THE WINNERS' CIRCLE update as of Sept. 25, 2018

Choice Hotels International ranked No. 6 for corporate training. Fairmont Le Château Frontenac and The Omni King Edward historic hotels nominees for Best Historic Hotel Worldwide in the Americas.

Choice International No. 6 for corporate training

Choice Hotels International, Inc. has been ranked no. 6 for corporate
training by ELearning! Magazine for its premier property-level training
resource, Choice University.

Choice Hotels is
dedicated to ensuring the success and profitability of its franchisees. In
addition to Choice University, owners may benefit from access to the company’s
robust distribution channels and award-winning loyalty program, Choice
Privileges. Choice is also one of the few hotel companies to provide
on-the-ground guidance and support from Area Directors, who travel from
hotel-to-hotel and work closely with owners to help align their revenue
strategies and operational efforts to maximize profits.

Designed to offer hotel
owners and their staff engaging, relevant content to deliver tangible and
positive impact, highlights of Choice University include:

— Curriculum tailored to each user based on job
function and brand.

— Full mobile-enabled functionality, allowing
users to access the content across multiple platforms.

— Content ratings so users can provide feedback
and content can be adjusted as needed.

— Specialized leadership and management

Frontenac/King Eddy are historic hotel nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two Canadian hotels are among the nominee finalists for the 2018 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence chosen by Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide. The
Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence recognize and celebrate the finest
historic hotels and hoteliers from across the nation and from around the world.

The 2018 Historic Hotels Annual Awards of Excellence
and Gala Dinner will take place at The Broadmoor (1918) in Colorado Springs,
Colorado on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. The final award winners will be
announced before an audience of owners, senior management, industry leaders,
and representatives from the finest historic hotels around the world.

Nominee finalists are selected from nominations
received from historic hotels, historic preservation supporters, prior award
recipients, community leaders, and leadership from Historic Hotels of America
and Historic Hotels Worldwide. The Historic Hotels Annual
Awards of Excellence program recognizes the pinnacle of this distinct group of
nominees in a range of categories.

From over 200 nominations, the awards committee
evaluated and after careful consideration selected the following 2018 award
nominee finalists:

Best Historic Hotels Worldwide hotel
in the Americas

Quinta Real Oaxaca (1576) Oaxaca, Mexico

— Hacienda de los Santos (1600s) Sonora, Mexico

— Hacienda Uxmal Plantation and Museum (1673) Yucatan, Mexico

— Alfiz Hotel (17th Century) Cartagena, Colombia

— Fairmont Le Château Frontenac (1893) Québec City, Canada

— The Omni King Edward Hotel (1903) Toronto, Canada

— Alvear Palace Hotel (1932) Buenos Aires, Argentina