Ramada Brand Continues to Grow in China with Development of Two New Hotels
“The Ramada brand is currently Wyndham Hotel Group’s second largest brand in China and, as such, plays a vital role in our efforts to expand and gain market share in the country,” said Tom Monahan, Wyndham Hotel Group executive vice president of international development. “With the continuous addition of high quality properties and committed development partners like Chongqing Huadi Wangchoa Hotel Co., Ltd., Wyndham Hotel Group and the Ramada brand are well positioned to maintain steady growth throughout the country.”
Over the past year, the Ramada brand has executed contracts for the development of more than eight hotels and 3,304 rooms in China, including, most recently, the 1000-room Ramada Hotel and Suites Boao in the Hainan province. In addition to its Ramada properties, Wyndham Hotel Group continues see strong growth in the country with the opening of more than 61 hotels and 10,426 rooms in the past 12 months. The company is currently the world’s largest U.S.-based hotel company in China, with 175 hotels located throughout the country.
The nine-story Ramada Plaza Dazu is currently under construction and is expected to open in the first quarter of 2010. The hotel will feature 255-rooms, 33 of which will be suites, and offer a wide range of amenities including two full-service restaurants, two bars, an executive lounge, business center, fitness center, swimming pool, sauna and nearly 1,400 square-meters of meeting space, including a 580 square-meter ballroom, capable of accommodating up to 450 guests.
The nine-story Ramada Plaza Hechuan is expected to break ground by the end of the third quarter this year. The hotel will feature 250-rooms, 31 of which will be suites, and offer a host of amenities including two full-service restaurants, two bars, an executive lounge, business center, fitness center, swimming pool, sauna and 1,200 square-meters of meeting space, including a 600 square-meter ballroom, capable of accommodating up to 500 guests.
Ramada Worldwide, a member of the Wyndham Hotel Group family of lodging brands, is a global chain of mid-and-upscale hotels with locations in key destinations throughout the world. All properties in the United States, and most properties in other regions, offer complimentary continental breakfast, high-speed Internet access, expanded cable television, in-room coffee and daily newspaper. Select properties offer on-site restaurants, cocktail lounges, room service, concierge service, meeting and banquet facilities and copy and fax services. Reservations and information are available by calling (800) 272-6232 or by visiting .
Wyndham Hotel Group, one of three principal components of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), encompasses approximately 7,000 hotels and 588,500 rooms in 66 countries under the hotel brands: Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®, Ramada®, Days Inn®, Super 8®, Wingate® by Wyndham, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Microtel Inn & Suites®, Hawthorn Suites®, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge® and Knights Inn®.
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Christine Da Silva
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