los Angeles earlier this month.
"In this business, tremendous guest service and operational excellence are essential ingredients for success. This recognition is awarded to a property that goes above and beyond in these categories and more," said Alexandra Jaritz, senior vice president of brand strategy and marketing for Choice Hotels International. "To win the Hotel of the Year honor for four years is a remarkable achievement and is testament to this organization's commitment to making sure every guest has an unmatched experience."
"The credit for the award belongs with our extraordinary staff," said General Manager Joan Ericksen. "As soon as you arrive at this beautiful property, you get a sense of family. As a team, we listen constantly to the feedback from our guests to make sure our service exceeds their expectations."
Since joining the Choice Hotels franchise, Comfort Suites Ontario Airport hotel has provided quality accommodations year after year. Certified with the California Green Lodging Program, this 100-room facility is smoke-free and fully equipped with 42-inch flat-screen televisions, refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers, irons, pillow-top mattresses, cable television with free HBO and much more.
Located just a mile from the LA/Ontario International Airport at 1811 East Holt Boulevard, guests can take advantage of free transportation within a five-mile radius. Visitors can enjoy the nearby attractions including Ontario Convention Center, Citizens Business Bank Arena, NASCAR's Auto Club Speedway, Planes of Fame Air Museum, Raging Waters amusement park and the Fairplex, home of the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds.
The Hotel of the Year winners for the Comfort Suites brand are selected by the Choice Hotels Owners Council, which evaluates properties that consistently demonstrate lodging excellence. Nominees for this prestigious award all rank among the top hotels within the brand.
About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises over 6,200 hotels, representing more than 500,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 30 other countries and territories. As of March 31, 2013, 395 hotels, representing more than 30,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States. Additionally, 81 hotels, representing approximately 7,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 20 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.
Additional corporate information may be found on the Choice Hotels International, Inc. website, 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.
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SOURCE: Choice Hotels International, Inc.
For further information:
Choice Hotels: Sarah Lee, Tel: 301-628-4397, Sarah_Lee@choicehotels.com