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Choice Hotels Overview

Rockville, MD
501 to 1000 employees
1939
Company - Public (CHH)
Hotels, Motels, & Resorts
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Please note: This page is for corporate reviews only. As a franchisor, Choice Hotels International does not own or operate hotels franchised under its brands and the hotel staff are employed by the independent owner of the hotel. If you are a hotel employee, we recommend that ... Read more

Mission: Choice Hotels brings together the people, brands and technology that enable the success of others.

Choice Hotels International® is one of the largest and most successful lodging franchisors in the world. Choice is the franchisor of 11 brands ... Read more

Company Updates

  • We just rolled out our newest global distribution platform- choiceEDGE- and we're already making waves!

    SkyTouch Integrates with Choice Hotels' New Global Reservation System

    SkyTouch Technology, the company that powers choiceADVANTAGE®, the property management system (PMS) used by more than 6,000 Choice Hotels properties, announces an integration with choiceEDGE - Choice Hotels' new cloud-based global reservation system (GRS). choiceEDGE is a state-of-the-art global distribution platform and the first new GRS from a hotel company in over 30 years.

  • We are excited to announce our plans to welcome WoodSpring Suites to our Choice Hotels portfolio of brands!

    Choice Hotels to Buy WoodSpring Suites in Extended Stay Market Play

    Choice Hotels announced an acquisition of the WoodSpring Suites brand and franchise business from WoodSpring Hotels Holdings for approximately $231 million in cash. With this deal, Choice would be adding 240 extended stay hotels in 35 U.S. states to its portfolio, which also includes the MainStay Suites and Suburban Extended Stay brands.

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Choice Hotels – Why Work For Us?


Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH) is one of the largest and most successful lodging companies in the world. Choice currently franchises more than 6,300 hotels, representing more than 500,000 rooms, in more than 35 countries and territories. Ranging from limited service to full service hotels in the economy, mid-scale and upscale segments, Choice-branded properties provide business and leisure travelers with a range of high-quality, high-value lodging options throughout the United States and internationally.  

Why Choice? 

Software Engineer. Corporate Accounting Manager. Java Developer. Digital Marketing Analyst. The range of positions at Choice may seem surprising, but our quality shouldn't be. With 11 brands ranging from the Ascend Hotel Collection® and Cambria hotels & suites®, to the Clarion® and Mains Stay Suites®, we are masters of scalable excellence. 

If you're as committed to excellence, innovation and success as we are, we'd love for you to become part of one of the largest and most successful lodging companies in the world — Choice Hotels International.

In the hospitality industry, people matter.

That's why here at Choice we're always looking for exceptional people—people who can join us, and challenge us, and make our team stronger, smarter and more complete. People who know how to roll up their sleeves and tackle the job at hand; who go the extra mile to get the job done—and done well.

Are you a systems professional looking for cutting-edge IT opportunities?

A hard worker with an interest in the hospitality sector?

A creative type looking for the chance to make an impact?

At Choice we're looking for employees that shine—and we offer support, training and a collaborative workplace atmosphere that makes us one of the best places to work.

Who are we looking for? Maybe it's you.

Choice Hotels Reviews

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Rockville, MD
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    I worked at Choice Hotels full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Choice was a good place to work. Great people and collaborative environment. You get to travel to their Phoenix office, which is nice.

    Cons

    Commute in that area is tough.

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Choice Hotels Photos

Choice Hotels photo of: Our developers are at the forefront of new ways to reach customers- and allowing them to reach us.
Choice Hotels photo of: Prepare for next-level holiday parties.
Choice Hotels photo of: We believe in celebrating success, and rewarding a job well done.
Choice Hotels photo of: We take team playing beyond the office- sports events are a regular feature at Choice.
Choice Hotels photo of: Our openings team at corporate set up an off-the-hook opening party for our NYT Cambria franchisee.
Choice Hotels photo of: Step into a retro-future at our offices- who doesn't like feeling like James Bond when they come in to work?
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Choice Hotels Interviews

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    Virtualization Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Scottsdale, AZ
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Choice Hotels (Scottsdale, AZ) in November 2017.

    Interview

    The Recruiter communication was initially ok to say the least. I submitted an application for the position via their web portal as the normal process is as always. Next I inquired my colleague for a referral via LinkedIn, which I was most certainly grateful for. His referral did help me get a interview right away. On the day of the interview I ended up waiting in the lobby area practically close to the actual time my interview was scheduled to start. I emailed my recruiter who seemed even less than reluctant to even communicate with me at all throughout the process. After about 15 minutes of waiting the hiring manager walked me in to the interview area where I was greeted by two other members of the interview panel whom would be participating in the technical piece of the interview. Right away I felt I was already being judged by the hiring manager based on my resume due to the fact that I had been working in the W-2/1099 contracting world a bit and made a remark about how it’s “Been difficult to find someone who’s not just looking to get out of collecting unemployment”. After that remark was made I already knew this was not the place or department that I wanted to take any part of with my career. Personally, I actually felt like walking out of the interview room after that comment was made. Anyways, I chose not to and decided to give the rest of the interview a chance. As the interview continued I mentioned that I have a few colleagues from previous engagements whom now work in this organization and the hiring manager again made a facetious remark, which I thought was less than professional “Now you put yourself on the spot and we’re gonna have to check out these colleagues that you’ve mentioned” Excuse me but I’d rather let my work ethic and professionalism speak for itself and not my colleagues input of whom I haven’t seen in more than 5 years. He then proceeded to inquire if the recruiter asked me questions regarding the position because he (hiring manager) made it a point to the recruiter that he didn’t just want someone whom was simply looking to stay at a place temporarily and than asked if I would be ok sitting in the same location for long periods of time and/or be bored of the work I would be doing. As if! Really! I’ve been working in this industry for more than 10 years and I found his remarks completely upsetting and unprofessional. As the week progressed I only emailed the recruiter once to inquire about the status of my application, which was four days after my interview and of course I never received a response. The only communication I received was a “Sorry we moved forward with other candidates” Overall the entire experience was quite frankly very negative. If you’re going to invite candidates to an interview to simply bash them then don’t invite them at all. It was a complete waste of my personal time and expense to even drive there simply all for naught. Final Word of advice is please tell your hiring managers to be more courteous and respectful to those whom they are interviewing as not everyone is simply applying for a job to collect a pay check.

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Choice Hotels Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2014
  • Best Places to work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2015, 2016 (100% rating), Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, 2016
  • Best Places to work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2015, 2016 (100% rating), Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, 2016
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