September 16, 2014 6:51 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, 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 Premier Hotel in Greater Jakarta

Best Western has expanded its portfolio of hotels in Indonesia, with the opening of a new hotel in the Greater Jakarta region. Best Western Premier The Hive hotel is located in East Jakarta, close to the bustling Cawang business district and Halim Perdanakusuma Airport, which recently opened to commercial flights. The 191 rooms and suites are spread over 15 floors, with sizes ranging from 32m² for a Superior Twin to almost 80m² for a Suite. Offering either pool or city views, all rooms come equipped with large LED televisions, plush beds and free Wi-Fi, while the suites will also feature premium coffee machines. Corporate guests are well catered for, with choice of seven meeting rooms seating between 20 and 300 guests, plus a fully-equipped business center. The hotel serves international cuisine at the Heather Resto restaurant, and offers guests an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center and Bhuvana Spa. The company has plans to add a further 20 hotels across the country in the coming years.

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.

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