Bulk TV Awarded Qualified Vendor Status With Choice Hotels International

  • Bulk TV & Internet™
  • 10.27.11
One of the world's largest lodging franchisors, Choice Hotels International, Inc. has chosen Bulk TV & Internet (Bulk TV) as a Qualified Vendor of free-to-guest television services to franchise hotel owners of the company's 11 brands.

Bulk TV currently provides services to more than 170,000 rooms in all 50 states. As a Qualified Vendor, Bulk TV hopes to further expand its nationwide footprint and growing portfolio of hospitality customers. Choice Hotels franchises will benefit from being able to choose from the most HD channels available from DIRECTV, a la carte programming and 24/7 technical support.

"Choice Hotels International is committed to improving the quality of their guests' experience and Bulk TV looks forward to assisting Choice in accomplishing this," said Tom Conley, vice president of Bulk TV & Internet. "Our company is dedicated to providing our clients with leading edge technologies for free-to-guest television services, and we are excited to offer Choice Hotels the best in DIRECTV programming at an affordable price."

Bulk TV has demonstrated its capabilities as a growing free-to-guest service provider and has been recognized by DIRECTV as their #1 Free-to-Guest Provider for the past three years. The company not only provides free-to-guest television services, but also digital satellite TV systems, high speed Internet access and managed data network services.

"We're always looking for new opportunities that add value for our franchisees, and we're excited to work with Bulk TV in the future," said Rick Summa, vice president of procurement services for Choice Hotels International.

Choice Hotels franchised properties range from limited service to full service hotels in the economy, mid-scale and upscale segments and represent more than 490,000 rooms in the United States. Brands include Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality Inn, Sleep Inn, Clarion Hotel, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Rodeway Inn, and Econo Lodge in addition to the Ascend Collection membership program.

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