Celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, Phoenix-based Best Western International is a membership association that brings independent hotel owners together to promote their properties and increase profitability. In 2015, the company launched Vīb, a boutique concept targeted at urban markets, and GLō, a similar concept targeted at secondary markets.
• Cost per key | Best Western: $66,000; BW Plus: $73,000; BW Premier: $103,000; Vīb & GLō: $65,000
• Ownership Split | 1,852 properties (149,938 rooms) independently owned and operated (United States)
• Rewards Program | Best Western Rewards
• Contact | bestwesterndevelopers.com