New Wyndham Hotel Franchise Opens in Philadelphia Market
June 16, 2010 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN), today announced its expansion in the Philadelphia area with the opening of the 308-room Wyndham Garden® Hotel Philadelphia Airport.
Located just three miles from Philadelphia International Airport, the Wyndham Garden Hotel Philadelphia Airport provides business and leisure travelers with convenient access to the city's main transportation hubs as well as the historic sights and attractions downtown Philadelphia has to offer. The hotel is also a perfect fit for sports fans, located less than 10 miles from the city's major sporting venues including Lincoln Financial Field, Citizens Bank Park and the Wachovia Center.
The hotel, which is owned by Majestic Holdings LLC and managed by Marshall Hotels & Resorts, is undergoing renovation of its public spaces and guestrooms.
"Philadelphia is a strong hotel market and one of the liveliest cities for travel in the Northeast," said Jeff Wagoner, president of Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. "With the addition of Wyndham Garden Hotel Philadelphia Airport to our growing portfolio of properties in key travel markets, business and leisure travelers alike will have another opportunity to experience the personalized service and style of the Wyndham brand."
The hotel's spacious guestrooms feature complimentary high-speed Internet access, 32-inch, flat panel LCD televisions and in-room coffee makers, as well as granite countertops, Speakman shower heads and TrueBlue® Spa Bath & Body Works® amenities. Wyndham's signature BeWell® bedding, large work desks and ergonomic chairs provide guests with comfort and convenience during their stay.
Wyndham Garden Hotel Philadelphia Airport offers overnight guests complimentary parking and shuttle service to and from Philadelphia International Airport. Guests have immediate access to a professional fitness center, seasonal heated outdoor pool and complimentary business center. When accompanied by an adult, children 17 and under stay free.
Guests in need of meeting and event space can find just what they need at Wyndham Garden Hotel Philadelphia Airport. Eight versatile, unobstructed meeting and banquet rooms, totaling 5,000 square feet, can accommodate up to 300 guests. On-site meeting professionals offer a full range of services to help guests plan their meetings, exhibits, banquets or other special events.
Breakfast, afternoon bites and dinner are available to guests at the hotel's Landings Restaurant.
The Wyndham Garden Hotel Philadelphia Airport joins the 245-room Wyndham Philadelphia – Mount Laurel in serving the larger Philadelphia area.
All Wyndham Hotels and Resorts guests can take advantage of Wyndham ByRequest®, the brand's guest recognition program offering complimentary benefits including free high-speed Internet access, personal choice of welcome snack and beverage, preferred pillow type, express check-in, guaranteed late check-out, local and long-distance calls, best available room upon arrival, photocopies, faxes and online receipts.
Wyndham ByRequest members also earn Wyndham Rewards® points, which can be redeemed for complimentary hotel stays, airline tickets, name-brand merchandise and dining and shopping gift cards, among other options. In lieu of points, members may elect to earn airline or rail miles with a variety of carriers.
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC and its affiliates, subsidiaries of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), offer upscale hotel and resort accommodations throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, China and the Caribbean. All Wyndham hotels are either franchised or managed by the company or managed through a joint-venture partner.