Inclusion and Diversity

Diversity Initiatives

"Choice Hotels strongly supports a workplace culture and environment that is conducive to diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences. Diversity across our organization will be a key building block of our future successes. I understand the value of diversity and am committed to continuing to build and support an inclusive, diverse organization."
- Stephen P. Joyce, President and CEO

Choice’s CEO was one of seven leading CEOs who took part in an initiative to highlight the importance of diversity to their companies by emphasizing the business case for promoting and pursuing diversity at all levels, ranging from the workforce to customers, to vendors.


Vision - Choice Hotels is committed to creating an inclusive organization where diversity of thought and perspective contribute to a high performance culture and long-term, sustainable success. 

Mission and Purpose - To position Choice Hotels as a preferred employer with great brands and a strong commitment to our global community ensuring that we attract and retain a talented and diverse workforce, wide range of guests, and an expanding panorama of successful franchise owners.

Support from the Top - Inclusion & Diversity are part of Choice’s values and principles. Leaders demonstrate their commitment in a number of ways including their executive sponsorship in various diversity related committees. 

Workplace - Committed to diversity at our core, we rely on a talented, diverse and engaged workforce to accomplish our goals. Diversity of thought and perspective within the organization leads to greater success and profitability. 

Customers - We embrace the diverse backgrounds, languages and cultures of our guests and we are committed to providing an exceptional guest experience that goes well beyond the hotel stay. Our diverse partnerships, community outreach programs and relevant campaigns are developed to enrich your travel experience.

Supplier Diversity - Choice’s Supplier Diversity Program is designed to promote, increase, and improve the quality of the participation of small and diversity-owned businesses in our supply chain. Our goal is to position Choice for long-term success by enabling an inclusive workplace culture, practices, policies and procedures that ensure a diversity of people and perspectives in all aspects of our business.

Awards and Recognition - We have been recognized for our accomplishments.

Human Rights Policy - Choice Hotels is committed to conduct business in a manner consistent with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights within the company's sphere of influence.