aris pavlidis

Aristides Pavlidis
Development Director,
Aristides Pavlidis is an experienced hotel executive with 34 years in international chain-hotels like Intercontinental and Le Meridien, some of the most famous local chains like Grecotel, Mamidakis, Capsis and Mitsis Hotels in the islands, north and central Greece.

Aris has also carried his expertise for 5 years, to the services of the Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games «Athens 2004» as Head of the accommodation of 20.000 members of the Olympic Family.

The last 3 years he is working in Best Western Southeastern Europe as Director of Membership Development. He is taking care of the ongoing expansion of the chain in Greece and the Balkans with new affiliate hotels. He is also conducting quality assessments and management consulting to existing hotel-members.

Headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., Best Western® Hotels & Resorts is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of 4,100 hotels in more than 100 countries and territories worldwide.

Best Western offers seven hotel brands to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market: Best Western®, Best Western Plus®, Best Western Premier®, Executive Residency by Best Western℠, Vīb ®, BW Premier Collection® and GLō℠.

Now, celebrating 70 years of hospitality, Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales and marketing support, and online and mobile booking capabilities.
Best Western Southeastern Europe, based in Athens, represents 45 hotels in 25 key destinations in 13 countries.