First Best Western Flagged in Macedonia

PHOENIX—Best Western International announces the opening of the company’s first hotel in Republic of Macedonia (formerly Yugoslavia). The Best Western Hotel Turist in the city of Skopje.

The four-star hotel is located city-center near popular businesses and shopping. The hotel features 74 guestrooms and suites, a restaurant, snack bar, conference facilities and business and fitness centers. The hotel plans to cater to business travelers.

“We are proud to welcome the Best Western Hotel Turist,” says Suzi MacDonald, vice president, International Operations for Best Western International. “We are confident they will be an impressive addition to Best Western’s portfolio of quality hotels.”

As part of the Best Western brand, the hotel features BestRequests?, 14 of the most frequently requested guest amenities and services including: data port connections in all guest rooms, iron and ironing boards (in-room or upon request), hair dryers, coffee/tea makers in all rooms, 20 percent designated non-smoking rooms, complimentary toiletries available upon request (razors, toothpaste, shaving cream, sewing kits), bottled or canned water available on-site, photo copies available on-site during business hours, queen-sized beds in a minimum of 10 percent of rooms, clock in all guest rooms, in-room music, upgraded shampoo size and at least one English speaking TV channel at international locations.

In addition, the hotel will benefit from a worldwide, toll-free reservations system, as well as national advertising, marketing, public relations and quality assurance standards.


Reservations may be booked 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 at

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.