Best Western International, Inc. is a hotel chain with over 4,700 hotels in over 100 countries. The chain, with its corporate headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona, operates 17 brands of hotels, each suited to different market segments. Best Western has a long history dating back to 1946 when it was founded by M.K. Guertin. The company has grown to become one of the largest hotel chains in the world. Best Western is known for its commitment to providing quality accommodations and exceptional customer service. The company has won numerous awards for its hotels and its loyalty program, Best Western Rewards.