NEW YORK CITY å—Best Western International, The Worldå‘s Largest Hotel Chainå?, announces the opening of the brand new Best Western Convention Center Hotel in Manhattan. The 11-story hotel is located one-half block from the Jacob Javitz Convention Center on West 38th Street.
The hotel management will be hosting a grand opening event on March 15. The keynote speaker for the event will be the Honorable Sheldon Silver of the New York State Assembly Speaker.
The hotel is owned by Unigroup Hotel LLC under the leadership of John Lam, Keith Lam and Hung Luk. The hotel was designed by Peter F. Poon, P.C.
Catering to the business traveler, the hotel features 83 guestrooms and hotel amenities include a lounge, exercise room and complimentary continental breakfast and newspaper. The hotel is located near New York City attractions such as: Intrepid Sea-Air Space Museum, Penn Station, Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, Broadway shows, Times Square, Radio City Music Hall and Chelsea Piers.
As part of the Best Western brand, the hotel features BestRequests?, 16 of the most frequently requested guest amenities and services. Amenities at the Best Western Convention Center Hotel include complimentary continental breakfast and in-room, high-speed Internet access.
“The Best Western Convention Center Hotel is a prime example of the improved quality and service associated with Best Western,” says Mark Williams, vice president, North American Development for Best Western International. “Our development team has worked hard to bring high profile additions such as this to our brand’s portfolio in key markets with growth opportunity.”
In addition, the hotel will benefit from a worldwide, toll-free reservations system, as well as centralized advertising, marketing, purchasing, quality assurance standards, training and interior design services.
Reservations may be booked by calling the hotel directly at (212) 405-1700 or by calling Best Western International’s 24-hour, toll-free reservations number at (800) WESTERN. Reservations are also available from Best Western International’s Web site.
Best Western International is the world’s largest hotel chain. As of its fourth fiscal quarter ending Nov. 30, the company had 4,053 hotels in 80 countries and territories. Best Western is a membership association of independently owned and operated hotels that provides marketing, reservations and operational support to its members.