Wyndham Hotels and Resorts has signed its first
Wyndham hotel in Turkey’s capital city.
The Wyndham Ankara, will
join three Wyndham hotels open in Turkey since 2012, including the
upscale Wyndham Istanbul Kalamis Marina and Wyndham Istanbul Petek
in the cosmopolitan city of Istanbul as well as the five-star,
219-room Wyndham Izmir Özdilek in Izmir.
The agreement supports Wyndham Hotel Group’s
aggressive global expansion of the Wyndham brand, which currently
consists of 170 hotels throughout the world, 30 of which are
situated throughout Europe and the Middle East. In 2013, the brand
was introduced to both Germany and Austria through a strategic
partnership with Grand City Hotels, which saw 60 hotels signed
under the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, TRYP by Wyndham and Days
Earlier this week, the company also announced
the addition of the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel in New York City, the
brand’s largest hotel with 1,083 guestrooms.
“The Wyndham Hotels and Resorts brand is
expanding rapidly across the globe and the signing of Wyndham
Ankara is testament to that growth,” said Rui Barros, Wyndham
Hotel Group’s senior vice president and managing director for
Europe, the Middle East and Africa. “It is a key part of our
strategy to maintain this growth for our flagship brand while
providing travellers with first-rate accommodation in key
Anticipated to open this summer, the 138-room
Wyndham Ankara has undergone extensive renovations to align its
offerings with the upper-upscale Wyndham Hotels and Resorts brand,
including an upgrade to the lobby and ballroom, as well as
guestroom enhancements to be completed later this year. The hotel
features extensive meeting space including a ballroom, terrace and
meeting rooms, two restaurants and spa and fitness facilities.
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