NORWALK, CT--Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) today announced it has been named a Qualified Vendor with Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) - one of the world's largest hotel companies. Choice Hotels franchises approximately 6,500 hotels, representing more than 500,000 rooms worldwide across 11 brands, including the Ascend Hotel Collection, Cambria, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Sleep Inn, Quality, Clarion, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn. This agreement enables Choice branded properties access to Frontier’s turnkey hospitality communication solutions. Available services include phone systems, network connectivity service and nationwide support.
“We are excited to provide our products and services to Choice Hotels,” said Frontier Executive Vice President Ken Arndt. “Frontier Communications will help Choice franchises deploy connectivity solutions that improve customer satisfaction and play a role in driving increased average daily rates for their properties,” Arndt said.
Selection by Choice as a qualified vendor highlights Frontier’s increased focus on Commercial business development as well as the breadth and capacity of the network and the unique, industry-specific services it is implementing across the country. Frontier Communications provides solutions that meet Choice’s brand standards and surpass the expectations of guests to ensure positive guest experiences and prevent system downtime. As a qualified vendor, Frontier will focus on new builds, conversions, and refresh hotels.