Hotels Best Western to debut Vib brand in Bangkok in 2018 By Danny King / February 24, 2016 Share 1 -- Bangkok's first hotel under Best Western's Vib lifestyle brand will open in early 2018.The hotel will be developed by Matasiri Co. The property, which is scheduled to break ground in June, will have 89 rooms and will be located within walking distance of the Sanam Pao BTS skytrain station.Best Western in 2014 unveiled Vib (short for "vibrant"), saying the brand will be targeted toward young urban travelers. The hotels will have large lobbies, gaming pods and smart TVs in guestrooms that will be able to stream content.Best Western's first Vib properties are slated to open in Chicago and Miami this year. In addition, hotels are also on tap for Los Angeles; the New York City borough of Staten Island; Little Rock, Ark.; and Springfield, Mo.In Asia, there are Vib properties slated for Seoul, South Korea; and Vientiane, Laos.