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Choice Hotels Declares Cash Dividend of $0.13
PRNewswire-FirstCall
SILVER SPRING, Md.

Choice Hotels International, Inc. today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable July 21, 2006, to shareholders of record as of July 7, 2006.

Choice Hotels International franchises more than 5,200 hotels, representing more than 425,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 40 countries and territories. As of March 31, 2006, 653 hotels are under development in the United States, representing 51,157 rooms, and an additional 69 hotels, representing 6,223 rooms, are under development in more than 20 countries and territories. The company's Cambria Suites, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, MainStay Suites and Suburban Extended Stay Hotel brands serve guests worldwide.

Additional corporate information may be found on Choice Hotels' Internet site, which may be accessed at http://www.choicehotels.com/.

Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Cambria Suites, Clarion, Quality, Comfort Suites, Comfort Inn, Sleep Inn, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn are proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International.

SOURCE: Choice Hotels International, Inc.

CONTACT: David Peikin of Choice Hotels International, Inc.,
+1-301-592-6361, or Fax: +1-301-592-6177, david_peikin@Choicehotels.com