Wyndham Hotel Group is expanding in South Korea with the signing of a franchise agreement for a 186-room Ramada hotel on the island of Geoje. Ramada Suites Geoje, owned by KCM, is due to open by mid-2018.
The announcement adds to 12 franchise agreements signed so far in 2015 in South Korea for Wyndham Hotel Group properties. These deals build upon the 13 properties and more than 2,800 rooms already open and operating in South Korea under the Ramada and Days Inn brands. Seventeen Ramada hotels are expected to open in the country by 2018.
Geoje is home to hiking trails and beaches, as well as historical attractions. Located on a hillside providing water views, Ramada Suites Geoje will be near the island’s popular tourist spots, and will be accessible from the cities of Busan and Tongyeong. It will have an all-day dining facility, lobby lounge, conference room, indoor pool and fitness center.
Globally, Wyndham has approximately 7,760 properties in 71 countries, including 67 hotels currently open and operating throughout Southeast Asia and the Pacific Rim.
PHOTO SHOWS ANOTHER WYNDHAM PROPERTY, RAMADA SUITES AUCKLAND FEDERAL STREET, WHICH RECENTLY OPENED IN NEW ZEALAND