LONDON (March 11, 2015) - Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,650 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), is celebrating after being recognised at the inaugural European Group Travel Awards last week. The company’s upscale, namesake brand, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®, took the top honours in the category Best Resort/Spa Brand for Groups at a glamorous ceremony at the InterContinental Berlin.
Daniel Ruff, Wyndham Hotel Group’s president and managing director for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Indian Ocean, commented, “We are thrilled to have our Wyndham Hotels and Resorts brand receive such accolades with this win at the European Group Travel Awards. As a company, we strive to provide groups as well as individual travellers with the best resort- and spa-experiences possible, and to see our efforts recognised in this way is a fantastic reward and encouragement for everyone behind the brand.”
Organised by Landor Travel Publications and leading international group specialist HotelPlanner.com, the European Group Travel Awards are selected via a process of online voting, open to members of the hospitality trade, and judged by a panel of industry specialists. The awards, given out in 25 different categories, were created to recognise organisations and individuals that represent the leaders in group travel.
About Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
Part of Wyndham Hotel Group, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC, offers upscale hotel and resort accommodation at more than 190 properties throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East and China. Most Wyndham® hotels are either franchised by Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC or managed by Wyndham Hotel Management, Inc. with the exception of certain hotels which are franchised, managed or owned by an affiliate. Additional information and reservations for all Wyndham hotels are available by visiting www.wyndham.com.
About Wyndham Hotel Group
Wyndham Hotel Group is the world’s largest hotel company based on number of hotels and is one of three hospitality business units of Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN). As both a leading hotel brand franchisor and hotel management services provider, the company’s global portfolio consists of approximately 7,650 properties and 661,000 rooms in 70 countries under the following brands: Dolce Hotels and Resorts® (acquired February 2015), Wyndham Grand® Hotels and Resorts, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®, Wyndham Garden® Hotels, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham®, Ramada®, Ramada Encore, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Days Inn®, Super 8®, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge® and Knights Inn®. Wyndham Rewards, the company’s guest loyalty programme offers more than 38 million members the opportunity to earn and redeem points at thousands of hotels across the world. For more information, visit www.wyndhamworldwide.com.