Choice Hotels Launches Ascend Collection

Choice Hotels International just launched its new Ascend Collection, a group of historic, boutique and unique properties located across the U.S. and the Caribbean. Among the properties featured in the new collection are the Golden Hotel, located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in the heart of historic downtown Golden, CO, and The Baechtel Creek Inn & Spa in the heart of California’s Mendocino Coast, just north of San Francisco. Travel agents can book Ascend properties using their GDS booking codes or through Choice’s online reservation system at Plus, guests can participate in the Choice Privileges loyalty program, earning points toward free hotel stays at more than 5,000 properties worldwide, airline rewards, gift cards and more.

Ascend Collection launched this fall with 23 upscale hotels nationwide, including properties in New York, Miami and Puerto Rico.