BEST Western International (BWI) is busy expanding its Indonesian portfolio, and will open fifteen new hotels in the country by 1Q2013.
The new properties will add some 1,700 keys to BWI’s existing inventory of 623 rooms in the country.
Best Western International Area Development Office (ADO) Indonesia president director, Iwanto Hartojo, said: “We have been operating five hotels in Indonesia since (ADO Indonesia) opened five years ago.”
“We are now expanding, and up till 2013 will open another 15 hotels across Jakarta, Bogor, Semarang, Solo, Bali, Banjarmasin, Samarinda, Palu and Malang.”
Best Western ADO Indonesia corporate director of sales, Bina Sembiring, said: “We now have three hotels in Bali, one in Jakarta and one in Solo, which currently is the only Best Western Premier hotel in Indonesia.
“The new projects underway will see us present in Java, Bali, Kalimantan and Sulawesi. We are also looking to have our footprint in Sumatra.”
Hotels scheduled to open this year include the 140-room Best Western Serpong, 138-room Best Western Premier Galaxy Banjarmasin (South Kalimantan), 272-key Best Western Premier Sun Heritage Bali, and 80-room Best Western Mansion Kuningan, Jakarta.