Wyndham Signs Grand Collection Hotel in China

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Wyndham has signed an agreement to manage the 401-room Wyndham Grand Foshan Gaoming, a new property currently under construction in Southern China that will join the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts brand next year under its Grand Collection.

The Wyndham Grand Foshan Gaoming, scheduled to open in the second half of 2012, is being constructed in the Xijiang New Town area by architecture group ATKINS and developed by Foshan City Gaoming Fuyi Wan Industry Development.

The hotel is designed to look like a ships sail silhouette and will have 28 floors.

The Wyndham Grand Foshan Gaoming will feature 98 suites, gym, swimming pool with poolside bar and three restaurant choices.

A gateway to Asias regional hotspots, the hotel sits just two hours from Hong Kong and Macau and is near the shopping districts of Guangzhou and Shenzhen.

China is one of our key strategic growth markets and it holds an abundance of opportunities, said Ken Greene, Wyndham Hotel Groups president and managing director of Asia Pacific. We are delighted to have announced the signing of a property which highlights our commitment to developing luxury hotels with a distinctive design and, as we strengthen our market and global presence, we continue to support the potential for growth in this region.

Set to strengthen the companys presence in China, the new hotel adds to Wyndham Hotel Groups 359 hotels already in operation, including six Wyndham Hotels and Resorts properties, as well as the 63 properties that are currently under development in the market. It also further expands the companys portfolio of hotels in Asia Pacific, which currently consists of 425 hotels and over 61,700 rooms under the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Ramada, Howard Johnson, Days Inn, Super 8, Microtel Inns & Suites and Dream brands.

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