BEST WESTERN® HOTELS & RESORTS CELEBRATED AS “BEST MIDSCALE HOTEL CHAIN” FOR SEVENTH STRAIGHT YEAR IN TRAVEL WEEKLY READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS
Phoenix, Arizona (December 17, 2021) - Best Western® Hotels & Resorts was again recognized for its long-standing reputation as an industry-leading global hotel chain at the recent Travel Weekly Asia Readers’ Choice Awards, when it was named as the “Best Midscale Hotel Chain – Asia Pacific”.
This marks the seventh consecutive year that Best Western has achieved this prestigious award, setting a new milestone for the group which now operates an extensive collection of more than 60 hotels and resorts in nine countries and territories, all across this dynamic region.
“For Best Western to be honored as Travel Weekly Asia Readers’ Choice Awards ‘Best Midscale Hotel Chain – Asia Pacific’ for the seventh consecutive year is an accomplishment that demonstrates our commitment to global quality assurance,” said Ron Pohl, Senior Vice President & Chief Operations Officer for Best Western Hotels & Resorts. “We are proud to be a brand known and trusted for our spirit of caring, compassion and high ideals of service, but in these trying times of the COVID-19 pandemic, these principles are even more important to our hoteliers and guests. To achieve this award even in the midst of these challenges, and for the seventh time, emphasizes that our guests understand and appreciate that we truly care about delivering a superior travel experience.”
The award ceremony was held as a hybrid event on December 8th, as a platform to honor the extraordinary travel suppliers in Asia Pacific who have distinguished themselves in the last twelve months. A total of 19 awards in three categories were presented to outstanding organizations that have successfully created exceptional customer experiences, delivered unparalleled service, demonstrated a spirit of innovation and achieved overall excellence in 2021. The winners were selected based on votes from Travel Weekly Asia’s readership, which includes many of the region’s top travel agents and industry professionals.
“To have been named as the ‘Best Midscale Hotel Chain – Asia Pacific’ once again this year is a great honor, and the fact that it was voted for by industry experts and Travel Weekly readers makes it even more special. Throughout the challenges of the last 12 months, Best Western has remained true to our core values. I am delighted that our hard work has been recognized by our esteemed industry partners,” said Erwann Mahe, Managing Director of International Operations – Asia, Best Western Hotels & Resorts.
“This year’s award ceremony celebrated strength and resilience. I would like to dedicate this award to the teams at every Best Western hotel and resort throughout Asia for their enduring commitment to excellence. We will continue to create outstanding guest experiences all around the region in 2022 and beyond,” Erwann added.
Celebrating 75 years of hospitality, Best Western Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning global network of 4,700 hotels located in over 100 countries and territories, covering 18 distinct brands. The company strives to provide world-class accommodation and services for all types of traveler in every destination.
About Best Western® Hotels & Resorts:
Best Western Hotels & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a privately held hotel brand within the BWH Hotel GroupSM global network. With 18 brands and approximately 4,700 hotels in over 100 countries and territories worldwide*, BWH Hotel Group suits the needs of developers and guests in every market. Brands include Best Western®, Best Western Plus®, Best Western Premier®, Executive Residency by Best Western®, Vīb®, GLō®, Aiden®, Sadie®, BW Premier Collection® and BW Signature Collection®. Through acquisition, WorldHotelsTM Luxury, WorldHotels Elite, WorldHotels Distinctive and WorldHotels Crafted collections are also offered. Completing the portfolio is SureStay®, SureStay Plus®, SureStay Collection® and SureStay StudioSM franchises**. For more information visit www.bestwestern.com, www.bestwesterndevelopers.com, www.worldhotels.com and www.surestay.com.
* Numbers are approximate, may fluctuate, and include hotels currently in the development pipeline.
**All Best Western, WorldHotels and SureStay branded hotels are independently owned and operated.