Five New Best Westerns Added in India

DEHLI - Best Western, THE WORLD`S LARGEST HOTEL CHAINå®, has signed five news hotels in India. The hotels are located in Pune, Cochin, Varanasi, Madurai and Gandhidham. With the new additions, Best Western now has 18 hotels in India and seven in South Asia and Middle East.
Best Western The Pride Hotel, one of the leading five-star luxury hotels in Pune, offers a wide range of experience in luxury and comfort with 108 rooms.
Mr. S.P. Jain, chairman, Pride Hotels said, “What had appealed to us for business affiliation with Best Western is the conjunction of the best of international services, that too at competitive costs. Indian hoteliers today are capable of managing their operations. What they need to compliment their business is the power of a strong brand. Competition in this industry is becoming intense and a seasoned hotelier wants to be associated with a recognized brand that would help increase their market share. It is a wise business proposition to get associated with the internationally acclaimed brand to gain a winning edge over competitors in the business-starved market.”
Best Western Avenue Regent, Cochin is a four-star hotel with 54 well-appointed rooms, ideally located in the city center. The spacious lobby, in sparkling marble and granite, exudes a welcome with the promise of comfort and class.
Best Western Germanus, Madurai, a former Days Inn property, is located in the heart of the city and offers 81 luxuriously appointed rooms.
Best Western Hindusthan International, Varanasi is a four-star, 90 room property located at Maldahiya in the heart of the city.
Best Western Chandan Hotel, Gandhidham is a three-star, 32-room hotel located near Kandla port and caters to corporate and business travelers.
The hotels have a professional, state of the art business center with telex, fax, copying, typing and secretarial facilities. Exotic fare from the multi-cuisine restaurant, 24-hour coffee shop, a cozy bar and numerous Indian food festivals promise to give guests a rich taste of India. The hotels also offer the grandeur and efficiency of conference facilities and banquets. Facilities for the disabled, 24-hour room service, internet, IDD in rooms, non smoking rooms, self parking facilities and arrangements for fishing and golfing make the hotel an ideal retreat.
Mr. Anand S. Gupta, president and CEO, Best Western Hotels in India, expressed his satisfaction over the affiliation. “Best Western is concentrating more on affiliating with quality hotels located in prominent business and leisure destinations that well cater to the needs of the business traveler and pleasure seeking tourist alike.” He believes that although growth is not the sole indicator of a company`s success, it is certainly a benchmark that clearly indicates long-term value and consumer acceptance.
The members benefit from Best Western`s worldwide toll-free reservation system, as well as 37 sales offices, six general sales agents and five central reservation offices around the world, quality assurance standards, training and support services. The member hotels are available on all airline systems and major travel websites. Best Western strives to build guest loyalty for its member hotels with Gold Crown Club International - its frequent marketing program, travel agency consortia, Global FIT, Groups Online and Best Business Worldwide programs along with participation in major international trade fairs.
Reservations may be booked by calling Best Western reservation offices in Delhi and Mumbai or by calling our toll-free reservations number. Reservations are also available from Best Western International`s website at
As part of the Best Western brand, the hotel features BestRequests?, 16 of the most frequently requested guest amenities and services including direct dial telephone, color television in every room, 24-hour room service, laundry service etc.
Best Western International is THE WORLD`S LARGEST HOTEL CHAIN® with more than 4,000 hotels in 80 countries and territories. It is a membership association of independently owned and operated hotels that provides marketing, reservations and operational support to its members.