Industry Update
Press Release25 February 2014

Virginia Best Western Rebrands as Magnuson Hotel on the Lake Clarksville

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Magnuson Worldwide

Magnuson Hotels, the world's largest independent hotel group, announced today the complete rebranding of the Magnuson Hotel on the Lake in Clarksville, Virginia. Formerly the Best Western on the Lake, this hotel will upgrade its local, regional and national market to attract travelers via an affiliation with Magnuson Hotels' global portfolio of nearly 2,000 hotels.


Corporate, educational, government and leisure travelers will appreciate this 70-room facility located within easy access to Highway 58, corporate locations HP and Microsoft, Lake Kerr, Prestwould Plantation, Occoneechee State Park and MacCallum More Museum and Gardens. Downtown Clarksville is a five minute walk, offering dining and shopping.

Along with the scenic views, this pet friendly hotel offers a complimentary breakfast, a seasonal outdoor pool, business center, high speed internet access and onsite parking. All guest rooms are comfortably furnished and include a microwave, mini fridge, coffee maker, complimentary local calls, cable TV, hair dryer, iron and board, air conditioning and electronic door locks.

"We are proud to welcome Peggy O'Brien Bowlin and her entire staff, and are fully committed to increasing their property visibility and reservations," stated Thomas Magnuson, CEO of Magnuson Worldwide.

As a Magnuson Hotels affiliate, the Magnuson Hotel on the Lake Clarksville is a member of the Magnuson Hotels Premier Collection, an elite portfolio of the highest quality hotels and locations represented by Magnuson Worldwide.

The Magnuson Hotel on the Lake Clarksville will receive complete global brand representation without the costs and requirements of franchise brand affiliation. It will expand its business through Magnuson Hotels' massive hotel reservation network including 650,000 GDS travel agents, all global corporate accounts, over 2,000 internet booking channels such as Global Hotel Exchange, Expedia,, Priceline, and all major airlines websites.

About Magnuson Hotels

Headquartered in London UK and Spokane WA, Magnuson Hotels is the world's largest low-cost hotel affiliation group. Magnuson Hotels' newly formed global alliance includes partner brands Louvre Hotels Group and Chinese operator Jin Jiang Hotels.

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Thomas Magnuson
Chief Executive Officer
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