Wyndham Gains Ground in Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa

LONDON and PARSIPPANY, NJ – Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchise company with approximately 9,000 hotels in nearly 95 countries, continues to expand in Europe, the Middle East, Eurasia and Africa (EMEA) with a number of recent hotel launches and a solid lineup of openings planned for 2022.

In 2021, Wyndham achieved nearly 70 new hotel signings in EMEA and a host of exciting openings. Additionally, the company has launched several multi-faceted initiatives to support and empower hotel partners across EMEA to innovate and respond to shifts in demand and ongoing travel restrictions.

In Europe, Wyndham expanded its presence by more than 300 hotels with the addition of 12 resorts in popular destinations including Turkey’s Aegean Coast, Spain’s Costa del Sol, the beautiful island of Tenerife, estates secluded UK and Austrian Alps, all offering a range of options for guests looking to combine business and leisure. The European growth trajectory also included major openings in key cities, such as the expansion of the upscale Dolce Hotels and Resorts by Wyndham brand into Denmark with stylish hotels in Copenhagen and Odense and the launch of Trademark Collection. by Wyndham thanks to more conversions in Budapest. , Bucharest, Thessaloniki, Brussels, Manchester and Sheffield.

Turkey saw continued growth as Wyndham cemented its position as the largest international hotel company by number of properties, reaching nearly 90 hotels with new openings across the country, as well as the launch of its economy brand Days Inns in Istanbul and Ankara.

In the Middle East, Wyndham continued to offer more accommodation options in Dubai as the city officially hosted the highly anticipated Expo 2020 global exhibition, with more openings under the Howard Johnson, Ramada, and other brands. than La Quinta and Days Inn by Wyndham. , both launching in the market for the first time in 2021. Wyndham has also bolstered its leisure offering in Oman with the launch of Wyndham Garden Salalah Mirbat, a resort located in a popular destination in the Sultanate.

In India, Wyndham reached its 50th hotel, with new openings in culturally rich destinations such as Jaipur, Varanasi, Mohali and Udaipur under the Ramada, Howard Johnson by Wyndham and upscale Wyndham brand. The expansion is part of Wyndham’s commitment to growth for the Indian subcontinent with a development pipeline of approximately 30 hotels, eight of which are expected to open in 2022 alone.

Other EMEA highlights include the continued expansion of the Ramada by Wyndham brand with 18 additional new hotels in the region, including a wide range of destinations from Georgia (Tbilisi), the UK (Cheltenham ), Romania (Targu Jiu), and more.

Dimitris Manikis, President EMEA, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, said: “We are proud to look back on what Wyndham has achieved in EMEA, despite the ongoing challenges and disruptions in the travel industry. We focused on strengthening our successful partnerships, adding more exciting destinations and expanding the reach of our brands. Our growth is ultimately a testament to the resilience of our hotel partners and the value proposition that Wyndham offers them. We are excited to bring even more exciting hotels to our guests and look forward to working with our partners and teams across EMEA in 2022 and beyond.

Some of the upcoming openings in 2022 will include:

  • Wyndham’s first entry into Poland is the upscale Wyndham Wroclaw Old Town, slated to open this month. The hotel will offer 205 stylish rooms and a host of amenities in a central location close to many attractions and landmarks.
  • Wyndham Garden Munich Messe in Germany, which will offer 267 modern rooms in the city’s business district. Recently opened, the hotel will add to the existing portfolio of 11 hotels in Munich, ranging from budget to upscale.
  • Continued growth of the Super 8 brand in Germany, with the opening of the brand’s 10th hotel in Koblenz in June in collaboration with GS Star.
  • More additions under the Ramada, Ramada Encore and Days Inn by Wyndham brands in Turkey with new additions in Istanbul, Rize, Elbistan and more.
  • Wyndham will open its TRYP brand for the first time in Greece with a stylish hotel in Corfu. Scheduled to open in April, TRYP by Wyndham Corfu Dassia will offer 48 rooms, contemporary interiors and lush gardens.
  • Wyndham’s eponymous brand debut in Cyprus with the upscale Wyndham Nicosia. The hotel will offer stylish accommodation in Nicosia’s main square, as well as several leisure facilities and conference space.
  • Continued expansion in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Georgia, including the highly anticipated Grigoleti Beach Resort, a new construction, marking the first trademark in the market.
  • Further development in the Middle East with the 278-room Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach in Qatar, as well as two other openings in Saudi Arabia.
  • Continued growth in India, including the Ramada by Wyndham Gangtok Hotel & Golden Casino in Gangtok City, offering stunning views of the Himalayan range, and the launch of the 300-room Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Mumbai Sahar offering guests comfortable and direct access to the second busiest airport in the country.

In 2021, Wyndham launched several new initiatives to support its EMEA hotel partners through the recovery, including a new set of revenue management tools rolled out with technology expert OTA Insight. The company also launched a new talent engagement program with educational sessions, podcasts, videos and other resources to help hotel partners in EMEA attract, develop and retain team members.

Wyndham hotels in EMEA and around the world participate in Wyndham Rewards®, the world’s most generous hotel rewards program with more than 50,000 hotels, resorts and vacation rentals worldwide.

About Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) is the world’s largest hotel franchise company by number of properties, with approximately 9,000 hotels in approximately 95 countries on six continents. With its network of more than 810,000 rooms that appeal to the everyday traveler, Wyndham is a leader in the economy and midscale segments of the lodging industry. The company operates a portfolio of 22 hotel brands, including Super 8®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, Microtel®, La Quinta®, Baymont®, Wingate®, AmericInn®, Hawthorn Suites®, Trademark Collection® and Wyndham®. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is also a leading provider of hotel management services. The company’s award-winning Wyndham Rewards loyalty program offers more than 92 million registered members the ability to redeem points at thousands of hotels, resorts and vacation rentals worldwide. For more information, visit www.wyndhamhotels.com.

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