Phoenix, AZ (December 3, 2018) – Best Western® Hotels & Resorts celebrated the arrival of its modern and energetic boutique brand, GLō®, with a groundbreaking ceremony in McCook, Illinois. Local dignitaries including Cook County Commissioner and McCook Mayor Jeff Tobolski and members of the local media enjoyed a champagne toast and remarks from Best Western President and CEO, David Kong in celebration of the groundbreaking by Manoj Mahapatra, hotel owner and President of Veer Laxmi Inc.
“Best Western has a storied 70-plus-year legacy and over the last few years, we have successfully embarked upon a momentous transformation, earning a reputation as one of the most innovative companies in the hotel industry,” said David Kong, President and CEO of Best Western Hotels & Resorts. “GLō is an essential part of our evolution, combining the trusted service of Best Western with the contemporary design of a fresh new product. We are excited to celebrate the arrival of GLō in McCook, Illinois.”
The GLō McCook will be designed with today’s connected traveler in mind. When it opens in 2020, the hotel will be a welcome addition to the Chicago suburb with 76 guestrooms and a vast array of amenities including a state-of-the-art fitness center, conference center, a large breakfast area and an indoor pool. Ideally located just north of Interstate 55, the property is minutes from the Chicago Midway Airport, the city’s largest zoo and downtown Chicago. McCook, which is nestled in the nation’s second largest county, is also home to many corporate and industrial businesses, making the hotel an ideal location for business and leisure travelers alike.
“We’re incredibly excited to introduce GLō to McCook, as we believe the concept is a unique offering to the Chicago area,” said Manoj Mahapatra, President of Veer Laxmi Inc. “We look forward to providing outstanding service and amenities to travelers seeking a fresh alternative when visiting McCook.”