Best Western adds 83 hotels in fourth quarter 2002
Best Western’s worldwide development team finished 2002 on an up note by signing 83 new hotels to the brand during the fourth fiscal quarter ending Nov. 30. During the quarter, 42 hotels were added in North America and 41 were signed internationally.
The chain ended the fiscal year with 4,060 hotels in 81 countries across the globe. In all, the company’s worldwide development team brought 282 hotels into the brand.
In North America, the company welcomed their largest hotel system-wide. The Best Western Tuscany Suites and Casino in Las Vegas, NV features 716 guest suites. The hotel is located just two blocks from The Strip and offers 7,000 square feet of meeting space, concierge service and a full- service restaurant.
In October, the company also opened the Best Western Greenwood Inn and Suites in Beaverton, OR. The hotel has 217 guestrooms and is the largest Best Western in the Oregon-Washington state area.
Other key additions included: Best Western Ramkota Hotel, Bismarck, ND (306 rooms); Best Western Kennedy Airport, Jamaica, NY (91 rooms); Best Western Prairie Inn, Galesburg, IL (139 rooms); Best Western Marathon Resort and Suites, Marathon, FL (79 rooms) and the Best Western Burlington Inn and Suites, Burlington, Ontario, Canada (56 rooms).