Choice Hotels International Inc.
) boutique style brand (luxury, design-led and contemporary
facilities), Ascend Hotel Collection, recently added 3 new hotels
in the U.S. to its growing pool of independently owned and
operated high-quality assets. With these inclusions, Choice
Hotel's Ascend Hotel Collection brand has debuted in Baltimore,
The 3 boutique hotels - Inn at Henderson's Wharf, Pier 5 and
Admiral Fell Inn- are positioned in Inner Harbor and the historic
Fells Point, Baltimore. Meyer Jabara Hotels is the owner and
manager of these properties. Choice Hotel has chosen these
properties due to their attractive location and historical
Introduced in Jan 2008, Choice Hotel's Ascend Collection
comprises high-end, historic and boutique hotels. Nearly 80
unique properties are currently under the Ascend Collection
spread across the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, Europeand Central
Ascend Hotel Collection boasts prestigious hotels such as The
GEM Hotels in New York, Postcard Inn in St. Pete Beach, Fla.;
Grand Hotel Costa Rica in San Jose;St. James Hotel, New
Orleans;and Hotel Royal William in New St. Rock, Quebec City.
Recently, the Ascend Hotel Collection made an entry into
Sedona, Ariz.; Napa Valley and Carmel, Calif., with the inclusion
of Napa Winery Inn, Carmel Mission Inn and Arroyo Pinion Hotel in
its portfolio. As a part of the Choice Hotel group, these
properties get to reap the benefits of its much greater scale,
its industry leading reservations and marketing system, as well
as the rewards from their loyalty program.
Several other hoteliers including
Wyndham Worldwide Corporation
Marriott International, Inc.
) also have a strong presence in the U.S.
Choice Hotels currently carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). Another
hotelier that is likely to perform well in the future is
Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc.
) with a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
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