Best Western Brings New Sense of Style to Phuket

Phuket (Thailand) – July 9, 2015 – With the recent opening of BEST WESTERN Patong Beach, Best Western International has introduced a new sense of style to Phuket and Patong Beach. This outstanding midscale hotel is situated in the heart of Phuket’s most exciting holiday destination and offers stylish and affordable accommodation surrounded by the island’s top attractions.

BEST WESTERN Patong Beach is located less than 1km from the famous white sands of Patong Beach, Junceylon shopping center, and a multitude of bars, restaurants and entertainment venues. And this contemporary hotel’s range of modern facilities makes the most of its stunning tropical setting.

An outdoor infinity pool overlooks the azure waters of the Andaman Sea, while the light and spacious Mana Restaurant serves up delectable local and international cuisine, with both indoor and outdoor seating. Guests can also relax and enjoy a sunset cocktail at the poolside bar.

Other guest amenities include a fully-equipped fitness center and a business center.

The hotel’s 224 contemporary rooms and suites all come equipped with large 32-inch LCD TVs, comfortable beds, minibars and tea and coffee making facilities. And as with all Best Western hotels worldwide, Wi-Fi is complimentary throughout the property.

“Phuket is the most popular resort destination in Thailand, with more than ten million travelers from every part of the world visiting the island each year, generating billions of baht for the tourism industry,” said Maetapong Upatising, Managing Director of the BEST WESTERN Patong Beach.

“The BEST WESTERN Patong Beach Hotel will definitely meet the needs of travelers who seek convenience and great service at a reasonable price. The hotel has been already been welcoming many travelers since its inauguration,” he added.

The opening of BEST WESTERN Patong Beach forms part of a broader expansion strategy for Best Western International. The new property became the 12th hotel for Best Western International in Thailand and the third in Phuket. There are also another two projects under construction in Bangkok and Hua Hin, which will be ready to welcome guests in 2016. With this expansion, Best Western International aims to support the growth of Thailand’s tourism industry.

BEST WESTERN Patong Beach joins the BEST WESTERN PREMIER Bangtao Beach Resort & Spa and BEST WESTERN Phuket Ocean Resort Phuket on Thailand’s most popular resort island.

And Best Western International is also expanding across Southeast Asia, with more than 20 hotels opening in Indonesia, ten in Malaysia and seven in the Philippines, plus other projects in Laos, Vietnam and Myanmar.

Best Western International is ‘THE WORLD’S LARGEST HOTEL CHAIN®’, comprising more than 4,000* independently owned and operated hotels in 100* countries and territories worldwide. We offer six hotel products to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market: BEST WESTERN®, BEST WESTERN PLUS®, BEST WESTERN PREMIER®, BEST WESTERN PLUS EXECUTIVE RESIDENCY®, Vib® and BW Premier Collection®. Best Western Asia first launched in Bangkok in 2001 and now covers 15* countries in the region, with more than 100 hotels either operating or in the pipeline. For hotel owners, Best Western offers a broad range of operational support, including sales, marketing and distribution, with online, mobile and social media booking capabilities. The award-winning Best Western Rewards® guest loyalty program has 22 million members. *Numbers are approximate and can fluctuate.

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Best Western International – Asia
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