Wyndham names Thailand team leader

September 29, 2017 by  
Filed under News, People, Thailand

PHUKET, 29 September 2017: Wyndham Hotel Group Southeast Asia and Pacific Rim named Scott Walton as area general manager, Thailand, effective this month.

He will be based in Phuket and responsible for Wyndham’s portfolio of mixed-use hotels in the country.

The US group manages two hotels on the island, Wyndham Grand Phuket Kalim Bay and Wyndham Sea Pearl Resort Phuket, where he will take on the additional role of general manager overseeing the day-to-day operations of the resort. Read more

Wyndham franchise for Busan hotel

September 20, 2017 by  
Filed under Hospitality, News, North Asia

BUSAN, South Korea 20 September 2017: Wyndham Hotel Group introduced its first Ramada Encore hotel in Busan with the opening of Ramada Encore Busan Haeundae.

Located in the heart of South Korea’s second largest city, the newly built 402-room hotel, will operate under a franchise agreement with Korea Development Group that has hired Styleloft Global Corporation to manage the hotel in a separate deal to the Wyndham franchise

Wyndham Hotel Group signed deals on Howard Johnson Jeju Seogwipo Harbor, Ramada Jeju City Hall, and Howard Johnson Jeju Hotel Yeondong earlier this year. Read more

Ramada to open in downtown Phuket

August 25, 2017 by  
Filed under Hospitality, News, Thailand

PHUKET, 25 August 2017: Wyndham Hotel Group confirmed, Wednesday, a franchise agreement on a brand new Ramada hotel due to open on Phuket island in 2018.

Ramada Plaza Chaofah Phuket, owned and developed by Southern Star Hotel Co Ltd, an affiliate of the CAS Group, will have 270 room.

Management of the property has been sub-contracted by the owner to Kosmopolitan Hospitality a start-up hotel management company headquartered in Bangkok. Read more

Wyndham signs Phu Quoc resort

August 10, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Vietnam

PHU QUOC, VIETNAM, 10 August 2017: Wyndham Hotel Group has signed a new Wyndham Garden branded resort slated for development on the island of Phu Quoc, Vietnam.

The Wyndham Garden Phu Quoc is scheduled for completion in 2020 giving the US-based hospitality three properties in Vietnam. The other two are in Halong Bay and Danang.

The 150-key all-villa resort will be located in Duong To Commune close to Phu Quoc’s Bai Truong, the longest beach on the island. Read more

Wyndham grows in Perth

June 29, 2017 by  
Filed under News, PACIFIC

PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 29 June 2017: Wyndham Hotel Group is strengthening its presence in Western Australia with the announcement of its third Perth hotel, set to open in late 2018, and its first for Perth under the company’s Wyndham brand.

Situated on the corner of the Great Eastern Highway and Fitzroy Road, Wyndham LUX Perth will offer 120 rooms. Facilities include a swimming pool, gym, meeting rooms, a restaurant and a rooftop bar with views of the Swan River.

The hotel is located  6 km  Perth’s CBD, the WA Cricket Ground and Perth Stadium, and is within walking distance of the Swan River and Crown Casino. Read more

Wyndham creates Trademark

June 9, 2017 by  
Filed under AMERICAS, Hospitality, News

PARSIPPANY, NEW JERSEY, 9 June 2017: Wyndham Hotel Group launched, earlier this week, its latest brand The Trademark Hotel Collection.

Trademark is designed for independent entrepreneurs who have three to four-star hotels and will be introduced first in the US. Read more

Wyndham expands fast in Bali

March 21, 2017 by  
Filed under Indonesia, News

BALI, 21 March 2017: Wyndham Hotel Group has expanded its portfolio in Bali with the launch of its upper-midscale brand, Wyndham Garden.

The 155-room Wyndham Garden Kuta Beach Bali, previously known as Kuta Playa Hotel & Villas, is the first Wyndham Garden hotel to open in Southeast Asia.

It was rebranded under a management agreement between PT Wyndham Hotel Management and PT Global Bali Investama, the property’s owner. Read more

TRYP takes root in Yangon

January 26, 2017 by  
Filed under Hospitality, Myanmar, News

YANGON, 26 January 2017: Wyndham’s TRYP brand has arrived in Southeast Asia with the opening of a new- hotel in Yangon, Myanmar.

The 60-room TRYP Yangon is Wyndham’s inaugural hotel in Myanmar.

TRYP by Wyndham targets urban travellers with hotels located in the heart of cities offering them a lifestyle experience. Read more

Wyndham adds two hotels in Jeju

November 3, 2016 by  
Filed under Hospitality, News, North Asia

JEJU, SOUTH KOREA, 3 November 2016: Wyndham Hotel Group has opened two new hotels in Jeju province – South Korea’s largest island and a premier tourist destination – under its globally recognised Ramada and Days Inn brands.

The Ramada Jeju Seogwipo and Days Hotel Jeju Seogwipo Ocean join Wyndham’s portfolio of 20 hotels currently open and operating in South Korea, while bringing the company’s hotel count in Jeju to seven.

Representing a wave of new development activity in the country, the openings follow the recent signing of new agreements for 17 Ramada and six Days Inn hotels, all of which are expected to open by the end of 2018. Read more

RCI adds resorts

September 15, 2016 by  
Filed under Hospitality, News

SINGAPORE, 15 September 2016: RCI, a global vacation exchange service and part of the Wyndham Worldwide, welcomed more than 70 new properties to its affiliate exchange network during the first half of 2016.

The new affiliations include resorts in Asia, Caribbean, Europe,  Latin America and North America.

“Through these additions we continue to expand the choices we offer our 3.8 million members through our global exchange network,” said RCI president, Gordon Gurnik. Read more

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