Best Western Corporate Office AddressBest Western International, Inc.
6201 N 24th Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Contact Best WesternPhone Number: (602) 957-4200
Fax Number: (602) 957-5641
Email: Email Best Western
ExecutivesCEO: David Kong
CFO: Mark Straszynski
COO: Scott Gibson
Best Western History
Best Western was founded in 1946 by hotelier M.K. Guertin as an informal referral system for member hotels.
By 1963, there were 700 member hotels, making them the largest chain in the industry.
In 1964, Canadian hotels were admitted into the association.
In 1977 the company began using the phrase, “world’s largest lodging chain”.
In 1980, Denmark, France, Finland, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland joined the association.
In 1995, the company launches BestWestern.com website. By 2005, the are booking $1 million in reservations per day online.
In 2004, Best Western became the official hotel of Nascar.
Today, Best Western is made up of over 4200 hotels worldwide with nearly half of those in North America.