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SureStay Plus Hotel® by Best Western Macon West Makes Its Debut in

first_imgMacon, Georgia (September 10, 2019) – The SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Macon West has opened its doors in Macon, Georgia, and invites travelers to experience one of the newest hotel brands in the industry – the SureStay Hotel Group®. The SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Macon West will provide guests with an experience they can count on and the amenities today’s travelers have come to expect. The SureStay® service promise reflects the brand and the hotel’s commitment to providing quality service and value to its guests. Located at 140 Plantation Inn Dr., Macon, Georgia, the interior-corridor hotel with an elevator features 52 well-appointed guest rooms and one suite, all with a flat-screen television, microwave, coffee maker and mini fridge. The 100 percent smoke-free SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Macon West also offers an indoor heated pool, fitness center, complimentary hot breakfast, free wireless internet, 550 square-feet of meeting and event space, and a complimentary business center with printing, faxing and scanning capabilities – providing guests with the superior comfort and utmost value they want out of their stay. The property’s location is convenient for guests interested in exploring the nearby area as it is just a short drive from the Macon Centerplex arena, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agriculture Center, International Cherry Blossom Festival, Central City Park, Lake Tobesofkee, Wesleyan College, Middle Georgia State University, Mercer University, and the Robins Air Force Base and corporate offices of Geico Insurance. “We welcome the SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Macon West to one of the fastest growing brands in the industry, SureStay® Hotels,” said Rob Mentnech, Managing Director of SureStay Hotel Group. “We are thrilled to bring this new hotel brand to the bustling area of West Macon and believe this hotel will be an affordable, quality lodging option for travelers in this area.” “We are proud to be joining a hotel brand that has already seen such impressive growth,” said Sunny Patel, Owner and General Manager of the SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Macon West. “Guests at our hotel can be sure they will receive a comfortable stay and exceptional service.” Reservations may be booked by calling (800) 780-7234 or by visiting BestWestern.com.  About Best Western® Hotels & Resorts: 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*. Best Western offers 16 hotel brands 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**. Now celebrating more than 70 years of hospitality, Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales and marketing support, and award-winning online and mobile booking capabilities. Best Western continues to set industry records regarding awards and accolades, including 66 percent of the brand’s North American hotels earning a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award in 2018, Business Travel News® ranking Best Western Plus and Best Western number one in upper-midscale and midscale hotel brands respectively for two consecutive years, and Fast Company honoring Best Western Hotels & Resorts with a spot in the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in the Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality category. Best Western has also won 10 consecutive AAA®/CAA® Lodging Partner of the Year awards, recognizing the brand’s commitment to providing exceptional service and great value to AAA/CAA’s nearly 60 million members in the U.S. and Canada. Best Western-branded hotels were top ranked in breakfast (food and beverage category) by J.D. Power’s 2018 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study – ranking first for midscale; and second for upper midscale. Nearly 40 million travelers are members of the brand’s award-winning loyalty program Best Western Rewards®, one of the few programs in which members earn points that never expire and can be redeemed at any Best Western-branded hotel worldwide. Best Western’s partnerships with AAA/CAA and Google® Street View provide travelers with exciting ways to interact with the brand. Through its partnership with Google Street View, Best Western is the first major company of its size and scale to launch a virtual reality experience for customers, setting a new industry standard and reinventing how guests view hotels. * Numbers are approximate, may fluctuate, and include hotels currently in the development pipeline. **All Best Western, WorldHotels and SureStay branded hotels are independently owned and operated.last_img read more

UK MP urged to quit over holidays funded by Sri Lanka

A British Parliamentarian is facing calls to quit after a watchdog recommended his suspension from the House of Commons for failing to register two family holidays funded by the Sri Lankan Government in 2014, the Belfast Telegraph reported.Democratic Unionist Ian Paisley had already apologised for what he said was his “unintentional failure” to register the hospitality, which he estimated was worth £50,000. The SDLP said Mr Paisley’s position was “untenable”.Party Assembly member Colin McGrath said a 30-day suspension was not enough.“The SDLP will be seeking a recall petition to dismiss Paisley from Westminster, and should this trigger a by-election in North Antrim, Mr Paisley should not challenge the seat again,” he said. Members who are suspended from the Commons for more than 10 days are open to a recall petition.A by-election would be triggered if 10% of the electorate in Mr Paisley’s North Antrim constituency sign that petition. If rubber stamped by Parliament, the suspension will also mean Prime Minister Theresa May will be shorn of one of the 10 DUP MPs propping up her minority government during a period that could see a number of crucial Brexit votes in the House of Commons.Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald said Mr Paisley should do the “honourable thing” and quit.“I think the charges made against him and findings against him are very serious,” she said. The 30-day suspension recommended by a parliamentary watchdog on Wednesday could force Paisley to face a by-election. “I would imagine his constituents in North Antrim, and certainly public opinion across Ireland, would expect that having been sanctioned in the way he’s been sanctioned then he should do the honourable thing and step down.” Politicians from across the political divide in Northern Ireland have called on the high-profile MP to stand down. Alliance Assembly member Paula Bradshaw also urged Mr Paisley to consider his position.“Mr Paisley has let both himself and his constituents down, calling into question his personal integrity and the ability of voters to trust him,” she said.Leader of the Traditional Unionist Voice party Jim Allister called on Mr Paisley to refund the Sri Lankan Government the money it spent on hosting him, accusing the MP of “serious and shameful” breaches of Parliament’s code of conduct.The sanction was outlined by the House of Commons Standards Committee following receipt of the findings of an investigation by the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards.The committee said Paisley, son of late DUP founder the Rev Ian Paisley, had committed “serious misconduct” and his actions “were of a nature to bring the House of Commons into disrepute”.The report, which said the cost of the hospitality may have been “significantly more” than Paisley’s £50,000 estimate, said the Sri Lankan holidays in 2013 included business-class air travel, accommodation at first-class hotels, helicopter trips and visits to tourist attractions for the North Antrim MP and his wider family.The trips also included meeting with Sri Lankan governmental figures.The threshold for registering such hospitality in 2013 was around £660.In March 2014, Paisley wrote to the then prime minister David Cameron to lobby against a proposed United Nations resolution setting up an international investigation into alleged human rights abuses in Sri Lanka.The committee noted that in his letter, the MP did not declare the financial benefits he and his family had received from the Sri Lankan Government during the previous 12 months.Amnesty International Northern Ireland director Patrick Corrigan said: “The real outrage at the heart of this scandal is an MP attempting to have the United Kingdom Government oppose a United Nations investigation into the horrific war crimes committed in Sri Lanka.”The watchdog also recommended that Paisley should now register the holidays with the parliamentary authorities.The recommendations will need to be approved by the House of Commons before being confirmed.The story was first reported by The Daily Telegraph in September 2017, in a report which estimated the cost of the hospitality at £100,000.A statement issued by Paisley’s lawyer on Thursday said: “My client has apologised unreservedly at the outset for his unintentional failure to register the hospitality he received.“While accepting the decision of the House Standards Committee, he nonetheless continues to take issue with the sensationalised report in the Daily Telegraph.“Legal proceedings are being considered.“No further comment will be made until Mr Paisley has addressed the House on Thursday.”A DUP spokesman said: “The party has noted the House of Commons Standards Committee’s report on Ian Paisley MP. These matters will now be considered by the party officers.” (Colombo Gazette) read more

More parking to open for Calgary playoff games

AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email More parking to open for Calgary playoff games North Stampede parking lots open for the Calgary Flames Playoffs by News Staff Posted Apr 18, 2015 5:02 pm MDT Comicon, Cirque de Soleil and a Flames playoff game — parking at the Scotiabank Saddledome is expected to difficult at best on Sunday!To meet the demand, the Stampede is opening extra parking facilities for tomorrow’s game and the rest of the Calgary Flames playoff game days.The extra lots include:On the south side of the Park: Lot 8 by the Erlton LRT Station and Lot 9 on the south side of the Grandstand building.On the north side of the Park: Lots 12, 13, 15 and 24.Infield parking and a shuttle bus will also be provided for guests.Fans are advised to get to the lots early or to avoid the traffic altogether by taking public transit. South Stampede parking lots open for the Calgary Flames Playoffs North Stampede parking lots open for the Calgary Flames Playoffs read more