Best Western International was founded in 1946 in Phoenix, Arizona. Today it is represented in over 80 countries around the world with over 4,000 hotels all independently owned and managed.
The British story started in 1967 with Interchange Hotels who joined with Consort Hotels in 1999 to start the British arm of the Best Western brand. Interchange and Consort Hotels remains today as the parent company of the Best Western GB brand.
Best Western guests are invited to join Best Western Rewards®, a global loyalty programme which rewards spend on Best Western stays worldwide, leading to upgrades, complimentary stays, upgrade and check-in/check-out benefits and other discounts.