Ayman Lofty, general manager, Wyndham Grand Regency Doha
Wyndham Hotel Group has announced the groundbreaking of its first Super 8 hotel in Germany, the 160-room Super 8 Munich. Developed by GS Star, the hotel is the first of ten Super 8 hotels to be developed in the country as part of a previously signed multi-year agreement between Tristar Hotel and Wyndham.
Wyndham Worldwide have revealed that Geoff Ballotti, President and CEO of the global hospitality company’s timeshare exchange and vacation rental division will succeed departing hotel division President and CEO Eric Danziger, who is leaving the company to pursue personal interests effective March 28, 2014.
The Wyndham Hotel Group is set to open its first property in Turkey’s capital city. The Wyndham Ankara, owned by ÖZ İNŞAAT SANAYİ VE TİCARET A.Ş, will join three Wyndham hotels open in Turkey since 2012, including the upscale Wyndham Istanbul Kalamis Marina and Wyndham Istanbul Petek in the cosmopolitan city of Istanbul as well as the five-star, 219-room Wyndham Izmir Özdilek in Izmir.
Wyndham Hotel Group has signed the Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Dubai, the first hotel to fly the group’s extended stay Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham brand flag in the Middle East. The opening adds to the 36 hotels that are currently open and operating under four Wyndham brands across the Middle East.
Wyndham Hotel Group has signed 17 hotels representing over 2,300 rooms across Germany and Austria in association with Grand City Hotels. The latest signings include the first Wyndham Hotels and Resorts-branded property in Austria.
Alper Can Bulçum, general manager, Wyndham Istanbul Kalamis Marina talks to Breaking Travel News at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2013 at the Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa in Antalya, Turkey.
Grand City Hotels has entered into a strategic partnership with Wyndham Hotel Group to brand 43 hotels under globally recognised Wyndham brand names. Grand City Hotels is Germany’s second largest hotel management company.
Enotel has signed an affiliation agreement with RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange. Enotel, one of Portugal’s leading hotel brands, has recently joined the timeshare mixed-use market with its Madeira-based resort, Enotel Lido Resort Conference & Spa.
Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with over 7,170 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, announced its continued expansion in China with the recent signing of four agreements to manage four new hotels under the upscale Wyndham® Hotels and Resorts brand.
Wyndham Worldwide has acquired property vacation management group Shell Vacations and its subsidiaries $102 million in cash. Under the terms of the agreement, Wyndham Worldwide’s Wyndham Vacation Ownership division assumes property management operations at 19 Shell resort locations
RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, announced the addition of 76 affiliated properties to its global exchange network in the first six months of 2012, including more than 30 properties added in the second quarter.