USA TODAY Travel has launched their redesigned and revamped Business Traveler hub, which includes Road Warrior Voices, the first ever USA TODAY Travel blog dedicated exclusively to social-friendly advice and tips for frequent travelers. Starting today, Choice Hotels will be the exclusive partner of the Business Traveler hub and Road Warrior Voices, which will focus on delivering travel content that is important to the frequent traveler lifestyle.
The blog features:
- Tips and advice from road warrior experts
- Up-to-the-minute buzz worthy trending travel news
- Inside scoop on loyalty programs
- Best gadgets and apps to make traveling easier
“USA TODAY has been a leader in business travel content since the brand was founded, and our new Business Traveler hub presents our industry-leading content in a fresh manner easily accessible to busy people on the go. Road Warrior Voices is for people who build their lifestyle around travel, and who want to be entertained with the most interesting, trending topics in travel. From points and miles to gadgets and insider advice, Road Warrior Voices presents it all in a fresh, snappy, sharable format. Combined with USA TODAY’s award-winning daily Travel content, we are further empowering Road Warriors to be smartest in-the-know travelers around,” said Victoria Borton, SVP, USA TODAY Travel.
“Business travelers are a major focus for Choice Hotels International and we are improving our room designs and adding benefits to our Choice Privileges loyalty program to meet the needs of these road warriors. We have made strategic investments in our design concepts and brand programs to provide business travelers with a quality, technologically-savvy stay. Partnering with USA TODAY’s Business Travel hub and Road Warrior Voices is one way Choice continues to learn the latest trends that are top of mind for business travelers and apply them to our hotels across the country,” said Robert McDowell, senior vice president, global marketing and distribution, Choice Hotels International.
About USA TODAY
USA TODAY is a multi-platform news and information media company. Founded in 1982, USA TODAY's mission is to serve as a forum for better understanding and unity to help make the USA truly one nation. Through its unique visual storytelling, USA TODAY delivers high-quality and engaging content across print, digital, social and video platforms. An innovator of news and information, USA TODAY and usatoday.com, an award-winning newspaper website launched in 1995, reflect the pulse of the nation and serves as the host of the American conversation — today, tomorrow and for decades to follow. USA TODAY is the nation's number one newspaper in print circulation (including affiliated publications) with an average of nearly 2.7 million daily print circulation (as of AAM quarterly filing December 31, 2014) and reaches a combined 79 million readers monthly across all platforms. USA TODAY is a leader in mobile applications with more than 16 million downloads on mobile devices. USA TODAY is owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI).
About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises more than 6,300 hotels, representing more than 500,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 35 other countries and territories. As of December 31, 2014, 510 hotels, representing more than 39,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States. Additionally, 93 hotels, representing approximately 8,700 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 15 other countries and territories. The company's Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria hotels & suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brands, as well as its Ascend Hotel Collection membership program, serve guests worldwide.
Additional corporate information can be found on the Choice Hotels International, Inc. web site, which may be accessed at www.choicehotels.com.
Chrissy Terrell, Corporate Communications
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