Best Western has entered into an
agreement with World Vision, a leading global relief organization,
to use its extensive hotel network throughout Asia to raise funds
to improve the lives of underprivileged children.
Entitled “Best Western Bringing Smiles to our Children”, the
campaign is the latest manifestation of Best Western
International’s annual “Best Western for a Better World” community
support campaign whereby the company’s staff and hotel owners find
different ways to demonstrate their commitment to serving the
communities in which they operate.
Under the agreement, signed on July 28,
2009, guests at Best Western hotels at 43 locations throughout
Asia will be donating US$1 of their bill upon check out
voluntarily to programs arranged by World Vision aimed at raising
the standard of living of underprivileged children, priority in
underprivileged area in Thailand for the first year and following
years to other Asian countries. The first phase of this program
will run from August 1, 2009 to January 31, 2010.
Western in the U.S.A. as well as Best Western Australia & New
Zealand and World Vision have partnered to encourage all Best
Western members, guests, employees, family and friends to sponsor
a child through World Vision’s websites in their designated
pleased with our upcoming partnership with Best Western Asia
Network because we believe that cooperation from the business
sectors like them is very significant and can change lives of
underprivileged children and communities. Today, as Best Western
Asia Network joins hands with World Vision Foundation of Thailand,
we believe that this will bring tremendous difference to our
target communities,” said Mr. Chusak Wuthiraporas, World Vision
Foundation of Thailand’s Executive National Director.
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