Marley Coffee Receives "Endorsed Supplier" Certification from Best Western In-Room Coffee Services and Other Branded Solutions Receive Warm Welcome at Best Western North American Convention Products Showcase
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marley Coffee (OTCBB: JAMN), a sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan roasted gourmet coffee, today announced that Best Western, The World's Biggest Hotel Family®, has named Marley Coffee a Best Western Endorsed Supplier of hotel coffee services.
Marley Coffee was an approved exhibitor at the Best Western North American Convention Products Showcase, held October 10 – 12, 2012 at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. During the event, thousands of independent owners of Best Western hotels had the opportunity to learn about Marley Coffee and meet with co-founder, Rohan Marley.
"Best Western has been in business for 66 years with each hotel independently owned," said Rohan Marley. "It was joyous having the chance to speak with so many owners, to have them experience Marley Coffee, and to see them understand the positive impact serving our coffee can have on their guests. Best Western is a great partner for Marley Coffee and we look forward to taking advantage of this opportunity."
As a Best Western Endorsed Supplier, Marley Coffee is offering a variety of in-room solutions, which include the new Marley Coffee Real Cup (compatible with most models of the popular Keurig brewing system), Single-Serve Pods, and the traditional four cups coffee service found in many hotel rooms. In addition, Marley Coffee showcased an array of other coffee service options, including specialty coffees, traditional coffees, single-serve lobby service, breakfast bar, and branded foodservice.
"We're honored to have been certified as a Best Western Endorsed Supplier and were very pleased by the response we received from owners during our first Products Showcase," said Brent Toevs, CEO, Marley Coffee. "Best Western has more than 4,000 hotels around the world with more than 2,000 in North America, and a growing number of Best Western Plus and Best Western Premier hotels. This is a huge channel for us and we plan on putting substantial resources into growing this division."
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Best Western International, Inc., headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., is a privately held hotel brand made up of more than 4,000* BEST WESTERN®, BEST WESTERN PLUS® and BEST WESTERN PREMIER® hotels in more than 100* countries and territories worldwide. Now celebrating 66 years of hospitality, Best Western welcomes hundreds of thousands of guests nightly. Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales, marketing and promotional support, and online and mobile booking capabilities. More than 15 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 hotel worldwide. The brand's partnerships with AAA/CAA, racecar driver Michael Waltrip, and Harley-Davidson® provide travelers with exciting ways to interact with the brand. Best Western in 2011 was named AAA's and CAA's Hotel Partner of the Year and www.bestwestern.com was named the 2011 Compuware Best of the Web Gold award winner. For more information or to make a reservation, please www.bestwestern.com.
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About Marley Coffee
Marley Coffee (corporate name Jammin Java Corp) is a US-based company that provides premium, artisan roasted coffee to the grocery, retail, online, service, hospitality, office coffee service and big box store industry. Under its exclusive licensing agreement with 56 Hope Road, the company continues to develop its coffee lines under the Marley Coffee brand. Marley Coffee is a fully reporting company quoted on the OTCBB under the symbol JAMN. Learn more at www.MarleyCoffee.com, visit the corporate website at www.JamminJavaCorp.com, join us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/MarleyCoffee, and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/marleycoffee.
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