Wyndham Hotel Group Grows in China with Seven New Hotels
Hong Kong — Wyndham Hotel Group today announced that it continues to solidify its position as the leading U.S. hotel company in China with last month's opening of seven hotels, three of which are all–new construction properties, under its Ramada®, Howard Johnson® and Super 8® brands.
Among the new hotels open are the five–star, 1162–room Howard Johnson Resort Sanya Bay on Hainan Island, one of China's premier resort destinations; the four–star, city–center Ramada Wuxi hotel; and the Super 8 Hotel Shanghai Fen Ye Hong Qiao located near the Shanghai Zoo, Guangda Exhibition Centre and Qibao Old Town.
"Despite the economic climate and the devastating earthquake in May, Wyndham Hotel Group continues to be a leader in China," said Tom Monahan, executive vice president of international development for Wyndham Hotel Group International. "The addition of these impressive properties further strengthens our position in the country with current and prospective owners and developers."
The Hotel Group currently has over 170 properties in the country operating under the Ramada, Super 8 and Howard Johnson brand names.
Wyndham Hotel Group, one of three principal components of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), encompasses nearly 7,000 hotels representing approximately 581,000 rooms in 65 countries under the Wyndham®, Ramada®, Days Inn®, Super 8®, Wingate® by Wyndham, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Microtel Inns and Suites®, Hawthorn Suites®, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge®, Knights Inn® and AmeriHost Inn® brands. All hotels are owned individually and operated independently or by Wyndham Hotel Management. Wyndham Hotel Group is based in Parsippany, N.J.