BWH Hotels has opened 45 new properties globally in the third quarter, expanding its portfolio throughout key markets in Asia, Europe, North America and South America.
The group’s expansive growth of its 19 distinctive brands sees the addition of a range of offerings from luxury to premium economy accommodations, with its Best Western brand continuing to grow from strength to strength.
“We are delighted to offer even more accommodations for travellers to choose from as they prepare for upcoming fall travel,” said BWH Hotels President and Chief Executive Officer, Larry Cuculic.
“We continue to strategically grow our global presence, thoughtfully adding ideal properties in key locations throughout the world. Our new properties serve every type of traveller, from road trippers to world adventurers — the range of BWH Hotels’ properties is endless.”
The group opened 18 properties in North America, 16 across Europe, six in Asia, three in South America and two in Africa.
BWH Hotels’ Asia openings include Alhambra Hotel and Convention, BW Signature Collection in Tasikmalaya, Indonesia; Best Western Plus Metro Clark in Angeles City, Phillipines; Best Western Premier Marvella Nha Trang in Vietnam; SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Cebu City in Philippines; The Sanctuary Resort Pattaya, BW Signature Collection in Pattaya, Thailand; and Villa Fontaine Grand Haneda Airport, WorldHotels Distinctive in Tokyo, Japan.
“It is exciting to see our global expansion continue as we grow our presence in key markets and cities,” said BWH Hotels President, International Operations and WorldHotels, Ron Pohl.
“Seeing the growth in our WorldHotels portfolio is particularly exciting – we are continuing to add exciting and unique properties, such as the Daxton Hotel in Michigan and the Villa Fontaine Grand Haneda Airport in Tokyo. This speaks volumes to our evolving brand and the connections we are establishing as we continue to inspire travellers around the world.”
Following a successful three quarters in 2023, BWH Hotels plans to leverage the momentum to further its growth into 2024.
“We continue to prioritise the rapid expansion of our core brands, boutique hotels and soft collections throughout North America,” said BWH Hotels Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Brad LeBlanc.
“BWH Hotels continues to keep a finger on the pulse of where the industry is shifting to execute our development strategy, and we’re seeing tremendous growth throughout our portfolio.”