Best Western International Targets 120 New Hotel Projects In 2013
"A resurgence in confidence from developers coupled with strong demand for rooms in gateway cities and an elevated interest in developing within the midscale market will translate to a successful year for the Best Western brand," saidMark Williams, vice president of North American development for Best Western International. "Our priority is to develop compelling hotels across all three Best Western descriptors that deliver strong revenue for hoteliers by attracting a strong mix of business and leisure travelers."
Best Western is currently developing new hotels in cities acrossNorth AmericaincludingOakland, Calif.,HoustonandCincinnati, as well as oil-rich markets inTexasandAlberta, Canada. The hotel brand plans to introduce in early 2013 its first PREMIER hotel inManhattan, the BEST WESTERN PREMIER New York City Herald Square.
The World's Largest Hotel Chain also plans to unveil several properties in the Caribbeanthis year, including the BEST WESTERN PLUS Condado Palm Inn & Suites in San Juan, Puerto Rico, a vibrant 151-room hotel complete with a restaurant, nightlife offerings, outdoor pool and free breakfast, and its first hotel in Haiti, the BEST WESTERN PREMIER Petion-Ville,. OverlookingPort-au-Prince, the 106-room luxury hotel will offer fine dining, a full-service spa, pool and meeting and event space. Additionally, in 2014 a BEST WESTERN PREMIER property will open in Gazcue,Santo Domingo in theDominican Republic.
ABOUT BEST WESTERN INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Best Western® Hotels & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of 4,100* hotels in more than 100* countries and territories worldwide. Best Western Australasia is a third-party organisation and licensee of Best Western Hotels & Resorts, with more than 125* independently owned and managed Best Western hotels across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Best Western's family of brands caters for all travel styles with Best Western®, Best Western Plus®, Best Western Premier®, Executive Residency by Best Western℠, BW Premier Collection® and GLōSM. More than 30 million travellers are members of the 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.* Numbers are approximate, may fluctuate, and include hotels currently in the development pipeline.* Numbers are approximate, may fluctuate, and include hotels currently in the development pipeline.
* Numbers are approximate, may fluctuate, and include hotels currently in the development pipeline.