Source: Mike Rice, GM, Quality Suites Hotel

The Quality Suites Hotel in Lansing was recently announced as a recipient of a prestigious 2011 Platinum Hospitality Award from world lodging leader Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), franchisor of the Quality Suites brand. The property ranked third out of all 916 Quality-branded hotels in the United States.

"The Quality Suites Hotel's commitment to excellence and outstanding guest service has earned it this well-deserved recognition as one of the best hotels among the Quality brand," said Steve Joyce, president and chief executive officer for Choice Hotels. "We here at Choice Hotels are very proud to award this distinguished honor to the Quality Suites Hotel in Lansing for the third consecutive year."

As a top performing property among the company's more than 4,800 U.S. franchised hotels, the Quality Suites Hotel is among the top three percent of properties within the Quality brand. As one of the company's top franchised hotels operating under the Quality flag, the hotel has demonstrated an exceptional focus on guest satisfaction and dedication to providing superior service. Additional award criteria are evaluated by Choice Hotels through its official property ranking reports.

For more information or to make your reservation for the Lansing Quality Suites hotel today, call the Choice Hotels toll-free reservation line at 800.4CHOICE or visit

About Choice Hotels:
Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises more than 6,000 hotels, representing more than 485,000 rooms in the United States and more than 35 other countries and territories. As of September 30, 2009, more than 700 hotels are under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States, representing more than 59,000 rooms, and more than 100 hotels, representing approximately 9,400 rooms, are under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 20 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 serve guests worldwide. In addition, via its Ascend Collection membership program, travelers in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean have upscale lodging options at historic, boutique and unique hotels.

Additional corporate information may be found on the Choice Hotels International, Inc. Web site, which may be accessed at