Wyndham Worldwide Honored for Dedication to Environmental Preservation
One of the World's Largest Hospitality Companies Recognized as "Green Pioneer" by ConEdison Solutions
April 28, 2009 // Franchising.com // Parsippany, New Jersey — Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, was recently recognized as a "Green Pioneer" by ConEdison Solutions at a public event at Chelsea Piers.
Honored along with several other businesses, institutions and households in the New York City area, Wyndham Worldwide was recognized for its commitment to environmental preservation and for using electricity provided by Green Power.
WyndhamGreen by Wyndham Worldwide, the Company's recently launched sustainability program, is seizing the opportunity to manage energy consumption as a part of the Company's overall green strategy across its businesses and brands, which together encompass nearly 70,000 properties in 100 countries. Due to its numerous brands, properties and distribution points, WyndhamGreen is expected to have a large impact on the Company's overall carbon footprint.
About Wyndham Worldwide Corporation
As one of the world's largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Worldwide offers individual consumers and business–to–business customers a broad suite of hospitality products and services across various accommodation alternatives and price ranges through its premier portfolio of world–renowned brands. Wyndham Hotel Group encompasses more than 7,040 franchised hotels and approximately 592,900 hotel rooms worldwide. Group RCI offers its nearly 3.7 million members access to more than 73,000 vacation properties located in approximately 100 countries. Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its network of over 150 vacation ownership resorts serving over 830,000 owners throughout North America, the Caribbean and the South Pacific. Wyndham Worldwide, headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., employs approximately 27,000 employees globally.