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Best Western Appoints New Chairman of the Board

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PHOENIX — Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ board of directors has elected Peter Kwong as board chairman.

Kwong previously served as vice chairman of the board and has 35 years of hospitality experience under his belt.

“Mr. Kwong has impressive experience and a deep understanding of our brand,” says David Kong, president and CEO of Best Western Hotels & Resorts. “He is well-regarded among our hoteliers as an innovative, strategic and trusted colleague. I am confident that his expertise will deliver tremendous value to our brand as we continue to enhance our brand image and drive superior revenue to our hotels.”

During his time as a Best Western owner, Kwong has served as a governor for Best Western Hotels & Resorts, as well as a member of the District VI Marketing Co-op and the Best Western Reservation Technology Committee. In 2015, Kwong was elected to the board of directors to represent the interests of hotel owners in District 6, which includes California, Nevada and Hawaii.

“It is an honour to be elected to the position of chairman of the board of directors for Best Western Hotels & Resorts,” says Kwong. “I have spent decades with this brand and have witnessed first-hand the remarkable evolution we’ve made — from the addition of new and relevant brands to the significant property improvements made by our hoteliers. I am thrilled to lead our board of directors during this exciting, transformative time for our brand and look forward to continuing Best Western’s amazing journey in 2020.”

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