Wyndham has signed its first Tryp by Wyndham
hotel in the Middle East. The management agreement was signed with
Omega I, a subsidiary of British-owned developer The First Group.
The Dubai property, scheduled to open in
late 2016, is currently planned to be the select-service brand’s
largest in the world.
The signing of the 672-room Tryp by Wyndham
Dubai developed in the city’s TECOM district, comes just months
after the two companies revealed plans to introduce the first
upscale Wyndham Hotels and Resorts property to the
United Arab Emirates in the exclusive Dubai Marina in the next
Through the addition of Tryp by Wyndham Dubai,
Wyndham Hotel Group offers travellers an even greater choice of
hotel experiences and price points in the Middle East with over 30
hotels across multiple brands currently open and operating. These
range from the upper-upscale Wyndham Grand Regency Doha, to Ramada hotels in locations including Dubai,
Beirut, Manama, Muscat and Jeddah, as well as comfortable economy
options under the Howard Johnson and Days Inn brands, including the recently
opened Days Hotel Olaya in Riyadh. In addition, the company
recently announced plans to introduce its Super 8 economy brand to Saudi Arabia.
“With such a diverse portfolio of brands, Wyndham Hotel
Group offers a unique breadth of choice and the benefits of Wyndham Rewards, the world’s largest hotel loyalty programme by
number of participating hotels,” said Rui Barros, Wyndham Hotel
Group’s senior vice president and managing director for Europe,
Middle East and Africa. “We are thrilled to deliver these hotels
through strong partnerships with companies such as The First
Group, which share our ambition and passion for creating great
guest experiences for business and leisure travellers around the
The four-star Tryp by Wyndham Dubai will be
located in the heart of the Al Barsha South business district,
within easy reach of attractions including Mall of the Emirates
and The Palm Jumeirah.
A concierge, on-site parking and nearby metro station
help ensure guests can easily explore all that the bustling city of
Dubai has to offer.
Hotel facilities will include
expansive meeting space, a spa and gymnasium and a wide variety of
food and beverage outlets including all-day dining and speciality
restaurants, as well as a coffee shop, lounge area and bar.
With construction already underway, the hotel is
expected to create some 500 jobs in the city and will be managed
by Wyndham Hotel Group (UK) Limited, or one of its affiliates,
adding to Wyndham Hotel Group’s growing portfolio of managed hotels around the world.
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