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May 22, 2015 11:34 PM ET

Hotels, Restaurants and Leisure

Company Overview of Best Western International, Inc.

Company Overview

Best Western International, Inc. owns and operates a chain of hotels. It offers accommodation rooms, contemporary business centers, on-site lounges, upgraded fitness centers, and other services and amenities; and sales, marketing and promotional support, and online and mobile hotel booking services. The company also provides travel planning services for travelers to various destinations worldwide. It operates hotels in Africa, Asia, Canada, Caribbean, Central America and South America, Europe, Mexico, the Middle East, the Oceania, the United States, and internationally. Best Western International, Inc. was formerly known as Best Western Motels, Inc. and changed its name to Best Western Inter...

6201 North 24th Parkway

Phoenix, AZ 85016

United States

Founded in 1946

Phone:

602-957-4200

Fax:

623-780-6199

Key Executives for Best Western International, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Age: 57
Managing Director of International Member Services for Europe
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Best Western International, Inc. Key Developments

Best Western Opens First Hotel in Mandalay, Myanmar

Best Western International announced the opening of its first hotel in Mandalay, Myanmar. The company has taken over the management of the existing Hotel Shwe Pyi Thar, which has now been repositioned as the BEST WESTERN PREMIER Hotel Shwe Pyi Thar. At present, the hotel offers 91 comfortable and spacious rooms and suites, ranging from 33m2/350ft2 Superior Rooms to the expansive 380m2/4090ft2 Presidential Suite. Following the rebranding to a BEST WESTERN PREMIER, all rooms now feature flat-screen LCD TVs and free Wi-Fi. And the hotel's evolution will continue with plans for a major expansion of the property. A brand new wing of the hotel will be constructed, adding 200 more rooms and transforming the BEST WESTERN PREMIER Hotel Shwe Pyi Thar into one of the city's leading properties. This work is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2016.

Best Western International Announces New Hotel in Dubai

Best Western International announced another new destination with the addition of the Best Western PremierDeira Hotel. At the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai, Best Western International announced the newest hotel in is rapidly expanding Middle East portfolio. The Best Western Premier Deira Hotel is a 250 room four-star hotel located at the busy intersection of Abu Baker Al Siddique & Salah Al Din Road and offers all the amenities one would expect of a BEST WESTERN PREMIER hotel such as free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, mini -bars, all day dining, conference and banquet facilities, fitness center and world class service from the local and international team operating the hotel.

Best Western International Introduces Two Global Hotel Products Vib and BW Premier Collection to Asia

Best Western International launched two new global hotel products, Vib (as in vibrant) an urban boutique hotel concept, and the BW Premier Collection, a soft brand targeting upscale and luxury independent hotels. The Vib concept re-imagines the Best Western hotel experience for traveler who is seeking: innovation, technology and style with an authentic, local flavor offered at a great value. Style and Value is the vision of Vib and something that Best Western can deliver like no other global hotel chain. Best Western is also launching BW Premier Collection, its new soft brand. The BW Premier Collection offers a compelling proposition to independent hoteliers who want to lessen their reliance on online travel agencies without a long-term commitment.

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