MIAMI, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, welcomes the new Cambria Suites Miami Airport - Blue Lagoon to the growing Cambria Suites brand. On February 6, local business leaders, dignitaries and members of the press will celebrate the grand opening of the hotel, located at 6750 NW 7 th Street, with VIP interviews, a cocktail reception, site-tours and live entertainment.
Cambria Suites properties are specially designed for lifestyle travelers and Choice Hotels is continually working with established franchisees to bring the Cambria experience to key markets, such as Miami. The Cambria Suites Miami property is owned by locally-based limited liability company, Sunflower Hospitality, and managed by Driftwood Hospitality.
"Cambria Suites continues to experience tremendous growth in top-tier, urban markets and we're excited to open our first hotel in Miami, Florida," said Michael Murphy, senior vice president, upscale brands, Choice Hotels International. "Sunflower Hospitality and Driftwood Hospitality Management have proven to be phenomenal partners and we're confident they'll deliver the Cambria experience at its best – stylish, modern accommodations at a great value.""At Driftwood, we pride ourselves on the way we tailor our management approach and style. There is no limit to what Driftwood can do. We offer a variety of services and bring a distinct level of expertise to the table. We look forward to bringing the unique Cambria Suites experience to the Miami area and working with Choice Hotels," said President David Buddemeyer. Each member of the executive leadership team at Driftwood Hospitality Management, LLC, averages 20 years of hotel experience, primarily in hotel operations. The 122-room Cambria Suites Miami hotel is located in the prestigious Blue Lagoon District, less than 5 miles from the Miami International Airport. Guests will enjoy a picturesque view of Lake Mahar and be able to embrace the luxury, beauty and excitement of Miami with nearby upscale shopping, professional sports venues, the Miami Seaquarium and of course, the world famous South Beach. Designed as a lifestyle hotel brand, the Cambria Suites Miami is new-construction that features a larger lobby to give guests a more social atmosphere. The all-suite guest rooms are larger than standard hotel rooms and offer functional, chic decor options including a separate living, working and sleeping space, ergonomic chairs, moveable desks and upscale linens. Each suite allows guests to stay connected while they travel by enjoying the latest technology and prime entertainment with amenities such as flat-screen LCD televisions and MP3 jacks.