Best Western International Elects New Board Officers
Two New Directors Also Join Seven-Member Board
Best Western International’s Board of Directors named Beth Campbell its chairwoman, effective for a one-year term starting today. Campbell is a hotelier and business leader from Penticton, British Columbia, and owns and operates the Best Western Inn at Penticton, a Three-Diamond resort property.
The Board elected Julie Montmaneix as secretary/treasurer. Montmaneix, owner and operator of the Best Western Kings Hotel in Corona, Calif., joined the Board earlier this month to represent hotel owners in California, Nevada and Hawaii. She is a second-generation hotel owner and has been affiliated with Best Western for more than 30 years.
Also elected to the Board earlier this month was Devang (Dave)Amin, owner of the Best Western Horizon Inn in Edinburgh, Ind., the Best Western Gateway Inn & Suites in Evansville, Ind., and the Best Western Torchlite Motor Inn in Wheatlands, Wyo., Amin was elected to represent hotel owners in the Midwestern United States and Ontario.
Amin and Montmaneix were elected to three-year terms.
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Best Western Hotels & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of 4,200* hotels in more than 100* countries and territories worldwide. Best Western offers 11 hotel brands to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market: Best Western®, Best Western Plus®, Best Western Premier®, Vīb®, GLō®, Executive Residency by Best Western®, BW Premier Collection®, and BW Signature CollectionSM by Best Western; as well as its recently launched franchise offerings: SureStay® Hotel by Best Western, SureStay Plus® Hotel by Best Western and SureStay Collection® by Best Western. Now celebrating more than 70 years of hospitality, Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales and marketing support, and award-winning online and mobile booking capabilities. Best Western continues to set industry records regarding awards and accolades, including 64 percent of the brand's North American hotels earning a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award in 2017, Business Travel News® ranking Best Western Plus and Best Western number one in upper-mid-price and mid-price hotel brands, and Best Western receiving seven consecutive Dynatrace® Best of the Web awards for its leading hotel website. Best Western has also won nine consecutive AAA®/CAA® Lodging Partner of the Year awards, recognizing the brand's commitment to providing exceptional service and great value to AAA/CAA's nearly 58 million members in the U.S. and Canada. Best Western-branded hotels were top ranked in J.D. Power's 2017 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study - ranking first in breakfast (food and beverage category) for midscale; and second in overall guest satisfaction. Over 32 million travelers are members of the brand's award-winning loyalty program Best Western Rewards®, one of the few programs in which members earn points that never expire and can be redeemed at any Best Western hotel worldwide. Best Western's partnerships with AAA/CAA and Harley-Davidson® provide travelers with exciting ways to interact with the brand. Through its partnership with Google® Street View, Best Western is the first major company of its size and scale to launch a virtual reality experience for customers, setting a new industry standard and reinventing how guests view hotels.
* All Best Western and SureStay-branded hotels are independently owned and operated.
* Numbers are approximate, may fluctuate, and include hotels currently in the development pipeline.