304 | ‘This is Huge’: Choice Hotels makes history with Black-owned multi-unit deal

Lodging Leaders show

Summary: A new hotel investor, Fred Washington recently made history when he signed Choice Hotels International’s first minority-led multi-unit franchise development deal. <br> <br> Episode 304 of Lodging Leaders podcast kicks off our special series commemorating Black History Month that explores the impact the hotel industry has had on the Civil Rights Movement. <br> <br> This report also is part of our ongoing coverage of the state of diversity, inclusion and equality in hospitality leadership.