Oslo (June 29th, 2009) – Next month, Best Western Hotels Norway’s strategic expansion will reach a new milestone: the opening of seven new rebranded properties. The new member hotels are located across Norway in Aalesund, Sunndalsora, Lofoten, Oslo, Gardermoen, Noresund and Trondheim. After this expansion Best Western Norway will have 26 hotels, up from just 14 at the beginning of 2008.
“It is a great thrill for Best Western Hotels Norway to finally enter these highly attractive markets,” said Hege Ramm, CEO of Best Western Hotels Norway.
Most of the hotels are joining the chain because of its strong worldwide reservation system, quality assurance program and global loyalty program, Best Western RewardsTM, she said.
The new hotels include
•Best Western Baronen Hotel in Aalesund
•Best Western Sunndalsora Hotell in Sunndalsora
•Best Western Lofoten Hotell in Lofoten
•Best Western Karl Johan Hotell in Oslo
•Best Western Oslo Airport Hotell in Gardermoen
•Best Western Sole Hotell & Herregaard in Noresund
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