Choice Hotels International Named Official Hotel Partner of XTERRA

TEAM Unlimited, owners and producers of the worldwide XTERRA off-road triathlon and trail running race series, have partnered with Choice Hotels International, Inc. to provide athletes with clean and comfortable places to stay at great rates.

Choice Hotels International

In 2012 XTERRA will host more than 100 races in 16 countries and everywhere XTERRA roams athletes are sure to find a Choice Hotels location nearby.  As the Official Hotel Partner of XTERRA, Choice Hotels will provide XTERRA racers, friends, and family with a discount at participating hotels*.

“We believe in the amateur athlete and are excited to provide great travel experiences for XTERRA competitors this year,” said Grant Pearce, sport sales manager for Choice Hotels International.

Choice Hotels has more than 6,100 Comfort Inn®, Comfort Suites®, Quality®, Sleep Inn®, Clarion®, Cambria Suites®, Ascend Collection®, MainStay Suites®, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel®, Econo Lodge®, and Rodeway Inn® brand hotels worldwide.

“XTERRA athletes travel hundreds and in many cases thousands of miles to compete, and providing them with consistent value at Choice Hotels brand properties throughout the U.S. and overseas is a great benefit,” said Tom Kiely, the CEO of TEAM Unlimited/XTERRA.

To receive the special XTERRA rate athletes simply need to call the Choice Hotels Sports Desk at 877-240-2929 or visit www.choicesportstravel.com and provide the XTERRA discount code : 00224890.

About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises more than 6,100 hotels, representing more than 495,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 30 other countries and territories. As of December 31, 2011, more than 400 hotels were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States, representing more than 30,000 rooms, and approximately 80 hotels, representing approximately 7,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in 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 www.choicehotels.com.