Praise for Best Western in Yangon’s Chinatown

Yangon (Myanmar) – October 31, 2015 (travelindex) – Best Western International is delighted to announce that after only 6 months of launch, the new hotel in Yangon’s vibrant Chinatown is having outstanding guest reviews praises. The new BEST WESTERN Chinatown Hotel Yangon is located in the heart of this bustling downtown district, close to many of Yangon’s most sought-after attractions.

Combining the distinctive cultural charms of the area with Best Western’s legendary standards of comfort, connectivity and service, BEST WESTERN Chinatown Hotel is already a popular choice for the rising number of international travelers to this dynamic city.

The hotel offers 91 deluxe rooms, all featuring such amenities as flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, mini-bars, tea and coffee making facilities and bathrooms with showers and bathtubs. And as with all Best Western hotels across the world, Wi-Fi is free-of-charge.

BEST WESTERN Chinatown Hotel also provides an array of guest facilities, including an all-day dining restaurant, a bar, fitness center and business center, plus three function rooms able to host both small and large meeting events.

“Myanmar is one the world’s most exciting emerging destinations and we are delighted to launch the BEST WESTERN Chinatown Hotel,” said Ron Pohl, Best Western International’s Senior Vice President of Brand Management & Member Services.

“International visitor arrivals to the country are increasing exponentially, and as Myanmar’s largest city and economic hub, Yangon is at the very heart of this growth. The launch of this exciting hotel will provide travelers with another modern, international accommodation option in the heart of the city’s vibrant Chinatown district.

“With its contemporary style and range of facilities, I am confident BEST WESTERN Chinatown Hotel will become extremely popular with our guests for many years to come,” Mr. Pohl added.

Best Western became one of the first international hotel groups to re-enter Myanmar after it opened up to international community when it launched the BEST WESTERN Green Hill Hotel in Yangon in late 2013. And the company’s growth will continue in the coming months and years, with plans for new hotel openings in the legendary city of Mandalay and the new capital, Nay Pyi Taw.

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Best Western Hotels & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of more than 4,100* hotels in more than 100* countries and territories worldwide. Best Western offers seven hotel brands 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®, BW Premier Collection® and GLo. Now celebrating 69 years of hospitality, Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales and marketing support, and online and mobile booking capabilities. More than 25 million travelers are members of the brand’s award-winning loyalty program Best Western Rewards®, one of the few programs in which members earn points that never expire and can be redeemed at any Best Western hotel worldwide.

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Siriporn Trachoo
Marketing & Communications
Best Western International – Asia
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