Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach Completes Phase I

The Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach, Grand Bahama Island`s only all-inclusive
resort, has completed Phase I of a $2 million renovation. Reflecting the
serenity of Caribbean, the Phase I completion includes the interior
renovations that dramatically transform the resort`s 276 guestrooms, the
exterior grounds have been enhanced and new amenities catered to families
and leisure guest have been added.

In addition to the refurbished guest rooms, the renovation includes a new
free-standing building for the Viva Wyndham`s Kids Club, a children`s
swimming pool, a Jacuzzi and resurfaced walkways. Through the recent
strategic alliance with Wyndham International, the Viva Wyndham Fortuna
has incorporated Wyndham brand standards and numerous upscale amenities
aimed at enhancing guest comfort and convenience including the Golden
Door(R) Bath Care Collection in guestrooms and upgraded pool standards
such as comfortably- cushioned pool lounge chairs and plush towels.

“These upgrades are the result of our continuous efforts to provide our
guests with the services and amenities that they desire in a setting that
allows them to relax and rejuvenate,” said Ettore Colussi, president of
Viva Wyndham Resorts. “We have spent significant time and resources
selecting the design components and updating the interior and exterior
areas to create even better vacation experiences and exceed the needs and
expectations of our guests. We are confident that our guests and friends
within the travel community will be quite pleased with the outcome of the
Phase I renovation.”
With color schemes, new furniture, soft goods, bathroom fixtures and
lighting, the decor of the refurbished guestrooms combines tropical and
Caribbean-inspired style with a colonial plantation flare. Guestrooms will
feature the Golden Door(R) Bath Care Collection, a selection of body
products, including shampoo, conditioner, after-sun lotion, lip balm,
shower gel and body lotion, inspired by the renowned, Wyndham-owned Golden
Door in Escondido, Calif.
The new Viva Wyndham Kid`s Club at the Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach, a
popular amenity in the Viva Wyndham family of resorts, offers kids ages
four to 12 a safe, fun place to “get away from it all,” including their
parents, providing supervised, age-specific activities throughout the day
rain or shine. Admission to the Kid`s Club is complimentary with
all-inclusive packages. Activities range from games and crafts to sports
and beach activities, all housed in a separate building complete with
arcade games, restrooms, televisions and a kitchen. A new children`s
swimming pool completes the Kid`s Club list of offerings with a lifeguard
on duty daily.
Ideal for dive lovers and families, the Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach is set
amidst 26 acres of lush landscaping, along a 1,200-foot private stretch of
white sand beach. The resort is conveniently located just fifteen minutes
from Freeport International Airport and features 276 spacious ocean- and
garden-view rooms. Room amenities include with two queen-size beds, air
conditioning, color satellite TV, telephone, in-room safe and a private

Other on-property facilities at Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach include: a
fresh water pool; a 400-seat theater featuring a variety of entertainment
options; a discotheque; a hospitality desk; a tour desk for guests to
arrange off-property excursions; sundry and souvenir shops; first-aid
services and laundry facilities.

In addition to all of the beautifully appointed features and superior
amenities that the Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach offers, guests of the Viva
Wyndham properties also will enjoy Wyndham ByRequest(R), the brand`s guest
recognition program developed by Wyndham to deliver on its brand
philosophy of empowering guests to achieve a more customized hotel
experience. Guests may choose items from a variety of pre-selected
categories that appear on the Wyndham ByRequest profile form, such as a
welcome snack or a preferred type of wine.


Since its inception in January 1997, Viva Resorts has become one of the
fastest growing all-inclusive resort and management operations with seven
properties in the Caribbean and Mexico. Viva entered into a strategic
alliance with Dallas-based Wyndham International, Inc., the Caribbean`s
largest hotel brand, in December 2003 to re-brand their resort properties
as Viva Wyndham Resorts. Viva Wyndham Resorts maintains its headquarters
in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and a U.S. and Canada sales and
marketing office in Miami. For more information, visit . For reservations, call 800-WYNDHAM.

Wyndham International, Inc. offers upscale, luxury and all- inclusive
hotel and resort accommodations through proprietary lodging brands and a
management services division. Based in Dallas, Wyndham International owns,
leases, manages and franchises hotels and resorts in the United States,
Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. For more information, visit . For reservations, call 800-WYNDHAM.