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Best Western Named “Best Midscale Hotel Chain” for Eighth Straight Year

’ award once again,” said Ron Pohl, President of International Operations and President of WorldHotels, BWH Hotel Group. “The Asia-Pacific region is of critical importance to our brand, and we are committed to expanding our scale across this key region and delivering unparalleled experiences for guests.”

The award ceremony was held in Singapore on October 6th to honor the extraordinary travel suppliers in Asia-Pacific who have distinguished themselves in the last twelve months. These awards aim to celebrate companies, brands and individuals that have gone above and beyond to positively impact the travel industry with outstanding business performance, top-notch innovation and exceptional customer service. 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.

“We are extremely grateful to be receiving this prestigious award for the eighth consecutive year,” adds Olivier Berrivin, Vice President of International Operations – APAC, BWH Hotel Group. “It is an acknowledgment of our consistency and long-running success in the region, and a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team.”

BWH Hotel Group is an award-winning global network of 4,500 hotels located in over 100 countries and territories, offering 18 distinct brands spanning from luxury to economy. The company has celebrated recent expansion of its global portfolio, which is set to grow by roughly 300 hotels in 2022 alone.

All hoteliers that have recently joined BWH Hotel Group benefit from the brand’s reputation for providing superior guest service, and gain access to the award-winning Best Western Rewards® and WorldHotels RewardsSM programs, which boasts nearly 51 million members worldwide.

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About Best Western Hotels and Resorts
Best Western Hotels and Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a privately held hotel brand within the BWH Hotel Group® global network. With 17 brands and approximately 4,500 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®, BW Premier Collection®, and BW Signature Collection®. Through the acquisition, WorldHotelsTM Luxury, WorldHotels Elite, WorldHotels Distinctive, and WorldHotels Crafted collections are also offered. Completing the portfolio are SureStay®, SureStay Plus®, SureStay Collection®, and SureStay Studio® franchises**.

* 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.