Thirty-five-year hospitality professional Clyde
Guinn has joined Wyndham Hotel Group as President of the Days Inn
Guinn will be responsible for the growth and performance of
the brand, which currently has a portfolio of more than 1,850
hotels and nearly 150,000 rooms around the world. He will also work
closely with the brand’s operations and property openings, design
and development, franchise services, quality assurance, training,
development and marketing teams.
Guinn joins Wyndham
after serving more than nine years as senior vice president of
operations for Stanford Hotels Corporation, a San Francisco-based
hotel company specializing in the development and management of
full-service hotels spanning various brands.
accomplishments, he played a pivotal role in guiding Stanford’s
portfolio of hotels through the post September 11th environment,
growing customer and associate satisfaction while increasing
market share and revenue.
“Clyde is a dedicated executive with
deep experience in the hospitality business,” said Keith
Pierce, Wyndham Hotel Group president, brand operations, The Americas.
“He will serve Wyndham Hotel Group and the Days Inn brand well as
we look to continue our expansion and create memorable experiences
for guests around the world.”
Guinn has more than 35 years' experience in the lodging industry,
including eight years with Radisson Hotels & Resorts as regional
vice president of its central and western regions and as senior
vice president of management services.
Prior to Radisson,
Guinn held numerous property-level management and sales positions,
including general manager of the 280-room Kansas City Marriott
Country Club Plaza, general manager of the former 600-room Adam’s
Mark Charlotte and general manager of the former 374-room Adam’s
Mark Kansas City. He also spent five years with Marriott.
Guinn is a certified hotel administrator by
the American Hotel & Motel Association, a Covey Leadership Center
certified facilitator and a member of the Confrerie de la Chaine
des Rotisseurs, the world’s oldest international gastronomic
society dedicated to providing excellence in the hospitality arts.
Wyndham Hotel Group, part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of
companies (NYSE: WYN), encompasses more than 7,000 hotels and
590,000 rooms 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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