Choice Hotels International Inc

  • NEW YORK— Today's traveler faces a bewildering choice of hotel brands with similar-sounding and confusing names. There's Hyatt Regency, Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt House, Hyatt Place and, coming soon, Hyatt Centric. People knew what Holiday Inn, Hilton, Hyatt or Marriott meant.

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    NEW YORK, Oct 31- Advertising company Simulmedia said it can now tie TV commercials to purchases by using data from set-top boxes to help marketers reach specific, more defined audiences. "There is a tremendous appetite in the industry to make your TV advertising smarter and data is a part of that," said Melissa Keller, executive vice president integrated...

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    Google's driverless car prototype

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  • Marriott lures millennial loyalty with AC Hotels Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 4:59 PM ET
    Artist rendering of the AC Hotel in Miami Beach.

    Europe's AC Hotels are coming to the United States in hopes of luring the millennial business traveler.

  • Choice Hotels CEO: Our hotels been full   Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 1:21 PM ET
    Choice Hotels CEO: Our hotels been full

    Choice Hotels president & CEO Stephen Joyce discusses its strong year thus far in 2014, and how bad weather impacts its business.

  • Checking in on Choice Hotels: CEO   Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 6:42 AM ET
    Checking in on Choice Hotels: CEO

    Stephen Joyce, Choice Hotels International CEO, reveals his strategy for refreshing the Choice brand, as hotel occupancy and room rates rise.

  • High gas prices won't kill middle-class vacations Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 3:58 PM ET
    Gas prices displayed in Los Angeles on July 16.

    Participants in a guests survey say that a rise of 20 cents to 30 cents in gas prices won't deter them from taking a trip, the chief of Choice Hotels told CNBC.

  • As Profits Rise, Hotels Start Pushing the Envelope Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    As hotel owners are becoming increasingly optimistic - and profitable - a brighter future is driving new investments.

  • Checking In With Choice Hotels CEO   Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 7:52 AM ET
    Checking In With Choice Hotels CEO

    Stephen Joyce, Choice Hotels International president & CEO, explains why the outlook on summer travel is promising this season.

  • Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn

    Major hotel chains are building properties featuring two hotels in one location to save on development costs during tough economic times.

  • Choice Hotels Breaks Ground on Three Locations   Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 10:21 AM ET
    Choice Hotels Breaks Ground on Three Locations

    Steve Joyce, President and CEO of Choice Hotels International, explains why his company is expanding rapidly amid a weak economy.

  • Choice beats in 3Q on stronger revenue Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 6:22 PM ET

    SILVER SPRINGS, Md.-- Choice Hotels International Inc. said Wednesday that its third-quarter net income jumped 5 percent to beat expectations and it issued better-than-expected full year forecast. Choice Hotels said its net income increased to $44.4 million, or 76 cents per share, for the period that ended Sept. 30.

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  • Hotel room keycard on table

    If you like the comfort of booking your stay on a hotel-owned website and dealing directly with the property, consider a new option, RoomKey.com, which is designed to compete with online travel agencies.

  • Comfort Hotels Get a Major Makeover Friday, 18 May 2012 | 3:06 PM ET
    Comfort Suites

    Comfort Inn is on a mission to improve customer satisfaction and be more competitive. Upgrades to furniture, fixtures, equipment and check-in areas are underway.

  • 4 Sectors Likely to Thrive With an Improving Economy Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 12:52 PM ET
    The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios, Orlando, FL

    Just how strong is the U.S. economy right now? Good question.  Tough answer. We picked four specific segments of the consumer economy and are taking a look inside the stocks to find some answers. Hotels. Restaurants. Theme parks. Appliances.

  • New England Patriots fans wait in line to pick up their Super Bowl tickets at Gillette Stadium.

    ConvergExMarket Group’s Nicholas Colas takes an annual look at “Super Bowl economics” to get a peek into the mind of the luxury consumer and this year there is very little inflation in ticket prices. What gives?

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