Wyndham Hotels & Resorts arrives in Cambodia with the opening of the first international five-star hotel in Sihanoukville


Howard johnson by Wyndham continues its expansion in South East Asia with the opening of Blue Bay Sihanoukville following successful openings for the brand in China and South Korea. Howard johnson by Wyndham is a globally recognized brand with hotels in over 320 locations on three continents: North America, South America and Asia. This upscale, 522-key hotel is the latest addition to Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ portfolio of more than 1,500 hotels in the Asia Pacific region.

“We are delighted to celebrate the entry of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts into Cambodia with the opening of the Howard Johnson Plaza by Wyndham Blue Bay Sihanoukville. On the other side Asia Pacific, we are committed to growing our portfolio in incredible destinations – such as Sihanoukville – and we are confident that the hotel’s prime location near the beach, along with its excellent amenities, will make it one of the most valued in the city, “said Joon Aun Ooi, President, Asia Pacific, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.

“This is an incredible opening for Wyndham and we look forward to continuing our strong growth momentum. With our strong portfolio of franchise and management contracts in the region, we anticipate more than 100 openings in South East Asia in the next 3 to 5 years. This will further strengthen our value proposition for Wyndham Rewards members as well as that for our owners and partners, ”he added.

Beachfront style with five-star facilities
Howard Johnson Plaza by Wyndham Blue Bay Sihanoukville is a stunning 36-story upscale hotel featuring 322 contemporary rooms and suites with city and sea views, perfectly located in Independence Beach, close to central Sihanoukville and overlooking the sparkling sea .

Guests can relax in style in the hotel rooms, which feature plush bedding, a marble bathroom with a rainfall shower, and in some rooms a sea-facing balcony with a spa bath. For the ultimate in pleasure, the hotel’s Presidential Suite offers an expansive 200m² space with loft-style interiors and flexible open space, suitable for families or romantic getaways. Enjoying an air of tranquility, you can savor a sparkling view of the gulf Thailand from the private bath or entertain friends and family in its spacious living and dining area.

Howard Johnson Plaza by Wyndham Blue Bay Sihanoukville also offers plenty of opportunities for guests to relax at the hotel with leisure and wellness facilities including an outdoor swimming pool with panoramic sea views, a fitness center well equipped, spa and service – a free retail outlet. The hotel also has three restaurants, including: Andaman Sea, the all-day restaurant serving international dishes alongside Sichuan, Cantonese and Hunan cooked; the Private dining room, serving local, Chinese and Western specialties; and the Infinity Lounge, which serves a refreshing range of drinks and cocktails.

Visitors wishing to explore the area can take advantage of an on-site tour desk or request professional services at the business center. Guests staying on the club floors can also enjoy bespoke amenities in the dedicated club lounge which offers a daily breakfast as well as nightly cocktails and canapes. The hotel is also directly connected to the area’s largest shopping mall and a large game center, while the sandy beaches of Independence Beach are just minutes away.

Discover the wonders of the Cambodian Riviera
Sihanoukville is a serene seaside town and fishing port on the Cambodian coast and the capital of Sihanoukville province. The coastal town is home to a chain of sandy beaches, including Independence Beach, Victory Beach, Ochheuteal Beach, Otres Beach, and Serendipity Beach, which offer an exotic mix of warm, clear seas, palm-fringed sand, and exhilarating water sports. The city is also the gateway to Cambodia idyllic offshore islands, such as Koh Rong, which offer pristine landscapes and spectacular snorkeling activities. The new hotel is located just 26 km from Sihanouk International Airport, while the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, is 225 km away.

All Wyndham hotels in South East Asia Participate in Wyndham Rewards®, the world’s most generous rewards program with more than 30,000 hotels, resorts and vacation rentals worldwide.

About Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by number of establishments, with more than 8,900 hotels in nearly 95 countries on six continents. With its network of approximately 796,000 attractive rooms for the everyday traveler, Wyndham enjoys a leading presence in the economy and mid-range segments of the accommodation industry. The Company operates a portfolio of 20 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 86 million registered members the opportunity to redeem points at thousands of hotels, resorts and vacation rentals around the world. For more information, visit www.wyndhamhotels.com.

About Howard johnson by Wyndham
Part of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Howard Johnson® by Wyndham is one of the world’s most iconic and well-known hotel brands, covering more than 320 hotels in the north, center and downtown. South America as well as parts of the Middle East and Asia. Most locations offer free Wi-Fi and a free Rise & Dine® breakfast along with many other amenities including swimming pools, fitness centers and more. Customers can also earn and redeem points with Wyndham Rewards®, the brand’s award-winning loyalty program, when they sign up for free at www.wyndhamrewards.com. If you want to develop a Howard johnson by the Wyndham Hotel, please visit development.wyndhamhotels.com.


Abigail Foo
Senior Manager, Brand Marketing, Public Relations and Communications
South East Asia and Pacific Rim
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Telephone: +65 9067 8040
[email protected]

Scott Carman
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
+1 (973) 753-6590
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