ROCKVILLE, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's leading hotel companies, presented the Comfort Inn & Suites of North Conway, N.H., with the elite 2014 Choice Hotels International Hotel of the Year Award for the Comfort brand. Hotel of the Year Award honorees are recognized for going above and beyond for their travelers by providing exceptional service, operational superiority and guest satisfaction.
"The Comfort Inn & Suites Hotel of North Conway has a culture of providing exemplary customer service, relaxed and attractive accommodations, and genuine care for guests," said Stephen P. Joyce, president and chief executive officer for Choice Hotels. "They are extremely deserving of this honor and we are proud of how they represent Comfort, Choice Hotels' flagship brand."
Though this is the first Hotel of the Year Award win for the Comfort Inn & Suites Hotel of North Conway, the property has consistently proved to be an outstanding property within the Choice Hotels portfolio. For the past nine years, The Comfort Inn & Suites of North Conway, N.H. has received Choice Hotels' Platinum Award which recognizes the top 3 percent of Comfort Inn hotels across the United States in customer satisfaction and commitment to brand standards.
General Manager Dave Power accepted the distinction at the recent 60th annual Choice Hotels International Convention in Las Vegas. Power credits the staff with making the Comfort Inn & Suites of North Conway successful, including several employees that have been with the team since the hotel opened in 2000.
"We are so proud to receive our first Hotel of the Year Award," said Dave Power, general manager of the Comfort Inn & Suites of North Conway. "When guests stay at our hotel, they feel like they are a part of the Comfort Inn & Suites family. Our repeat guests appreciate the recognition they receive from employees and are grateful for the stability of the staff year upon year."
Conveniently nestled in the central North Conway area, the Comfort Inn & Suites opened in 2000, boasting 59 rooms. Its central location allows guests to have convenient access to attractions including tax-free retail shopping, unique local restaurants and the White Mountain National Forest. Front-desk staff members offer a concierge-like service to ensure that guests are well taken care of while visiting North Conway. The hotel also features a Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf course onsite that offers themed miniature golf courses with lush gardens and a relaxing waterfall.
About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises more than 6,300 hotels, representing more than 500,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 35 other countries and territories. As of March 31, 2014, 398 hotels, representing more than 30,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the 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'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.
Choice Hotels International offers the Choice Privileges® rewards program. With more than 20 million members worldwide, is one of the fastest growing hotel loyalty programs in the travel industry.
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