August 20, 2014 1:07 AM 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, and other services and amenities; and online hotel booking services. The company operates hotels in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Norway, the Netherlands, Portugal, the Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Anaheim, Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Monterey, New York, Orlando, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver, Mexico, the Caribbean, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and Nairobi. Best Western International, Inc. was formerly k...

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 Hotel in Salzburg

Best Western has added a stylish new hotel in Salzburg to its rapidly growing portfolio of hotels in Austria. Guests have the choice of 101 rooms complete with flat-screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. For business travelers, there is also a selection of meeting rooms.

Best Western to Open its New Hotel in Sri Lanka

Best Western is preparing to open its first hotel in Sri Lanka. The new Best Western Elyon Hotel Colombo, which is located on Marine Drive, will offer 60 guest rooms, all of which come equipped with 32-inch LCD TVs, iPod docking stations and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel is scheduled to open on 1 July 2014. Facilities at the Best Western Elyon Hotel Colombo include a stylish rooftop bar and terrace, an all-day dining restaurant serving up an a la carte menu of local and international dishes, a boardroom capable of hosting up to 30 people, a business centre, and a fitness center.

Best Western Opens Second Hotel in Tokyo, Japan

Best Western has expanded its portfolio of hotels in Japan with its second hotel in the pulsating Japanese capital, Tokyo. Located in eastern Tokyo's Edogawa Ward, Best Western Tokyo Nishikasai is just minutes' walks from Nishi-Kasai Station, on the Tokyo Metro Tozai Line. The hotel offers easy access to the city's main commercial, retail and entertainment areas, and is also conveniently positioned between Tokyo Disneyland and the new Tokyo SkyTree. Set in a modern nine-storey building, Best Western Tokyo Nishikasai offers a choice of 184 guest rooms, all featuring flat-screen LED TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi - a brand standard. The hotel also features a restaurant serving Japanese and international dishes, and meeting space for up to 80 delegates.

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