SOURCE: Wyndham Worldwide

June 16, 2008 03:00 ET

Wyndham Hotel Group Opens 30 Hotels Outside North America This Year

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - June 16, 2008) - Wyndham Hotel Group today announced it has opened 30 hotels outside of North America this year including the company's first properties in Austria and Ghana: the Ramada® Salzburg City Centre in Salzburg, Austria and the Ramada Resort Accra Coco Beach in Nungua, Ghana.

As of May 31, Wyndham Hotel Group has opened 14 hotels in China under the Ramada, Days Inn®, Super 8® and Howard Johnson® brands, four hotels in the United Kingdom, three hotels in Argentina, two hotels in India and one hotel each in Brazil, Pakistan, Romania, Saudi Arabia and Thailand.

The center-city 120-room Ramada Salzburg City Center hotel is located near the main railway station and is within walking distance of the city's baroque Old Town. The hotel features multiple restaurants, a two-level spa and eight conference rooms capable of accommodating up to 200 guests.

The beachfront 75-room Ramada Resort Accra Coco Beach is situated along the beaches of Ghana's southern shore. The hotel features indoor and outdoor restaurants, a private beauty salon, exercise facilities and multiple pools.

Wyndham Hotel Group, one of three principal components of Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), encompasses more than 6,550 hotels and 551,000 rooms in 59 countries on six continents under the Wyndham®, Ramada, Days Inn, Super 8, Wingate® by Wyndham, Baymont Inn®, Howard Johnson, Travelodge®, Knights Inn® and AmeriHost Inn® brands. All hotels are owned individually and operated independently or by Wyndham Hotel Management. Wyndham Hotel Group is based in Parsippany, N.J. Additional information is available at

Wyndham Hotel Group's Wyndham Rewards(SM) loyalty program -- formerly the TripRewards® loyalty program -- is the largest in the lodging industry based on the number of participating hotels.