World Luxury Hotel Awards for Best Western The Haven Ipoh

Ipoh (Malaysia) – October 29, 2015 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels & Resorts is celebrating after its new luxury resort in Malaysia, Best Western Premier The Haven Ipoh, picked up two prestigious honors at the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2015.

This five-star hotel, which officially opened late last year, was named as the global winner in the Luxury Family All- Inclusive Hotel category, and as Asia’s best Luxury Hotel in the Scenic Environment category.

This marks the first time a hotel in the Malaysian state of Perak has been awarded a global honor at the World Luxury Hotel Awards. The awards were presented to Best Western Premier The Haven Ipoh in a glittering gala ceremony held at the Harbour Grand Hong Kong on October 24th, 2015.

“To be named as the world’s best luxury family hotel is a truly outstanding achievement for Best Western Premier The Haven Ipoh, and for our entire company,” said Olivier Berrivin, Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ Managing Director of International Operations – Asia.

This honor reflects the fantastic work accomplished by the hotel’s entire team since Best Western Premier The Haven Ipoh opened. To have gained global recognition so quickly is testament to the quality of this hotel, and the superb professional standards achieved by its entire staff.

“It is also a reflection of the success of Best Western’s “new generation” of hotels in Asia, which are redefining our company and the industry. We look forward to continuing the success of Best Western Premier The Haven Ipoh across Asia in the coming years,” Mr. Berrivin added.

It is easy to understand by Best Western Premier The Haven Ipoh was named Asia’s best luxury hotel in the Scenic Environment category; this stunning, contemporary hotel is surrounded by a glorious natural landscape of lush rainforest and rolling hills. The hotel maximizes these natural assets with a series of outdoor facilities and activities, including a dramatic four-level swimming pool, tropical gardens, a jogging track and picnic areas.

To be named the world’s best luxury hotel in the Family category reflects Best Western Premier The Haven Ipoh’s focus on providing the best possible experience for guests of all ages. As well as plentiful outdoor space, which provides a wonderfully safe and secure environment for children to enjoy, the hotel also offers badminton and tennis courts and a children’s playground.

Best Western Premier The Haven Ipoh is one of four Best Western hotels in Malaysia, along with Best Western i-City Shah Alam, Best Western Petaling Jaya and Best Western Sandakan Hotel & Residence.

About Best Western Hotels & Resorts:
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.

Best Western Asia first launched in Bangkok in 2001 and now covers 15* countries in the region, with more than 100 hotels in operation and in the pipeline. For hotel owners, Best Western Asia offers a broad range of operational support,technical service support, Sales& marketing and distribution, with online, mobile and social media booking capabilities. To learn more about a specific hotel or discover other Best Western hotels across the region, visit

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Media contact:
Siriporn Trachoo
Marketing & Communications
Best Western International – Asia
Tel: +66 2 656 1260

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