Best Western moves into Myanmar

Best Western has announced plans to launch its first hotel in Myanmar. The US hotel company has sealed an agreement to take over the management of the Green Hill Hotel in Yangon, in a…

Best Western adds Perth upscale hotel

Best Western has announced the launch of its second Premier-branded upscale hotel in Australia, Best Western Premier The Terrace Hotel, Perth. The hotel is set in a heritage-listed…

Best Western debuts in Cebu

Best Western has opened its first hotel in the Philippine city of Cebu. The 10-storey Best Western Plus Lex Cebu Hotel is located in the centre of the city and features 83 rooms,…

Best Western eyes Myanmar entry

Best Western is planning to enter the Myanmar hotel market, its Asian operations chief has revealed. Speaking this week, Glenn de Souza, Best Western's Vice President of International…

Best Western debuts in Semarang

Best Western has launched its first hotel in the Indonesian city of Semarang. The newly-built 28-storey Best Western Star Hotel is located in the centre of the Central Java city, and…

Best Western debuts in Khao Lak

Best Western has opened its first resort in Khao Lak, southern Thailand. Located on the Andaman Sea coast, an hour's drive north of Phuket airport, the Best Western Premier Khaolak Southsea…

Best Western debuts in Kazakhstan

Best Western has opened its first hotel in Kazakhstan. Located in the country's largest city, Almaty, the Best Western Plus Atakent Park Hotel is a newly-built upscale hotel featuring 196…

Best Western to launch in Angeles City

Best Western is planning to open its first hotel in the Philippine city of Angeles. The midscale Best Western The Mint Hotel, which opens this month, will be located in the Balibago tourist…

Best Western selects RateGain

Best Western has selected RateGain to boost its online channel exposure in Asia and the Middle East. The company is using RateGain's SaaS-based channel management solution in order to…

Best Western revamps website

Best Western has unveiled a new look and feel for its website. The bestwestern.com site has been given a more contemporary new look, offering extra information about the company's hotels, a…

Best Western to add second hotel in KL

Weeks after launching its first hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Best Western has unveiled plans to open a second property in the Malaysian capital. Due to open in 2015, the hotel will form part of…

Best Western adds seventh Bangkok hotel

Best Western has launched another new hotel in Bangkok. The Best Western Klassique Sukhumvit becomes the company's seventh property in the Thai capital, and the third new opening of 2012.…

Best Western merges three Manila hotels

Best Western has merged three of its Manila hotels to create one large property. Located in the Makati district of the city, the new Best Western Plus Antel Hotel becomes the first upscale…

Best Western opens first hotel in KL

Best Western has opened its first hotel in Kuala Lumpur; the Best Western Premier Dua Sentral. Launched earlier this month, the new upscale hotel marks Best Western’s debut in the Malaysian…

Best Western to debut in Nepal

Best Western has revealed plan to launch its first hotel in Nepal. Scheduled to open its doors in Q1 2013, the 60-room Monty’s Hotel will be a brand new midscale property on Thamel Road, a…

Best Western adds third hotel in Bali

Best Western has opened the its third property in Bali – the Best Western Kuta Villa. The new property, located in the popular Kuta area of the island, offers 50 rooms all including outdoor…

Best Western to launch in Angeles

Best Western has announced plans to launch its first hotel in the Philippine city of Angeles. An upscale 78-room Best Western Premier hotel, Casa Verde, is expected to open its doors in the…

Best Western launches beer rooms

A new Best Western hotel in Germany is offering guests the chance to take their boozing habits to new heights, with special 'beer rooms'. The Best Western Plus Bierkulturhotel Schwanen, in…

Best Western debuts in Melaka

Best Western has launched its first ever hotel in the Malaysian UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Melaka. The Best Western Wana Riverside Hotel offers 170 rooms, all including…

Best Western expands in Bali

Best Western has opened its second property in Bali. The newly-built Best Western Kuta Seaview features 144 rooms, all with LCD flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi. Some rooms offer a private balcony.…

Best Western opens in Hong Kong

Best Western International has opened a new hotel in Hong Kong. The 258-room Best Western Hotel Causeway Bay is a 40-storey high-rise building located in Causeway Bay, next to the Times…

Best Western signs first hotel in Iraq

Best Western International has signed its first ever hotel in Iraq. At the company's regional headquarters in Bangkok last week, Best Western's Vice President of International Operations…

Best Western expands in NZ

Best Western has announced the opening of a new property in Taupo, New Zealand. The Best Western Caboose Lodge & Conference Centre is positioned on the shores at Lake Taupo, in the…

Best Western offers double points in NZ

Best Western is offering guests staying at its properties in New Zealand the chance to earn double Rewards points. The deal is applicable for a guest's second stay at any of the company's…

Best Western opens in Koh Phangan

Best Western International has opened its first resort on the Thai island of Koh Phangan. The 96-room Best Western Phanganburi Resort is located on Haad Rin Nai beach, called also Sunset…

Best Western opens in Mauritius

Best Western International opens its first property in Mauritius this month. Best Western Laguna Beach Mauritius is located on the south-eastern coast of the island. The resort has a…

Best Western signs Ipoh resort

Best Western International has signed its first eco-residences in Malaysia. Located in Ipoh, around a lake on the fringe of a forest, The Haven Lakeside Residences consists of three blocks…

Best Westerns signs first Cambodian hotel

Best Western International has signed its first hotel in Cambodia - the Suites and Sweet Resort Angkor. The all-suite resort is located less than a 10-minute drive from both Siem Reap town…

Best Western unveils new iPad app

Best Western International recently unveiled its new free iPad application, 'Best Western to Go'. Travellers using the app can now find and book Best Western hotels across the world, and…

Best Western to open in Bangladesh

Best Western International announced a partnership with Fort Hotels Group Ltd to open the luxury Best Western Premier hotel in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Best Western International's Vice…

Best Westerns signs new hotel in Ajmer

Kotla MDelhiubarak Pur, Delhi, May 7, 2010 /India PRwire/  -- Best Western India in association with Noida-based developers Aashiyana Infrastructure Development Pvt Ltd, are developing a new…

Best Western rebrands

Best Western, the independent UK hotels portfolio, is advertising on television this April for the first time in its 30 year history. The group is relaunching its brand with the…

Best Western renames loyalty scheme

Best Western International (BWI) has re-named its hotel loyalty programme "Best Western Rewards". The scheme offers four tiers of membership for guests staying from 10 to 30+ nights a year.…

Best Western to launch in Hua Hin

Best Western International has announced the launch of its first hotel in the Thai beach resort of Hua Hin. The 60-room Best Western Green Garden Resort will be located on the Petchkasem…

Best Western to arrive in Pattaya

Best Western International (BWI) has revealed that it will open a new 132-room hotel in Thailand's eastern seaboard resort city of Pattaya by the end of this year. BWI Vice President…

New BKK hotels for Best Western

Best Western International will soon have two new properties in Bangkok. The 75-room Best Western @ 20, to be located on the city's Sukhumvit Soi 20, is due to open in 2010, with the…

Best Western opens in BKK

Best Western International has announced the soft opening ofits new Bangkokproperty; Best Western Mayfair Suites. The "cosy" 49-room hotel in the central Chitlomarea of the city opened its…

Gulf boom for Best Western

The chain's first hotel in Dubai, the 165-room Best Western Residences, is set to open in February next year. The group is participating in next week's Arabian Travel Mart for the first…

Best Western, Abacus partnership

Best Western International has announced a partnership with Abacus. Under this, Abacus-connected travel agents can now book Best Western worldwide hotels through the GDS's hotel booking…

Best Western in Philiippines venture

Best Western International Asia head office has appointed Tajara Leisure and Hospitality Group as its Area Developer for the Philippines. With two hotels in Manila, BWI said with the…

Best Western plans Japan expansion

"Visitor arrivals to Japan have shown strong growth in recent years, and this trend is likely to continue into the foreseeable future," said Best Western Vice President International…

Best Western in Sabah

The 141-room hotel is part of an integrated complex featuring condominiums, an Oceanarium and amusement centre, gourmet restaurants, a spa and international brand boutiques. Best Western…

Best Western in Chiangmai

The hotel, set to open in December 2007, is eyeing the city's fast-growing business and social event scene with its glass-lined rooftop function room offering a 360-degee panorama that takes…

贝斯特韦斯特菲律宾巴拉望推出新酒店

Best Western Plus The IvyWall酒店日前正式开业,这也成为巴拉望公主港的首家国际酒店。 这一隆重的时刻有包括高级官员、显要人物、VIP客人的参与。 Best Western Plus Ivywall Hotel Palawan酒店位于巴拉望,距离公主港(Puerto…

贝斯特韦斯特新增菲律宾目的地

近日,贝斯特韦斯特酒店(Best Western)推出了计划,将在菲律宾巴拉望省公主港新建其首家酒店。 酒店将于2016年6月推出,贝斯特韦斯特Ivy Wall是一座中端酒店,毗邻公主港国际机场。…

贝斯特韦斯特酒店庆祝来到亚洲15周年

贝斯特韦斯特酒店及度假村(Best Western Hotels&Resorts)迎来了来到亚洲15周年纪念日,15年前贝斯特首次来到亚洲,并在曼谷成立了办公室。 这次为了庆祝举办的盛大Party在一个顶层酒吧举行,请来了众多高级行政总裁、员工、业界合作伙伴以及新闻媒体共同庆祝。…

贝斯特韦斯特万隆新开酒店

贝斯特韦斯特酒店及度假村(Best Western Hotels&Resorts)近日首次来到印尼第三大城市万隆,推出了一座新高端酒店。 12月1日开业,贝斯特韦斯特高端La Grande酒店位于市中心,提供193间客房和套间,全部配备免费WiFi。同时,酒店还设有行政酒廊,入住高等套房的客人可以享用。 酒店设有一间餐厅、水疗中心、恒温泳池、健身中心以及8间会议室。…

Redefine|BDL reports MICE boom

Redefine|BDL Hotels has revealed in the year to August 2015, it saw an 11 per cent increase in meetings and event room hire as compared to the same period in 2014. Stand-out successes for…

贝斯特韦斯特酒店开启全球品牌更名

贝斯特韦斯特国际(Best Western International)近日宣布正式更名,并将使用新品牌名称贝斯特韦斯特酒店度假村(Best Western Hotels&Resorts),然后推出新的品牌logo。 这项更名决定是本周三在夏威夷,由贝斯特韦斯特执行总裁在公司年度会议上公布的。…

贝斯特韦斯特酒店首次来到印尼泗水

贝斯特韦斯特(Best Western)近日在印尼第二大城市泗水,推出了首座酒店。 新贝斯特韦斯特Papilio酒店位于市中心,离Juanda国际机场仅20分钟车程。 酒店外观是玻璃和钢筋建造,酒店客房拥有32英寸LED电视和辅助Wifi。酒店配有一个室外游泳池,儿童泳池,Spa,健身中心,餐厅,酒吧和会议设施等。…

贝斯特韦斯特曼谷新开高阶酒店

贝斯特韦斯特酒店(Best Western)宣布了计划将在北曼谷新开一家高阶酒店。 计划于2015年第四季度开业,曼谷贝斯特韦斯特Plus酒店临近IMPACT Mueang Thong Thani会展中心、泰国政府区域以及世界医疗中心。 酒店将提供183间客房和套间,包括一系列的两卧室套间,保证酒店能适合延期停留的旅客。所有客房都将配备辅助Wifi。…

阿拉木图申奥 着重酒店市场

哈萨克斯坦阿拉木图市在申请举办2022年冬季奥运会,希望最近增长的酒店接待能力能助其申奥一臂之力。 阿拉木图,作为哈萨克斯坦最大的城市,现在在申奥的路上已经走到最后一步,将和北京竞争这个名额。最终胜出者将于本月月底公布。阿拉木图官员表示,这座城市开发了一个“生机盎然”的酒店扩张计划,来满足运动员、官员和监察员的需求。…

Centara expands in Phuket

Centara Hotels & Resorts is expanding its presence in Phuket, with the signing of a new Centra property in the island's Laguna resort complex. The Thai hotel management company…

IHG lures loyal guests with free Wi-Fi

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is rebranding its Priority Club Rewards programme, with the offer of free Wi-Fi for all its members. From July 2013, the hotel company will rebadge the…

Hilton enters Myanmar

Hilton Worldwide has become the first major international hotel company to announce its entry into Myanmar. The company has signed a management agreement with LP Holding Co Ltd to…

Yangon to develop new hotel zone

Myanmar is planning to develop a new hotel zone in Yangon, to cope with the expected influx in visitor numbers in the coming years. China’s Xinhua news agency reported that the country is…

Tourico Holidays partners Accor

Tourico Holidays has formed a new partnership with Accor, allowing the hotel company’s portfolio to be distributed through the travel wholesaler. As the newest addition to Tourico’s Direct…

New hotel venture launches

A new hotel venture has been launched by Legacy Resorts and Hotels and Longrose Buccleuch Management to boost their presence in the branded hotel market. The two groups have created the…

Centara opens fifth Phuket property

Centara Hotels & Resorts has officially opened its fifth property on the holiday Island of Phuket. Centara Sawaddi Patong Resort, formerly Best Western Sawaddi Patong Hotel, joined the…

Rhino mania

Visit Chester & Cheshire is set to stampede International Confex next February with a quarter size rhino replica.In celebration of Rhino Mania, a ten week showcase of the county's…

Staff Appointments 4 Jun 09

KRIS LIM has joinedPATA as Associate Director of the Strategic Intelligence Centre. He joins PATAfrom the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines in Kuala Lumpur where he was Assistant…

STAFF APPOINTMENTS

RICHARD SENIOR has been announced as Group Director of Sales & Marketing for the new Best Western Premier Creek and Best Western Premier Dhow Palace Hotels in Dubai . Senior has over 17…

Podcast: Rwanda

You could be mistaken for being in a different country when visiting Rwanda. It is unlike other African countries, maybe even unlike any other country in the world. You can forget the raw,…

Review: The Siam, Bangkok

Temples, markets and monuments pass by, as you catch a characteristic old rice barge along the Chao Phraya river to The Siam hotel. The 20-minute journey from the Sathorn pier to the only…

How To Cool Up Your Bike Commute

With warmer weather and sunny skies, it’s time to think about making your bike your primary mode of transportation. Who can say no to a combination of fresh air, exercise, and saving money…

The Jamaican Experience

When booking a cruise itinerary to the Caribbean you'll usually be given options to follow itineraries through the South, East or West Caribbean. But what's the difference? And what islands…

Cruising Europe by River Boat

Exploring Europe by boat, cruising down one of the continent's main rivers, is an increasingly popular way to experience the Old World in modern times. And one of the top operators to do…

Safe travels

Adventure tourism has risen in its popularity over the past few years and the trend is likely to grow at a fast pace within the next three years. According to the Global Adventure Tourism…

Round up of latest offers

Book your summer getaway and save £200 with Celebrity Cruises Plan your 2017 summer holiday in advance and discover the beautiful cities of Rome, Palma de Mallorca and Barcelona all in…

Ice Climbing in Ouray, Colorado

When most people come to Colorado for a winter vacation it’s all about the skiing but Ouray offers an activity much different than turning down fresh powder. In this southwestern town, which…

Face-to-Face: Victoria Ure

Victoria Ure is a British expat living and working in Sharm El Sheik, Egypt. She has lived in the country for eight years with her Egyptian husband and is therefore a good spokesperson for…

贝斯特韦斯特泰国新签四家酒店

贝斯特韦斯特酒店近日签订了一笔在其70年历史里项目最多、最大的酒店管理协议。 这份协议与AD Houses有限公司签订,将在芭提雅和华欣新开4家贝斯特韦斯特大酒店,其中三座酒店也将成为贝斯特韦斯特全球范围内面积最大的前三家酒店。 总共来看,贝斯特韦斯特将新增4150间客房。 该项协议的签订正值贝斯特韦斯特成立70周年,也是其进军泰国市场15周年之际。…