Greatest Western Resorts & Resorts introduced one other profitable yr in Asia because it launched progressive new manufacturers and award-winning hospitality to much more company throughout the fast-growing area in 2018.
All year long, Greatest Western continued to broaden its footprint in a sequence of key Asian markets. In Indonesia, the opening of Greatest Western Senayan Lodge in Jakarta and Greatest Western Kindai Lodge in Banjarmasin replicate the corporate’s dedication to serving all kinds of locations, from key cities to rising markets.
In Japan in the meantime, Greatest Western Plus Lodge Fino Chitose and Greatest Western Lodge Fino Tokyo Akihabara each opened this yr, catering for the rising variety of home and worldwide vacationers because the nation prepares to host the 2020 Olympics.
Vietnam is one other strategic goal marketplace for Greatest Western. In 2018, the corporate signed new agreements for Greatest Western Premier Cam Ranh Seahorse Seaside Resort, Greatest Western Premier Quang Binh, Greatest Western Premier Sapphire Ha Lengthy and Greatest Western Plus Ha Lengthy Bay, all of that are scheduled to welcome company from 2020 onwards. These spectacular lodges and resorts, that includes a mixed complete of over 2,200 rooms, will carry prime quality worldwide lodging to a sequence of quickly rising locations.
Greatest Western additionally continued to broaden its portfolio in Thailand with this yr’s signings of Greatest Western Plus Speech Pattaya and The Title V Rawai Phuket, BW Premier Assortment by Greatest Western, each of that are on monitor to open inside two years. Lastly within the Philippines, Greatest Western signed its first SureStay® lodge, SureStay Plus by Greatest Western Regency Angeles Metropolis Clark, which is scheduled to open its doorways within the second quarter of 2019.
As Greatest Western seems to be to the long run in Asia, 2019 will carry the debut of Vīb Sanampao in Bangkok, which will likely be Asia’s first Vīb® lodge; the launch of SureStay Plus by Greatest Western Shin-Osaka, the primary SureStay Lodge in Japan; the opening of Tawaravadee Resort, BW Signature Assortment by Greatest Western, Asia’s first BW Signature Assortment® lodge; and the launch of Greatest Western Plus Osaka Kitahama and Greatest Western Plus The Beachfront Resort, which can turn out to be the primary Greatest Western Plus® lodges in Osaka and Phuket respectively.
Greatest Western may even return to the favored Thai resort city of Pattaya in 2019 with the opening of Greatest Western Premier BayPhere Pattaya. This will likely be complemented by the highly-anticipated debut of BluPhere Pattaya, BW Premier Assortment by Greatest Western in 2020.
The way forward for Greatest Western in Asia holds much more promise as the corporate continues to construct its assortment of industry-leading manufacturers. In September the corporate launched a pair of distinctive boutique manufacturers, upscale Sadie HotelSM and upper-midscale Aiden HotelSM. Created as conversion manufacturers, these two stylish choices allow builders to reposition current properties and improve the worth of their belongings.­ The world’s first Aiden Lodge opened final month in Seoul, South Korea, and Sadie Lodge is predicted to reach in Asia within the close to future.
“2018 has been a vastly profitable and rewarding yr for Greatest Western in Asia,” mentioned Ron Pohl, Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer for Greatest Western Resorts & Resorts. “As an organization, we’re at present enterprise probably the most thrilling interval of enlargement in our wealthy 72-year historical past, following the launch of a sequence of ground-breaking model ideas. These embrace Vīb, our cutting-edge higher midscale idea, which can make its debut in Asia in January 2019, and our two latest manufacturers, Sadie Lodge and Aiden Lodge.”
Greatest Western continued to set the usual for worldwide midscale lodging in Asia in 2018, profitable a number of prestigious {industry} awards. The corporate was named as Asia’s “Greatest Mid-Vary Lodge Model” for an unprecedented twelfth consecutive yr on the TTG Asia Journey Awards, and the “Greatest Midscale Lodge Chain” for the fourth yr in a row on the Journey Weekly Asia Readers’ Alternative Awards.
“We’ll now carry our award-winning hospitality to much more company throughout the area,” commented Olivier Berrivin, Greatest Western Resorts & Resorts’ Managing Director of Worldwide Operations – Asia. “With our expanded portfolio of industry-leading manufacturers, Greatest Western is able to serve company and builders in virtually each sector of the market. Within the coming months and years, we are going to launch excellent new lodges and resorts in key strategic markets all throughout Asia, together with Thailand, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines.”
In complete, Greatest Western now operates a portfolio of 56 lodges and resorts throughout Southeast Asia and Japan, providing greater than 5,000 rooms. This region-wide stock is ready to greater than double within the coming years, with over 6,800 snug and up to date rooms set to open throughout Asia. In complete, Greatest Western has 37 lodges in its Asian pipeline, overlaying seven of the corporate’s 13 industry-leading manufacturers.

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Greatest Western Resorts & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a privately held lodge model with a world community of 4,200* lodges in additional than 100* international locations and territories worldwide. Greatest Western gives 11 lodge manufacturers to go well with the wants of builders and company in each market: Greatest Western®, Greatest Western Plus®, Greatest Western Premier®, Vīb®, GLō®, Govt Residency by Greatest Western®, BW Premier Assortment®, and BW Signature CollectionSM by Greatest Western; in addition to its not too long ago launched franchise choices: SureStay® Lodge by Greatest Western, SureStay Plus® Lodge by Greatest Western and SureStay Assortment® by Greatest Western. Now celebrating greater than 70 years of hospitality, Greatest Western offers its hoteliers with international operational, gross sales and advertising assist, and award-winning on-line and cell reserving capabilities. Greatest Western continues to set {industry} information concerning awards and accolades, together with 64 % of the model’s North American lodges incomes a TripAdvisor® Certificates of Excellence award in 2017, Enterprise Journey Information® rating Greatest Western Plus and Greatest Western primary in upper-mid-price and mid-price lodge manufacturers, and Greatest Western receiving seven consecutive Dynatrace® Better of the Internet awards for its main lodge web site. Greatest Western has additionally gained 9 consecutive AAA®/CAA® Lodging Accomplice of the 12 months awards, recognizing the model’s dedication to offering distinctive service and nice worth to AAA/CAA’s practically 58 million members within the U.S. and Canada. Greatest Western-branded lodges had been high ranked in J.D. Energy’s 2017 North America Lodge Visitor Satisfaction Index Examine – rating first in breakfast (meals and beverage class) for midscale; and second in general visitor satisfaction. Over 32 million vacationers are members of the model’s award-winning loyalty program Greatest Western Rewards®, one of many few applications through which members earn factors that by no means expire and might be redeemed at any Greatest Western lodge worldwide. Greatest Western’s partnerships with AAA/CAA and Harley-Davidson® present vacationers with thrilling methods to work together with the model. By its partnership with Google® Road View, Greatest Western is the primary main firm of its measurement and scale to launch a digital actuality expertise for purchasers, setting a brand new {industry} normal and reinventing how company view lodges.
* All Greatest Western and SureStay-branded lodges are independently owned and operated.
* Numbers are approximate, could fluctuate, and embrace lodges at present within the growth pipeline.