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Introducing Uplift: A New Payment Method for Guests on
We’re excited to share that guests can now use Uplift, a Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) payment method, when booking stays through or the mobile app.*

How does it work?
  • Eligible guests** will complete Uplift’s loan approval process online. If approved, they can use Uplift to book at any property in the United States and Canada listed on or the mobile app.
    • Uplift is available for non-refundable room rates only, with a minimum purchase of 50 USD and 99 CAD.
  • There is no additional process for your hotel: Uplift creates a virtual credit card on behalf of the guest, which is charged the full amount of the stay.
    • The virtual credit card is not the guest’s card. It ensures that your property receives the full payment for the stay, even if the guest has not completed their BNPL loan.
    • Uplift works with guests directly to complete the BNPL loan through monthly payments without your hotel’s involvement. Loans extend from 3 – 18 months.
How does this benefit my hotel?
  • Uplift enables customers to book longer trips, even when they don’t have available funds on hand—helping increase your property’s average booking window.***
  • The BNPL payment method matches similar offerings available on competitor sites.
Questions? Learn more about how your guests can use Uplift here.

*Applies to properties in the United States and Canada.
**Guests in the United States must be 18 years old to use Uplift; guests in Canada must be 19 years old.
***Results will vary for each hotel.
Help Your Sustainability Efforts with the New Bulk Amenity Dispenser Option – New Brand Standard as of 1/1/2025
Choice is committed to helping you manage costs while driving sustainability. As a part of that commitment, we would like to remind you that bulk dispensers of shampoo, conditioner, and lotion that meet brand standards are now available through Choice’s approved distribution-qualified vendors. The dispensers are designed to be efficient for both the hotel and guests. Click here for details. In conjunction with the revised “Room to Be Green” brand standards announced at Convention, please note that bulk amenities will be required as of January 1, 2025.  
*Applies to Comfort®, Quality Inn®, Sleep Inn®, Clarion® (excluding Clarion Pointe®), MainStay Suites®, Econo Lodge® and Rodeway Inn® brand hotels.
CHOC Fall Corner
Meet the Schnieder Electric Team at the 2023 CHOC Fall Regional Meetings
Your ECM Utilities Savings Dashboard can help you identify utility reduction and savings opportunities. Ready to learn more? Meet the experts from Schneider Electric at your CHOC Fall Regional meeting! They will be available on Mondays at the Vendor Pavilion from 3:45-7 p.m. to help you learn more about your dashboard and answer questions ranging from reporting features and capabilities to the invoice collection process.    

You won’t want to miss this opportunity. Come speak directly with the Schneider Electric team and learn how to better use your dashboard.  

Please reach out to [email protected] with any questions.

*Applies to Comfort®, Quality Inn®, Sleep Inn®, Clarion®, Clarion Pointe®, MainStay Suites®, Econo Lodge® and Rodeway Inn® brand hotels.
Come See Our Direct Pay Representatives at the 2023 CHOC Fall Regional Meetings
The Direct Pay program can help you target midweek corporate business and get paid faster, guaranteed. Have you enrolled in Direct Pay or want to hear more about the program? Come see us at an upcoming CHOC Fall Regional meeting! We’ll be onsite at all regional events to provide a brief Direct Pay presentation as well as at the Vendor Pavilion on Mondays from 3:45-7 p.m. to answer any questions.

If you are not planning to attend a CHOC Regional Meeting, be sure to check out the Direct Pay site on to discover how you can easily enroll and position your hotel for potential new corporate business. With no associated program fees and no risk to participate, now is the right time to join Direct Pay!

*Applies to Comfort®, Quality Inn®, Sleep Inn®, Clarion®, Clarion Pointe®, MainStay Suites®, Econo Lodge® and Rodeway Inn® brand hotels.
Choice in the News
Vote for Choice Privileges in The Points Guy (TPG) Awards
We’re excited to share that we’ve earned nominations for TPG Awards 2023:
  • Choice Privileges® – nominated for Best Hotel Loyalty Program
  • Choice Privileges® Select Mastercard® – nominated for Best Hotel Co-Branded Credit Card
We’re continuing to evolve our Choice Privileges loyalty program to provide even more benefits to your hotel and your most valuable guests – members who stay longer, spend more, and are twice as likely to complete a second stay than non-members. This includes two co-brand credit cards introduced earlier this year, which help members earn more points faster, including on everyday spending. Learn more about our co-brand credit cards here.

Voting for TPG Awards 2023 is open through Saturday, September 30.
  • Learn more and cast your vote here.
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