Media Centre

Welcome to the press and media page for BWH Hotel Group – home to the latest news from the largest collection of independently owned and brilliantly different hotels in Great Britain. Use this page to browse our recent press releases and news from our brands. Please send all media enquiries to [email protected].

BWH Hotel Group Key Facts

  • BWH Group is a brilliantly different collection of independent hotels proudly giving a personal welcome to guests for over 70 years
  • We have almost 300 hotels in GB, with over 15,000 bedrooms to choose from
  • There are over 15 hotel brands in our group portfolio, to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market. Best Western branded hotels include Best Western®, Best Western Plus®, Best Western Premier®, Executive Residency by Best Western®, Vīb®, GLō®, Aiden, Sadie, BW Premier Collection®, and BW Signature Collection®. Through recent acquisition, Best Western now also offers WorldHotels® Luxury, WorldHotels Elite and WorldHotels Distinctive brands. Completing its portfolio, Best Western offers  SureStay®,  SureStay Plus®, and SureStay Collection® franchises
  • Every Best Western hotel is independently owned and managed and crammed full of its own personality, giving customers a whole host of choices. From castles to coaching inns, sea views to mountain views and modern to listed buildings, the only thing that is the same is our commitment to the quality, value and standards of service that every guest receives
  • BWH Group is a retained-profit membership organisation that helps hotels maintain their independence. Committed to representing the views of its independently owned member hotels, we tackle key industry issues on their behalf, including the effects of Government policies and legislation, industry changes and environmental impact on the heartbeat of the Great British hospitality industry. Never has is been more important for this voice than throughout this time of uncertainty and unprecedented hardship for independent hoteliers.
  • Best Western Hotels & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of approximately 4,500 hotels in nearly 100 countries and territories worldwide

* Numbers are approximate, may fluctuate, and include hotels currently in the development pipeline.

Andrew Denton

Head of Creative, Brand and Communications

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Sophie Proffitt

PR and Communications Manager

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February 2024

BWH Hotels GB is delighted to announce that Robert Alley, former Chief Operating Officer of Roomzzz and more recently international vice president for Synergy serviced accommodation, has joined the business in a new executive role as Brand Development Director.

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February 2024

BWH Hotels GB proudly announces the winners of the 2024 BWH Hotels GB Awards, recognising hotels that showcase exceptional engagement, a commitment to improvement, adaptability, and a passion for guest satisfaction. These prestigious awards, sponsored by WedPro by WeddingDates, were unveiled at a ceremony attended by 200 esteemed guests at Celtic Manor, marking a highlight of the BWH Hotels GB Annual Members Conference.

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