Jakarta (Indonesia) – August 3, 2018 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts has celebrated the opening of an exciting new hotel in the heart of Jakarta’s vibrant downtown district. Best Western Senayan Hotel is a modern midscale hotel located on Jalan Asia Afrika, a main thoroughfare in Central Jakarta. This cosmopolitan area is home to multinational companies including Google Indonesia and Citibank, plus luxury lifestyle malls such as Plaza Senayan, which houses top brands like Dior, Gucci and Louis Vuitton.
The hotel is also just moments from the Jakarta Convention Center, which hosts major international events and concerts, and the 76,000-pax capacity Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, which will be the main sporting arena for the 2018 Asian Games.
A new-build hotel and developed by the leading Indonesian company, PT Mandiri Karya Indah Sejahtera, guests are sure to enjoy all that the Best Western Senayan Hotel has to offer. Supported by Best Western’s legendary service standards, the hotel features 137 contemporary rooms, all equipped with comfortable beds, power showers and complimentary Wi-Fi. There is also a selection of triple rooms which are perfect for families.
The hotel’s restaurant serves daily buffet breakfast, followed by a choice of local, pan-Asian and international cuisine throughout the day. For corporate travelers, there is a business corner and six modern meeting rooms.
“The opening of Best Western Senayan Hotel marks another major milestone in the development of our Indonesian portfolio. With its perfect location and international amenities, this excellent hotel becomes an exciting new midscale option in downtown Jakarta. I would like to thank and congratulate PT Mandiri Karya Indah Sejahtera for creating such an impressive project,” commented Olivier Berrivin, Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ Managing Director of International Operations – Asia.
“Indonesia is a key market for Best Western. Following the opening of our fifth property in Bali late last year, and now this exciting new development in Jakarta, we operate a diverse collection of 17 hotels and resorts in the country. We will continue to seek new opportunities bring our industry-leading brands to destinations all across Indonesian archipelago in future,” Olivier added.
Best Western Senayan Hotel becomes the company’s fourth hotel in Jakarta, joining Best Western Mangga Dua Hotel & Residence, Best Western Plus Kemayoran and Best Western Premier The Hive. This means that visitors to Jakarta can now choose from three distinct brands when they travel to the Indonesian capital: classic midscale Best Western, upper-midscale Best Western Plus and upscale Best Western Premier.
The new property also joins a collection of 17 Best Western hotels and resorts across Indonesia, located in key destinations such as Bali, Surabaya, Solo, Bandung, Batam, Makassar, Medan, Manado and Palu.
About Best Western Hotels and Resorts:
Best Western Hotels & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of 4,200* hotels in more than 100* countries and territories worldwide. Best Western offers 11 hotel brands to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market: Best Western®, Best Western Plus®, Best Western Premier®, Vīb®, GLō®, Executive Residency by Best Western®, BW Premier Collection® by Best Western, and BW Signature Collection® by Best Western; as well as its recently launched franchise offerings: SureStay® Hotel by Best Western, SureStay Plus® Hotel by Best Western and SureStay Collection® by Best Western. Now celebrating more than 70 years of hospitality, Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales and marketing support, and award-winning online and mobile booking capabilities. Best Western continues to set industry records regarding awards and accolades, including 66 percent of the brand’s North American hotels earning a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award in 2018, Business Travel News® ranking Best Western Plus and Best Western number one in upper-mid-price and mid-price hotel brands, and Fast Company honoring Best Western Hotels & Resorts with a spot in the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in the Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality category. Best Western has also won nine consecutive AAA®/CAA® Lodging Partner of the Year awards, recognizing the brand’s commitment to providing exceptional service and great value to AAA/CAA’s nearly 58 million members in the U.S. and Canada. Best Western-branded hotels were top ranked in J.D. Power’s 2017 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study – ranking first in breakfast (food and beverage category) for midscale; and second in overall guest satisfaction. Over 35 million travelers are members of the brand’s award-winning loyalty program Best Western Rewards®, one of the few programs in which members earn points that never expire and can be redeemed at any Best Western-branded hotel worldwide. Best Western’s partnerships with AAA/CAA and Google® Street View provide travelers with exciting ways to interact with the brand. Through its partnership with Google Street View, Best Western is the first major company of its size and scale to launch a virtual reality experience for customers, setting a new industry standard and reinventing how guests view hotels.
* All Best Western and SureStay-branded hotels are independently owned and operated.
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Best Western Hotels and Resorts – Asia
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