Choice Hotels International selects Comcast Business as a qualified vendor for business data, video and voice services. Under the agreement, Comcast Business is a qualified technology provider that can be used by any of the more than 5,000 Choice Hotels franchise properties across the U.S. that are in Comcast's service areas, including brands such as Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality Inn, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Hotels & Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, and Ascend Hotels.
The Choice Hotels procurement team evaluates hundreds of potential vendors, who must meet various standards to be selected as a Qualified Vendor. The selection criteria include the ability to provide national or regional service, competitive pricing, strong experience with hospitality clients, a track record of successful business operation and financial stability, the ability to fulfill orders for its 5,000 domestic franchisees, and having standards and systems for continuous improvement.
Comcast Business Hospitality provides a suite of Ethernet, Internet, HDTV, and advanced voice services customized for the hospitality industry. Comcast's product suite enables hotels to leverage advanced technology from a single provider to help improve the guest experience and streamline back-office operations. Comcast built its network for speed and reliability, serving 39 states and 20 of the nation's 25 largest markets.