Best Western Brings Sense of Style to Phuket

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Bangkok — BEST WESTERN International has opened a brand new hotel in Phuket: the stylish BEST WESTERNPatong Beach.

Located close to the heart of Phuket’s main tourist area, less than 1km from the famous white sands of Patong Beach, Junceylon shopping center, and a multitude of bars, restaurants and entertainment venues, this new contemporary hotel offers a range of modern facilities that make the most of its stunning tropical setting.

An outdoor infinity pool overlooks the azure waters of the Andaman Sea, while the light and spacious Mana Restaurant serves up delectable local and international cuisine, with both indoor and outdoor seating. Guests can also relax and enjoy a sunset cocktail at the poolside bar.

Other guest amenities include a fully-equipped fitness center and a business center.

The hotel’s 224 contemporary rooms and suites all come equipped with large 32-inch LCD TVs, comfortable beds, minibars and tea and coffee making facilities. And as with all BEST WESTERN hotels worldwide, Wi-Fi is complimentary throughout the property.

The hotel was officially opened in a ceremony presided over by Glenn de Souza,BEST WESTERN International’s Vice President of International Operations for Asia & Middle East, and Maetapong Upatising, Managing Director of the BEST WESTERNPatong Beach.

“Phuket is the most popular resort destination in Thailand, with more than ten million travelers from every part of the world visiting the island each year, generating billions of baht for the tourism industry,” said Mr. Maetapong.

“The BEST WESTERN Patong Beach Hotel will definitely meet the needs of travelers who seek convenience and great service at a reasonable price. The hotel has been already been welcoming many travelers since its inauguration,” he added.

Mr. de Souza commented that the opening of the BEST WESTERN Patong Beach forms part of a broader expansion strategy for BEST WESTERN International.

“BEST WESTERN Patong Beach Hotel is the 12th hotel for BEST WESTERNInternational in Thailand and the third in Phuket. There are also another two projects under construction in Bangkok and Hua Hin, and they will be ready to welcome guests in 2016. With this expansion, we aim to support the growth of Thailand’s tourism industry,” said Mr. de Souza.

“Thailand has great potential in terms of tourism. With our large portfolio of hotels across the country, we are catering to a new generation of young travelers who seek modern, convenient services at a reasonable price. Thailand is a very attractive value-for-money destination for young travelers and has many tourist attractions to explore, including culture, nature, entertainment and shopping.

“We look forward to welcoming more guests to Thailand in the years to come,” Mr. de Souza concluded.

BEST WESTERN Patong Beach will become BEST WESTERN International’s 12thhotel in Thailand and its third in Phuket, joining the BEST WESTERN PREMIER Bangtao Beach Resort & Spa and BEST WESTERN Phuket Ocean Resort Phuket.

And BEST WESTERN International is also expanding across Southeast Asia, with more than 20 hotels opening in Indonesia, ten in Malaysia and seven in the Philippines, plus other projects in Laos, Vietnam and Myanmar



Best Western International is ‘THE WORLD’S LARGEST HOTEL CHAIN®’, comprising more than 4,000* independently owned and operated hotels in 100* countries and territories worldwide. Offering three distinct brand levels – midscale BEST WESTERN, upscale BEST WESTERN PLUS and luxury BEST WESTERN PREMIER – the company is able to cater for the needs of any business or leisure traveler. Best Western first launched in Asia & the Middle East in 2001 and now covers 27* countries in the region. For hotel owners, Best Western offers a broad range of operational support, including sales, marketing and distribution, with online, mobile and social media booking capabilities. The award-winning Best Western Rewards® guest loyalty program also has 15 million members. For more information or to make a reservation, please visit


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