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News from 2013

2013 Press Releases

1 August 2013   Best Western rebrands two hotels in Tasmania >

Best Western has signed two new hotels formerly operated by Accor’s Mercure group, presenting the rebranded Tasmanian properties as the Best Western Hobart and Best Western Plus Launceston.


15 July 2013   Best Western supports World Vision work in Laos >

This year, as part of Best Western’s global sponsorship with World Vision, Best Western Australasia is looking to raise $28,000 to reach its goal to sponsor a group of 50 children in the community of Laos.


10 July 2013   Tasmanian Hotels Treat Guests with Bed and Breakfast Special >
Ask anyone on the street, “Have you been to Tasmania?” and chances are they’ll tell you it’s one of those places they would love to visit someday. Best Western is giving its guests a reason to turn someday into today; with a special bed and breakfast deal available at all five Tasmanian properties.


2 July 2013   Bar Stellar opens in Sydney tomorrow at Best Western Plus Hotel Stellar >

Recognising a growing industry trend, Best Western Plus Hotel Stellar has answered its guests’ wishes, officially opening its newly refurbished Parisian-style Bar Stellar tomorrow in Sydney.


17 May 2013   Best Western introduces its second Best Western Premier hotel >

Best Western Australasia is proud to introduce its second property to join Australia’s newest Best Western Premier property group: the Best Western Premier The Terrace Hotel, Perth.


13 May 2013   Best Western joins Megan’s Great MS Mowdown as preferred accommodation supplier >

Best Western is proud to be the preferred accommodation supplier for mum of three, Megan Healey, as she kicks off her Melbourne to Sydney charity ride for Megan’s Great MS Mowdown today.


4 February 2013   Best Western properties open for business in QLD >

Best Western properties in Queensland and northern NSW remain open, and have suffered no damage after the devastating floods of the past week.


14 January 2013   BW Lonsdale Motor Inn under new management >

The Best Western Lonsdale Motor Inn is under new management, with a view to improving services and facilities for guests.


10 January 2013   New Best Western opens in Victoria >

Best Western is giving travellers even more accommodation options in Australia with the Best Western Hamilton Lakeside Motel joining the global chain.


10 January 2013   Best Western predicts strong hotel growth in QLD >

Queensland will continue to lead the way in Australian hotel development and growth, with many locations already seeing record visitors in the first month of 2013.