ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in collaboration with HOS Management, broke ground yesterday afternoon at the future home of the Cambria Hotel Savannah Historic District. Located at 321 Montgomery St., the 103-room, six-story property is slated to open in 2019.

Situated in the heart of the city, the Cambria Hotel Savannah Historic District will feature a rooftop bar, locally-inspired interior and exterior designs, local art, multi-function meeting space, a business center, and state-of-the-art fitness center. The hotel will also have contemporary onsite dining, serving a menu comprised of area specialties, signature cocktails and local craft beers, as well as freshly prepared grab-and-go gourmet salads and sandwiches.

Savannah is home to the largest National Historic Landmark District in the United States and includes the Savannah Historic District, the Savannah Victorian Historic District, and many parks, offering guests the opportunity to learn more about the area and take in the natural scenery. The property is just minutes from world-class shopping, dining, museums, and entertainment attractions, including the Savannah Civic Center and the SCAD Museum of Art, and is in close proximity to Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation.

“The Cambria Hotel Savannah Historic District will be the first Cambria hotel in my home state of Georgia, and I cannot think of a better city to introduce the brand than in Savannah. Full of rich history and culture, Savannah attracts millions of business and leisure travelers each year and the Cambria hotel groundbreaking helps us plant our legacy in the epicenter of it all,” said Janis Cannon, senior vice president, upscale brands at Choice Hotels. “HOS Management has a deep understanding of Savannah and we’re thrilled to team up with them and enter this important and growing market by providing guests with a uniquely local upscale experience.”

HOS Management is a second-generation hospitality and development group with over 30 years of industry experience in Savannah.

“The groundbreaking of this hotel is an exciting moment as we begin to bring the Cambria Hotel Savannah Historic District to life. Our collaboration with Choice has been tremendous, and we look forward to working closely throughout the development of this great property,” said Kris Patel, second-generation partner and CFO at HOS Management. “Savannah is a city steeped in rich tradition, and guests will truly enjoy the upscale amenities that the hotel offers, as well as the convenience to everything in the area.”

About Cambria Hotels
Cambria® Hotels are designed for the modern traveler, offering guests a distinct experience with simple, guilt-free indulgences allowing them to treat themselves while on the road. Properties feature compelling design inspired by the location, spacious and comfortable rooms, flexible meeting space, and local freshly prepared food and craft beer. Cambria Hotels is rapidly expanding in major U.S. cities, with hotels open in Chicago, New York City, Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. There are now 38 Cambria properties open across the United States, and there are more than 100 hotels open or in the pipeline in the U.S. and Canada. To learn more, visit www.cambriahotelsandsuites.com.

About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is one of the world’s largest hotel companies. With over 6,800 hotels franchised in more than 44 countries and territories, Choice Hotels International represents more than 500,000 rooms around the globe.  As of September 30, 2017, over 800 hotels were in our development pipeline. Our company’s Ascend Hotel Collection®, Cambria® Hotels, Comfort Inn®, Comfort Suites®, Sleep Inn®, Quality®, Clarion®, MainStay Suites®, WoodSpring Suites®, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel®, Econo Lodge®, Rodeway Inn®, and Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels® brands provide a spectrum of lodging choices to meet guests’ needs. With more than 35 million members, our Choice Privileges® rewards program enhances guest travel, with benefits ranging, with benefits ranging from every day rewards to exceptional experiences, starting right when they join.  All hotels and vacation rentals are independently owned and operated. Visit us at www.choicehotels.com for more information.

About HOS Management
Headquartered in Savannah, Ga., HOS Management is a second-generation company with over 30 years of trusted hospitality experience. Founded by brothers, Anil Patel and Kirit Patel, the family-run business manages an award-winning, diverse collection of hotels and retail developments in the Southeast region. For more information about HOS’s portfolio of properties and future development plans, please visit www.hosmanagement.com.

Forward-Looking Statement
This communication includes “forward-looking statements” about future events, including anticipated 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.

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