JEJU, SOUTH KOREA, 12 January 2017: Wyndham Hotel Group has opened its newest Ramada hotel on the South Korean island of Jeju.
The 273-room Ramada Encore Jeju Seongsan — owned and operated by Sean PMC Seongsan — joins the company’s portfolio of more than 100 hotels across Southeast Asia and the Pacific Rim.
Currently, 20 hotels are open and operating across South Korea including seven hotels in Jeju Island. Further boosting its presence, the hospitality giant has 10 hotels in the pipeline, which are expected to open across the country within the next two years.
“Jeju Island is the most in-demand tourist destination in South Korea with an incredible 13 million tourist arrivals in 2015,” said Wyndham Hotel Group Southeast Asia and Pacific Rim president and managing director, Barry Robinson.
The Ramada Encore hotel brand features amenities such as the glass-panelled bathroom pod, wooden floors and spaces, which create a sophisticated stay that appeals to both business and leisure travellers.
Facilities at Ramada Encore Jeju Seongsan include a rooftop swimming pool, fitness and business centres, a cafeteria and a banquet hall catering for up to 150 people.
The hotel is situated five minutes from Seongsan Ilchulbong, a volcanic crater listed as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site, and its magnificent landscape can be viewed from the guestrooms. Other scenic landmarks nearby include the Seongsan Port and Gwangchigi Beach which boasts clear blue waters, black sands and canola flowers.