Wingate by Wyndham Adds Readapted Los Angeles Hotel to Portfolio
July 25, 2011 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Wingate by Wyndham®, a hotel brand owned by Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC which is a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today announced the addition of the 148-room Wingate by Wyndham Los Angeles International Airport in southern California..
The readapted hotel, a former Hampton Inn, was completely renovated and opened its doors under the Wingate by Wyndham growth strategy, which aims to help expand the midscale hotel chain in key markets throughout North America.
Bill Hall, Wingate by Wyndham brand senior vice president, said growth through readaptation involves taking an existing structure in a market that cannot easily accommodate new construction and incorporating the critical elements that define a Wingate by Wyndham hotel.
"This strategic approach is designed to complement the brand's new-construction development efforts, enabling new growth without departing from its core values of delivering product consistency and quality guest experiences," he said. "Readaptation allows us to take a hotel in a market with high barriers to entry and fit it to the Wingate by Wyndham brand's exacting, unique standards."
Owned by Washington-based LAX Hotel Investment Company, LLC, the Wingate by Wyndham Los Angeles International Airport is two miles east of Los Angeles International Airport, offering travelers convenient lodging near one of the country's busiest travel hubs.
"We are proud to welcome the Wingate by Wyndham Los Angeles International Airport to our brand family," Hall said. "We are confident it will deliver the Wingate brand promise by providing business and leisure travelers visiting southern California with top-notch services, amenities and comfort they need at an all-inclusive rate."
Like all Wingate by Wyndham hotels, the Wingate Los Angeles International Airport's oversized guest rooms offer ample living and working space with separate, well-lit work areas; complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access; flat-screen televisions; in-room coffee makers; and safes.
A complimentary, full breakfast features a variety of hot and cold items daily. Hotel facilities include a fitness center; meeting facilities; 24-hour business center with free computer access, copies, printing and faxes; complimentary parking; and courtesy shuttle service to and from Los Angeles International Airport.
All Wingate by Wyndham hotels cater to business travelers by offering the services and amenities they need for one simple rate, including hot breakfast daily, copying and printing in 24-hour business centers, high-speed Internet service, meeting space and exercise facilities. The hotels offer comfortable guest rooms that are designed to function both as a bedroom and an office with a large, well-lit workspace, in-room microwave and refrigerator, a pillow-top bed and more. All Wingate by Wyndham hotels are individually owned and operated. For more information or to book a stay, visit www.wingatehotels.com or call (800) 228-1000.
Wingate by Wyndham hotels participate in the Wyndham Rewards® points loyalty program, the largest in the lodging industry based on the number of participating hotels. Points 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. More information is available at www.wyndhamrewards.com.
Wyndham Hotel Group, part of the Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) family of companies, is the world's largest hotel company with approximately 7,190 hotels and 609,600 rooms in 66 countries under the hotel brands: Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®, Ramada®, Days Inn®, Super 8®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Microtel Inns & Suites®, Hawthorn Suites® by Wyndham, TRYP by WyndhamTM, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge® and Knights Inn®. In addition, the company has a license agreement to franchise the Planet Hollywood Hotels, Dream® and Night® brands and provide management services globally.
All hotels are independently owned and operated excluding certain Wyndham and international Ramada hotels which are managed by Wyndham Hotel Management, Inc., one of its affiliates or through a joint-venture partner. Wyndham Hotel Group is based in Parsippany, N.J. Additional information is available at www.wyndhamworldwide.com.
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