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Publishing Bychelle and BWH Hotel Group Form Australasia Partnership

Publishing ByChelle (PBC), the owner-operators of TrulyAus and TrulyPacific and BWH Hotel Group (BWH)…

Aiden Darling Harbour Opens its Doors With ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions to Ensure Heightened Hotel Security and Guest Experiences

Property blends VingCard Essence locks with VingCard Allure LED panels enabled with Mobile Access…

Aiden Darling Harbour

Tucked away in plain sight in the centre of Pyrmont, Aiden Darling Harbour is all about catering to the modern traveller – who, in this case, is a ship-in-the-night type…

Surestay Collection® by Best Western Arrives in Bangkok

Best Western® Hotels & Resorts has reaffirmed its position as one of Thailand’s leading international hotel groups with the opening of Seekers Finders Rama IV, SureStay Collection by Best Western…

The Aiden hotel review, Sydney: Compact rooms take inspiration from Japan

The recently opened Aiden is a boutique hotel with compact, yet functional rooms and a distinct character and look that belies its branding as a Best Western. There are 88 rooms across six floors…

Inside Sydney’s new “compact hotel” in Darling Harbour

Sydney’s waterfront hub might have once been synonymous with convention center crowds and family-friendly attractions, but a new boutique hotel has put Darling Harbour back on our travel radar…

Boutique Hotel Review – Aiden Darling Harbour

The Aiden boutique hotel Pyrmont gives off a bit of a Brooklyn vibe, looking back at the city skyline over the water. This brand new hotel in an art deco era curvaceous building with schmick black windows carries some Aussie heritage. ..

BWH Hotel Group commits to sustainability

Recognising industry’s environmental and social responsibility BWH Hotel Group joins Sustainable Hospitality Alliance…

BWH Hotel Group joins leading sustainability network, the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

We are very proud to join the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance as an important step in our effort to build…

ARMA summit empowers leaders to ‘get back to growth’

Supersonic travel could be a lot closer than we think, according to a leading airline expert. Speaking at the ARMA’s APAC Revenue Management…

BWH to bring Executive Residency by Best Western brand to Brisbane

BWH Hotel Group (BWH) will debut its Executive Residency by Best Western extended stay brand…

BWH Hotel Group Debuts its Executive Residency by Best Western Brand in Australasia

BWH Hotel Group (BWH) has signed an agreement with ARBT Property Group (ARBT) to debut its Executive Residency by Best Western…

BWH Hotel Group to open Executive Residency in Brisbane in Australasia expansion

est Western Hotel Group (BWH) has partnered with ARBT Property Group to bring the Executive Residency by Best Western brand to Australasia….

Hotels heating up

IHG Hotels & Resorts is continuing its rural expansion with a Crowne Plaza signing on New South Wales’ south coast. Crowne Plaza Shell Cove Marina will be IHG’s first hotel in the region when it opens in 2025 in collaboration with Oscars Group…

AHICE 2022: Top hotel signings and learnings from global leaders

Over 1200 hotel industry professionals descended on Adelaide this week for the 13th annual Australasian Hotel Industry…

Exclusive: BWH to bring long-stay Executive Residency brand to Australasia

BWH Hotel Group is set to bring the Executive Residency by Best Western brand to Australasia..

New Sydney hotel Aiden Darling Harbour has a stunning ‘hidden’ secret

When it comes to boutique hotels there are a few to choose from in Sydney, and now there is a new kid on the block – Aiden Darling Harbour.

Best Western Hobart Update

Best Western Hobart has unveiled an updated new look at its downtown location. Showing off an updated appearance and newly renovated restaurant…

Best Western Hobart Unveils an Updated New Look

Best Western Hobart, located in Hobart’s city centre has reopened to the public showing off an updated look and newly renovated restaurant. .

Living Like a Local

BWH hotels group recently introduced its Boutique hotel concept Aiden to Sydney’s Darling Harbour. With a smart. Considered design And guest experience tailored to the needs of Travellers….

BWH targets ‘bleisure’ travellers with boutique offering

With Australia’s borders open once again and hopes high that tourism will rebound quickly, many hotel groups are investing in soft brands…

Introducing Aiden Darling Harbour:Curious, Characterful and Current

A boutique hotel “built for travellers by travellers” has opened in Sydney, and its proud team are warmly welcoming guests into Aiden Darling Harbour…

BWH Hotel Group Debuts its Executive Residency by Best Western Brand in Australasia

Multi-award winning and Archibald Prize finalist Jessica Le Clerc is no stranger to the new hotel Aiden Darling Harbour…

Rituals bath and body makes Australian hotel debut at Aiden Darling Harbour

Wellbeing has become an increasingly important part of the guest experience in recent years, and, as those in the hospitality…

WorldHotels™ Collection Announces Brand-new Property ‘MW Luxury Halong’ in Vietnam

WorldHotels continues to expand its portfolio in Vietnam with the launch of the brand-new Elite collection hotel in Halong.

International CEOs headline speaker line-up for AHICE 2022

The Australasian Hotel Industry Conference and Exhibition (AHICE), the hotel event where deals get done, returns to Adelaide from May 3-5 in 2022…

Graham Perry – Global Leaders

With government committing to regional infrastructure, developers are looking to invest in accommodation in rural Australia. .

Larry Cuculic – Global Leaders

IN 2022, THERE is hope on the horizon for travel and tourism recovery. That being said, with the emergence…

BWH Hotel Group brings boutique hotel brand”Aiden” to Australia

BWH HOTELS GROUP has introduced its boutique hotel concept Aiden to Sydney’s Darling Harbour…

Aiden Dardling Harbour Opens

A new boutique accommodation option has come online in Sydney, with Best Western’s 88-room Alden Darling Harbour opening its doors in a remodelled Art Deco building just 10 minutes’ ” walk from maior…


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How to get a Best Western Rewards status match

Will your travel plans take you past a Best Western, Aiden by Best Western, GLō or BW Premier Collection hotel? Then make the most of that journey with…

First Aiden launched by Best Western in Australia

With Sydney’s Aiden Darling Harbor, the first hotel by lifestyle brand Aiden, which belongs to the BWH Hotel Group, has opened in Australia.

We got to stay at Aiden Darling Harbour

We got to stay at Aiden Darling Harbour. Source: Yahoo Lifestyle Australia….

Max’ Occupancy kicks off 2022 conference season

After a two-year COVID-induced hiatus, Australia’s Maximum Occupancy Accommodation Industry Conference returns to Sydney on April 5-6, 2022.

New hotels: Aiden Darling Harbour, Lyf one-north Singapore, and more

The inaugural opening marks the debut of the Aiden by Best Western brand in Australasia….

The Future is Bright for BWH Hotel Group

The pandemic has irreversibly changed many aspects of our lives and the way we live, including how we work, shop, play and travel. We now think differently…

Sydney’s Newest Boutique Neighborhood Hotel Aiden Darling Harbour Now Open

Sydney has an exciting new boutique hotel built for travellers by travellers and inspired by the people…

Hotel Aiden Darling Harbour – Sydney’s Newest Boutique Hotel

Sydney has an exciting new boutique hotel built for travellers by travellers and inspired by the people, produce and past of its local neighbourhood…

Keeping it local: Aiden Darling Harbour celebrates the best of Sydney

BWH Hotels Group has introduced its boutique hotel concept Aiden to Sydney’s Darling Harbour…

Best Western® Hotels & Resorts Launches Pay with Points for Best Western Rewards® Members

Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ (BWHR) award-winning loyalty program – Best Western Rewards (BWR®)…

New Sydney Hotels: 2021 and 2022’s Latest Ways to Stay

The new Sydney hotels you need to know in 2021 and 2022 including some Australian firsts we can’t wait to welcome to the Harbour city…

WorldHotels Invitation to Independent Hoteliers

Momentum behind BWH Hotel Group’s WorldHotels Collection continues to grow with the celebration of the brand’s 50th anniversary in June 2021…

How’s your hotel stay going to be different in 2022?

Lockdowns are over for most of the country, things are slowly going back to normal. Or are they are? The world has changed during the pandemic…

WorldHotels™ Collection Welcomes Layan Green Park in Phuket, Thailand to Distinctive collection

Layan Green Park is the first new construction in Thailand…

WorldHotels™ Collection Celebrates Significant Milestones of Members Across Asia Pacific

Meaningful experiences have always been at forefront of WorldHotels Collection promise…

BWH slashing costs streamlining hotel efficiency

If the pandemic taught us anything, especially prior to JobKeeper and its subsequent variations, it was finding ways to stretch our budgets …

Sydney’s Newest Boutique Hotel Aiden Darling Harbour To Open December 2021

Be the first to stay in the much-anticipated luxury boutique hotel, Aiden Darling Harbour when it opens in Sydney…

Book your next holiday and save with these 50 incredible deals

A bonanza of travel deals has welcomed Aussie travellers emerging from almost two years of lockdown. With most Australian borders tipped to open by…

Post-lockdown era sees new hotels opening in Sydney, NSW

One sure way to re-engage with travel in the brave new post-lockdown world is to stray not too far from home. For Sydneysiders, that’s fortunately…

Sydney’s Newest Lifestyle Hotel Aiden Darling Harbour Opens 1 December

The much-anticipated luxury lifestyle hotel, Aiden Darling Harbour opens in Sydney on 1 December 2021…

Sydney’s newest hotel offers glimpse into post pandemic focus on hygiene

Aiden Darling Harbour is set to open on December 1 marking the inaugural Aiden by Best Western hotel in Australasia…

Aiden Darling Harbour debut

THE Best Western-affiliated Aiden Darling Harbour hotel will open in Sydney on 01 Dec after originally being scheduled to open last month. Boasting 88 rooms, the hotel offers guests free wi-fi…

BWH Hotel Group announces new president and CEO

BWH Hotel Group has appointed Lawrence (Larry) M. Cuculic as president and CEO starting in December. Larry brings tremendous experience from..

Best Hotels for Sydney New Year’s Eve Fireworks to say goodbye 2021 and hello 2022

We’re being told that by Christmas Australians will be able to travel out of the country again without special…

Is BA Executive Club membership worth it for Australian travellers?

After an 18-year pause on new membership applications from Australian-based travellers, British Airways’ Executive Club frequent flyer program…

Best Western’s David Kong to retire as CEO after 17 years

BWH Hotel Group announced Monday that President and CEO David Kong will be retiring at the end of the year. His successor will be announced…

BWH Hotel Group® President & CEO David Kong announces retirement

BWH Hotel Group announced today that David Kong, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be retiring at the end of 2021…

Exclusive: Technology working to purify air we breath in hotels

Throughout the pandemic, significant effort has gone into not just how often spaces are cleaned and the equipment used, but also how they stay clean…

15 Minutes with Graham
Perry

The countdown is nearing its crescendo to the Australasian debut of one of the industry’s most exciting new brands to arrive on local shores…

BWH brings WorldHotels Crafted Collection to Australasia

The independent hotel group has made its way to Australasia, with hoteliers invited to align their luxury crafted guest experience within the brand…

Quarantined Samoan workers sing from Hobart hotel balconies

A mystery musician inspired a spontaneous concert for Samoan guests undergoing isolation in a Hobart quarantine hotel. The hotel rooms were filled with…

Exclusive: Regional tourism boom will continue after pandemic, says Perry

In an exclusive column, BWH Hotel Group Australasia MD, Graham Perry, says the boom for regional Australia…

Kendall Hill checks out Australia’s hottest new accommodation options

Despite the chaos in the travel industry these past 18 months there’s one sector seemingly unfazed by the uncertainty…

Sydney’s Aiden Hotel to install ClariqAir’s hydroxyl technology to combat spread of coronavirus

The deal with Aiden Hotel shows the massive potential for ClariqAir’s technology, as businesses become more…

BWH’s Aiden makes Australian debut in Sydney

BWH Hotel Group will debut its lifestyle brand, Aiden by Best Western, in the Australian market in the form of a boutique property located in…

BWH launches lifestyle brand down under

BWH Hotel Group, the parent of Best Western Hotels & Resorts, WorldHotels Collection, and SureStay Hotel Group, has launched its newest lifestyle…

BWH Hotel Group continues to build sales army

Karl Corkhill has joined the team at BWH Hotel Group as its new Sales Manager as the company continues to build its new-look Sales force to help…

BWH readies for regional recovery with new executive

Jeanelle Witton-Smith has been recruited by BWH Hotel Group as its new National Sales Manager, the company announced…

Best Western Plus bolsters with Bolton in Wagga

Wagga Wagga’s family-owned and run Bolton on the Park hotel has joined the BWH Hotel Group portfolio in an effort to help the property expand…

Hotelier Profile: Best Western Australasia’s Graham Perry

HM grabs a drink with Best Western Australasia’s Managing Director, Graham Perry, who opens his book on a funny yarn from his early days in hospitality…

More than 40 Australasia Best Western hotels recognised at Tripadvisor awards

A total of 42 Best Western Hotels & Resorts hotels across Australasia have received the covetede…

Karratha hotel performing strongly amidst Covid-19 climate

In a period of significantly decreased hotel occupancies and closures across Australia, Best Western Plus The Ranges, in Karratha, WA, has defied expectations to record…

‘Everything had changed’, Best Western Australasia stays nimble in Covid-19 crisis

Best Western Australasia has introduced a wide range of new initiatives to enable its 100 hotels across Australia and…

Status quo no longer relevant: How Best Western is supporting its hotels through COVID-19

Best Western Australasia Managing Director Graham Perry says quick and immediate action has helped…

BWH Hotels lifts COVID-19 burdens from franchisees

Best Western Australasia has opened up on initiatives it has implemented in recent months to support franchisees struggling under the weight of the COVID-19…

“Everything changed literally overnight,”

Best Western Australasia adapted quickly to recent events and its innovative response sees the business supporting its hotels and their local communities…

Today’s Best Western The Place to Be.

A trusted brand that evokes smiles and memories of family holidays, Best Western Hotels & Resorts has…

Australian Hotels Ravaged By Bushfires Woo Guests Back

In mid-December, occupancy rates at the luxury Fairmont Resort & Spa in the Blue Mountains near Sydney…

Australia on Fire: What the Continent’s Catastrophic Blazes

The author of “Frommer’s Australia” surveys the damage from this season’s devastating wildfires…

Best Western’s New Hotel & Support For Regional Australia

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has added the idyllic South Coast NSW Resort, Lincoln Downs Resort in Batemans Bay…

BWH Group signs second Signature property of 2019

Regional investment fund and hotel management firm, Mandala Asset Solutions, has migrated…

Best Western’s New Hotel & Support For Regional Australia

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has added the idyllic South Coast NSW Resort, Lincoln Downs Resort in Batemans Bay…

BWH Group signs second Signature property of 2019

Regional investment fund and hotel management firm, Mandala Asset Solutions, has migrated…

Status quo no longer relevant: How Best Western is supporting its hotels through COVID-19

Best Western Australasia Managing Director Graham Perry says quick and immediate action has helped…