PHOENIX, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, and O'Reilly Hospitality Management, LLC, a prominent hotel and restaurant developer and management company based in Springfield, Mo., today announced the expansion of the upscale hotel brand, Cambria Suites, into the Phoenix market. The four-story, 121-room Cambria Suites Phoenix-Desert Ridge is the first of the brand in Arizona, and is the second of two Cambria Suites to be developed and managed by O'Reilly Hospitality Management. The announcement also revealed that Cambria Suites Phoenix-Desert Ridge will be home to the brand's national training kitchen and provided a first look at newly crafted banquet and events menus, both overseen by acclaimed celebrity Chef Michael DeMaria.
"The Cambria Suites brand is generating an impressive amount of excitement for Choice Hotels International. From industry experts' commentary to guests' reviews, the concept continues to earn top marks," notes Stephen P. Joyce, president and chief executive officer of Choice Hotels International. "With a first-rate development and operating partner like O'Reilly Hospitality Management, we anticipate the momentum will continue to grow as Cambria Suites expands into new markets."
Noted for an award-winning design, all Cambria Suites are new-construction properties featuring a variety of public spaces for guests to refresh, refill and reflect. From a state-of-the-art fitness center and a relaxing pool to a 24-7 sundry shop and a welcoming dining area, Cambria Suites blends style, form and function.
"Cambria Suites is an exciting brand with fantastic accommodations, amenities and a guest experience all specifically tailored for today's broad spectrum of hotel guests," reflects Tim O'Reilly, chief executive officer of O'Reilly Hospitality Management. "What a privilege to join forces with a team so committed to guest satisfaction and brand success. We look forward to bringing our award winning O'Reilly Hospitality development and operations teams and culture to the Cambria Suites brand to serve the Phoenix community."Conveniently located in one of the largest master-planned communities in Arizona, Cambria Suites Phoenix-Desert Ridge is just minutes from the popular shopping and entertainment destination of Desert Ridge Marketplace, major employers, the Mayo Clinic and Choice Hotels International Western Corporate Headquarters.