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WoodSpring Suites Continues Texas Expansion with Two Openings
Plano and San Antonio Welcome the Fastest-Growing Extended Stay Brand

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WoodSpring Suites, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues its Texas expansion with the opening of two new hotels: the WoodSpring Suites Dallas Plano Central Legacy Drive and WoodSpring Suites San Antonio Lackland Sea World.

"Texas' booming economy makes it the perfect place to expand the WoodSpring Suites brand, especially in-demand markets like Plano and San Antonio," said Ralph Thiergart, vice president and general manager, extended stay brands, Choice Hotels. "Plano is one of the best-performing cities in the nation for job and economic growth, according to the Milken Institute, while San Antonio's thriving economy is home to six Fortune 500 companies."

WoodSpring Suites Dallas Plano Central Legacy – Plano, Texas
The 122-room hotel is located at 6801 K Ave., close to major corporations like Frontier Communications, Peloton, State Farm Insurance, PepsiCo Inc., Toyota Motor North America, Boeing, Liberty Mutual, and the Collin College Spring Creek Campus. The hotel, which was developed by Four VP GP Houston, Inc., also provides extended stay guests convenient access to dining and retail options, like the Collin Creek Mall, Fairfield Town Center, Cottonwood Creek Village, and Allen Premium Outlets.

WoodSpring Suites San Antonio Lackland Sea World – San Antonio, Texas
Situated at 7335 Northwest Loop 410, the 123-room hotel is close to Valero Energy's headquarters, the University of Texas at San Antonio, and the Northwest Vista College. It is owned by New Era LLC and is located within a short drive of popular leisure destinations, such as Sea World, Ingram Park Mall, and Gateway Hills Golf Course.   

Both hotels are purpose-built for the unique needs of extended stay travelers and offer the following features:

  • Three suite layouts—all of which are 100-percent smoke free and equipped with an in-room kitchen featuring a full-size refrigerator, dishwasher, and stove
  • Expanded lobby with a coffee station
  • Free Wi-Fi and guest parking
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Guest laundry room

"We're thrilled to collaborate with Choice Hotels to add another WoodSpring hotel to our growing portfolio," said Ian McClure, president, Four VP GP Houston, Inc., which currently owns 22 WoodSpring Suites hotels and has several more in the pipeline, including in Corpus Christi and Webster, Texas. "With the WoodSpring Suites Dallas Plano Central Legacy, we are meeting guests' demand for more extended stay options in the Lone Star State."

"We're proud to expand our WoodSpring hotel portfolio—this time in San Antonio," said Chris Stevens, Manager, New Era LLC. I look forward continuing to grow our WoodSpring operations with additional hotels in development in San Antonio and Fort Worth, Texas. We value our relationship with Choice as they expand the WoodSpring Suites brand across the country."

To learn more about WoodSpring Suites, visit www.woodspring.com/ourbrand/.

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About WoodSpring Suites®
WoodSpring Suites hotels offer extended stay guests a welcoming environment and straightforward stay – all affordably priced. Franchised by Choice Hotels, WoodSpring Suites is the nation's fastest-growing economy extended stay hotel brand. Each property is newly constructed and built to anticipate the needs of travelers looking for a longer-term stay. Properties feature all-suite rooms with fully equipped kitchens, flexible workspaces, and guest laundry facilities. There are more than 250 WoodSpring Suites hotels open in over 38 states and more than 100 in the pipeline across the country as of March 31, 2019. For more information, visit www.woodspring.com/ourbrand/.

About Choice Hotels 
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is one of the largest and most successful lodging franchisors in the world. With more than 7,000 hotels, representing nearly 570,000 rooms, in over 40 countries and territories as of March 31, 2019, the Choice® family of hotel brands provide business and leisure travelers with a range of high-quality lodging options from limited service to full-service hotels in the upscale, midscale, extended-stay and economy segments. The award-winning Choice Privileges® loyalty program offers members benefits ranging from everyday rewards to exceptional experiences. For more information, visit www.choicehotels.com.

Forward-Looking Statement 
This communication includes "forward-looking statements" about future events, including anticipated development and hotel openings.  Such statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, including construction delays, availability and cost of financing and the other "Risk Factors" described in our Annual Report on Form 10-K, any of which could cause actual results to be materially different from our expectations.

Addendum
This is not an offering. No offer or sale of a franchise will be made except by a Franchise Disclosure Document first filed and registered with applicable state authorities. A copy of the Franchise Disclosure Document can be obtained through contacting Choice Hotels International at 1 Choice Hotels Circle, Suite 400, Rockville, MD 20850, development@choicehotels.com.

© 2019 Choice Hotels International, Inc. All rights reserved.

SOURCE Choice Hotels International, Inc.

For further information: Choice Hotels: Pearl Amaechi, Tel: 301.592.6122, Email: Pearl.Amaechi@choicehotels.com