ROCKVILLE, Md.—Choice Hotels International announced the expansion of its Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels brand to offer access to more than 20,000 new properties in 35 of the top U.S. vacation destinations. In addition to increasing its existing presence in key vacation markets such as Orlando, Fla., Myrtle Beach, S.C., and the Florida Gulf Coast, the brand added accommodations in several new destinations, including Lake Tahoe, Calif., Outer Banks, N.C., Gatlinburg, Tenn., Maui, Hawaii, and multiple destinations in the Colorado Rockies.
“Choice Hotels understands the importance of vacation and is committed to helping travelers feel assured that they’ll have the perfect vacation rental experience. The company is proud to have successfully increased its vacation rentals portfolio from about 1,100 properties to more than 20,000 in the most sought-out vacation destinations,” Steve Caron, vice president of Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels, says. “Whether guests travel with family or friends, seek adventure or relaxation, we know the newly expanded offering will make it easier for guests to create lasting memories in the places they want to visit most with the people they love.”
The accommodations include private residences, townhomes, cabins, and resorts with amenities like private pools, pet-friendly accommodations, beach and ski access, and scenic views. Each property chosen to be a part of the vacation rental program is managed by a local, professional management company available to provide on-call local support for guests during their stay. Every Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels rental property also participates in the Choice Privileges rewards program.
In addition to its expanded portfolio, the Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels brand also launched a new website that includes detailed descriptions and photos of each property as well as interactive maps and instantaneous booking capabilities.