Choice Hotels is to reach a milestone 1,000th Quality Inn outlet in the US, with the upcoming opening of the Quality Inn in Mattoon, Illinois. The brand lays claim to being the first hotel chain, founded in 1941.
The chain was the first to offer 24-hour desk service, telephones in rooms and round the clock freephone reservations. Today, Choice Hotels has a pipeline of more than 580 hotels in development in the US, representing more than 47,000 rooms, and around 100 hotels, with 8,700 rooms in its international pipeline.
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