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News from 2015

2015 Press Releases


2 December 2015 20% off Best Western Hotels and Resorts plus WIN a 5 night stay >

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has launched a summer sale offering a 20 per cent discount on stays booked by December 20 for a minimum of two nights. Plus, all bookings made on the discount rate will earn 1,000 bonus Best Western Rewards points and go into the draw to win a 5 night stay at the Sunshine Coast’s new Best Western Plus Oceanside Kawana Hotel.


2 December 2015 Best Western Australasia’s longest serving CEO, Rob Anderson retires >

Best Western Australasia’s longest serving chief executive and industry veteran, Rob Anderson has announced his retirement this week. Anderson served under the Motel Federation of Australia and Best Western banners for nearly 30 years as a hotel member, director, chairman/president and was elected to the chief executive role in 2005.


24 November 2015 Best Western Plus Oceanside Kawana Hotel Readies for Grand Opening >

Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ $15million new-build Best Western Plus Oceanside Kawana Hotel will become the Sunshine Coast’s only full service corporate hotel after its grand opening on November 26.


18 November 2015 Best Western adds Hunter Valley hotel >

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has expanded its Hunter Valley network with the 4-star Best Western Hunter Gateway in Rutherford, NSW.


12 November 2015 Best Western launches new mobile website and apps >

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has upgraded its mobile presence with the launch of a new set of apps.


30 September 2015 Best Western Reveals Completely New Look to Showcase Decade of Success >

Best Western has announced a major rebrand of the business, unveiling a new family of logos and the company name ‘Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ to more accurately reflect the quality and variety of its accommodation offerings.


9 September 2015 Sommelier cellarbrates triple wine wins for Best Western Premier Terrace Hotel >

Perth-based sommelier Antonio Vilaca had reason to celebrate last Friday night (4 Sept), when he was awarded the ‘Food and Beverage Associate’ for 2015 at the annual HM Awards ceremony held at Sydney Town Hall.


1 September 2015 Best Western announces award winning hotels >

Twelve Best Western hotels were awarded for accommodation and service excellence at the Best Western Australasia Convention held in Bali recently.


31 August 2015 Best Western stages successful Bali convention >

Best Western Australasia recently held its annual member convention at Best Western Premier Sunset Road Kuta in Bali.


28 August 2015 Become a Best Western Rewards Points Millionaire: Win 1 million hotel loyalty points >

Best Western is giving one lucky member of its hotel loyalty program, Best Western Rewards the chance to win one million rewards points.


8 May 2015 Best Western Rewards Hotel Loyalty Program Honoured at 2015 Freddie Awards>

Best Western Rewards has been voted the “Up and Coming Program of the Year” in the Middle East and Asia/Oceania category of the 2015 Freddie Awards.


6 May 2015 Free Breakfast deal at Best Western >

From 6 May until 30 June 2015, guests can book the special rate which gives them a free continental breakfast.


17 February 2015 Best Western Donates $30,000 to World Vision Project in Laos >

Best Western Australasia, part of the World’s Biggest Hotel Family, has donated $30,000 to World Vision Australia to provide better education and health resources for fifty children living in rural Laos.


3 February 2015 Best Rewards for Business Travel: Stay 3, Get One Free Night >

Guests who stay three separate times before April 30 at hotels and apartments in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji will receive a free night voucher to spend at any Best Western property worldwide.


2 February 2015 Score a Wicket Deal at Best Western >

Cricket fanatics can score a discount on their accommodation when travelling with Best Western during the ICC Cricket World Cup.


15 January 2015 New Year, New Global Initiatives at Best Western >

Best Western Australasia finished 2014 with its biggest ever year in sales, 27% growth of its loyalty program Best Western Rewards and record revenue delivered to hotel members.



To read press releases from earlier years, please visit our BW Archives page.