Jakarta (Indonesia) – March 20, 2018 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce that its stylish city hotel in Jakarta, Best Western Plus Kemayoran, has been selected as an official hotel of the 2018 Asian Games. Nestled in North Jakarta, just a short distance from the Jakarta International Expo (JIExpo), which will host several events during this year’s Asian Games, Best Western Plus Kemayoran is the ideal place to accommodate event officials, crew members, spectators and journalists.
It is also just a short distance from the official Athlete’s Village, which makes the hotel perfect for other team members, such as coaches and medical assistants. All official guests will be offered complimentary shuttle bus services between the hotel and Asian Games venues.
“We are happy and proud that Best Western Plus Kemayoran has been named as an official hotel of the 2018 Asian Games – a major international sporting event that will be watched by millions of people all around the world,” said Olivier Berrivin, Best Western’s Managing Director of International Operations – Asia.
“With our convenient location, international brand reputation, unrivalled service standards and impressive facilities, including ample function space and complimentary Wi-Fi, Best Western will ensure that all Asian Games officials and team members are given the best possible hospitality, allowing them to perform at the peak of their abilities,” he added.
The 18th Asian Games, which will be known as “Jakarta-Palembang 2018”, is scheduled to take place in the two Indonesian cities from August 18 – September 2, 2018. JIExpo, which is located just 2km from Best Western Plus Kemayoran, will host multiple sporting events including taekwondo, weightlifting, boxing and gymnastics. The hotel is also just 6km from the coastal destination of Ancol, which will host the sailing and jet-skiing competitions.
As an official hotel, Best Western Plus Kemayoran will provide accredited Asian Games officials and team members with accommodation at special residential rates, plus additional support in terms of food, organizational facilities, practice places and shuttle services.
All guests will be able to make use of the hotel’s extensive facilities, including an outdoor swimming pool, modern fitness center, restaurants, sky lounge and spacious function rooms, including a large ballroom.
Best Western Hotels & Resorts is one of several prestigious hotel groups that have been selected by the Asian Games organizers, along with other global brands such as AccorHotels, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Alila Hotels & Resorts, and famous local properties such as the Hotel Borobudur, Jakarta.
The opening ceremony of the 18th Asian Games will take place at the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium in Jakarta on August 18, 2018.
For more information about Best Western Plus Kemayoran and to discover the latest special offers, please visit bestwesternasia.com.
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