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Cendant Renews Agreement with Wyndham International

Cendant Travel Distribution Services
(TDS) today announced the
renewal of its agreement with world-renowned hotel brand, Wyndham
International, Inc.

  The renewal provides TDS’ brands, including and, greater access to rooms at Wyndham
properties worldwide, including participating properties from its Global
Hotel Alliance partners Kempinski, Pan Pacific, and Rydges Hotels.

After a successful partnership with TDS’, Wyndham
International has broadened its agreement giving the upscale and luxury
hotel chain the added benefit of receiving exposure across TDS’ various
distribution channels.  In addition, the Wyndham properties also renewed
their participation in the NEAT dynamic packaging engine, and have
preferred vendor status with TDS’ THOR and Cendant Travel units.

Chris Heinz, senior vice president of distribution and revenue management
noted, “Renewing our agreement with Cendant TDS allows us to fully
leverage the numerous distribution opportunities available.  We’ve
garnered a good working relationship with the Cendant TDS team, allowing
us the proper vehicle to market available Wyndham guest rooms to those
customers we could not otherwise reach.” 

With the agreement, Wyndham will broaden its distribution reach and be
able to market its upscale rooms to the millions of customers accessing
TDS’ global channels including the 4,300 global affiliates through  In turn, TDS will provide its customers with a more robust
inventory of rooms at Wyndham’s worldwide properties.  By continuing this
relationship, Wyndham will realize increased sales opportunities through
multiple distribution channels, ultimately saving money on distribution

“Being able to provide our millions of customers with luxury hotel
properties through Wyndham International is the ultimate benefit of this
contract renewal. We’re thrilled to continue our relationship with one of
our first seamless connection customers and a valued supplier,” said
Michael W. McCormick, executive vice president, Cendant Travel
Distribution Services.