Mr. Ishwar Naran

President & CEO

Mr. Naran founded Premier Resorts and Management, Inc. in 1994, and has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He has developed, acquired, and managed over 20 hotels, and more than 2,000 hotel rooms throughout his career.

Mr. Naran is well versed in all facets of the hospitality industry, and as President & CEO, he oversees each sector of PRM, including, but not limited to, acquisitions, development, operations, and sales. He is a bottom line, results oriented professional.

Mr. Ishwar Naran is a Director on the Best Western International, Inc. (“Best Western”) Board of Directors.  He was elected to this position in April 2016.  As a Best Western Director, he is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the company with regard to its 4,000 Best Western branded hotels in over 100 countries and territories worldwide.  He is also responsible for the establishment of Best Western’s policies and oversight of Best Western’s budget and the operations of the company, including but not limited to membership development and enforcement of brand standards.

Mr. Naran earned his degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Birla Visshva Karma Mohvidyala in India, and earned his MS in Civil Engineering from Penn State University.