BEST WESTERN WINS BEST MID-RANGE HOTEL BRAND IN ASIA
PHOENIX (Nov. 2, 2007) - Readers of Asia's top travel trade newspaper, TTG Asia, have voted Best Western International the top hotel brand in its class. The 2007 TTG Travel Award for Best Mid-Range Hotel Brand was recently presented to Best Western in Bangkok, Thailand.
"We are thrilled that the industry is recognizing our brand in Asia as the best in its category," said David Kong, president and CEO of Best Western International. "Our properties in Asia offer superior value, quality and customer service. These hotels are a source of pride for our organization worldwide."
Best Western International, already the fastest-growing hotel chain in Asia, is quickly becoming the largest hotel chain on the continent. It is on pace to have more than 200 properties by 2010 - expanding from just six hotels in 2001 to more than 110 today.
Presented by TTG Publishing, the annual TTG Travel Awards honor top performers in the Asia Pacific travel industry.
ABOUT BEST WESTERN INTERNATIONAL
Best Western International is THE WORLD'S LARGEST HOTEL CHAIN®, providing marketing, reservations and operational support to 4,200* independently owned and operated member hotels in 80* countries and territories worldwide. Founded in 1946, this iconic brand is host to approximately 400,000 worldwide guests each night. A pioneer within the industry, Best Western is recognized for its distinctive business model and diverse hotel portfolio. The company continues to innovate and enhance both the business and leisure travel experience. Since 2004, Best Western has served as the Official Hotel of NASCAR®. For more information or to make a reservation, please visit www.bestwestern.com.
*Numbers are approximate and can fluctuate.