Choice Hotels Hiring Additional 80 Technology Jobs, Completes First Wave Of Phoenix IT Hiring Blitz

IT operations headquarters hosting career fair in Phoenix, Arizona.

PHOENIX - April 22, 2015 // PRNewswire // - Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, has announced it is hiring another 80 technology positions to continue to build on recent technological successes. Choice will be holding a career fair and open house on April 29th from 4-7 p.m. MST at the company's Phoenix, Arizona office, where its IT operations are headquartered.

Choice has recently just completed its first wave of additional IT hires in the Phoenix office, adding 110 talented IT professionals onto the team to meet the demands of Choice's recent technological accomplishments.

The company was ranked as the top hotel company on Forbes' Most Innovative Growth Companies list last year, and has experienced several technological successes including a recent partnership with Ford to enable travelers to make hotel reservations "hands-free" while driving certain Ford vehicles. To demonstrate the technology in action, a Ford vehicle will be on site at the fair to show the integrated reservation capabilities.
Following is a list of some of the open positions within the Phoenix office:

  • Software Engineers
    • Java
    • Web (Angular)
    • Mobile (iOS/Android)
  • Technical and Business Analysts
  • Various IT Leadership positions

"Mobile technology is evolving at an astounding pace, and we see more of our guests using our iPhone, iPad and Android apps throughout the planning, shopping and booking phases of the travel experience," said Todd Davis, chief information officer at Choice Hotels International. "There is significant opportunity in the hotel industry to drive meaningful and dynamic growth through technology offerings, and Choice is committed to being a leader in this space. Hiring an additional 80 talented IT professionals takes us one step further in our strategic endeavors."

The career fair will be held at 6811 E. Mayo Blvd, Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ, 85054. For more information about joining the Choice Hotels Phoenix IT team and Choice Hotels' open positions, visit careers.choicehotels.com.

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 December 31, 2014, 510 hotels, representing more than 39,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States. Additionally, 93 hotels, representing approximately 8,700 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 hotels & 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.

Additional corporate information can be found on the Choice Hotels International, Inc. web site, which may be accessed at www.choicehotels.com.
Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Choice Privileges, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria hotels & suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection and SkyTouch Technology are proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International Inc. and its subsidiaries.

© 2015 Choice Hotels International, Inc. All rights reserved.

SOURCE Choice Hotels International, Inc.

Contact:

Scott Carman
+ 1 (301) 592-6361
Scott_Carman@choicehotels.com

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