Wyndham Hotel Group Brands Make Entrepreneur List
February 09, 2009 // Franchising.com // Parsippany, N.J. — Wyndham Hotel Group today announced that nine of its hotel brands made Entrepreneur's 2009 Franchise 500® list, a ranking based on objective and quantifiable factors including a franchise's financial strength, growth rate and system size.
The Hotel Group's Super 8®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Microtel Inns and Suites®, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge® and Knights Inn® brands were included in the list.
"Wyndham Hotel Group's brands are strong and well–known, and our company offers owners a multitude of services including marketing, global sales and reservation support as well as the world's largest loyalty program – Wyndham Rewards®," said Eric Danziger, Wyndham Hotel Group president and chief executive officer. "We are the world's largest hotel franchisor but we make every effort to maintain close relationships with our franchisees — and this may just be our greatest advantage."
Wyndham Hotel Group, one of three principal components of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), encompasses nearly 7,000 hotels representing approximately 583,000 rooms in 66 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.