NEW YORK Choice Hotels International has entered into a joint venture with the Greens Company to form KK Nippon Choice, which is 100% owned by Greens. Its purpose is to provide franchise services for Choice Hotels Quality and Comfort brands throughout Japan.
More than 40 branded hotels are planned for Japan over the next three years. Elsewhere in Asia, Choice has launched its first four-star Clarion Hotel in Guangzhou, China, comprising 380-rooms. There are plans to develop Choice branded hotels in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen by the end of 2001. (1/12/01)SOURCE:HVS International