Wyndham Hotel Group, part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, continued expansion in China with the addition of eight new Ramada properties. Currently, the company has 543 hotels and 67,559 rooms in the country.
China now accounts for the largest number of Wyndham Hotel Group properties in the Asia-Pacific region with hotels under the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Ramada, Howard Johnson, Days Inn and Super 8 brands. Wyndham Hotel Group is also the largest US-based hotel company in China.
The eight new Ramada properties will be added over the next two years in the cities of Linyi, Liuzhou, Changzhou, Changsha, Suzhou, Wuyishan and Xishuangbanna. These properties will join the brand’s existing 49 hotels, making Ramada the second most prolific Wyndham Hotel Group brand in China, after Super 8.
Among the eight new Ramada hotels, the Ramada Suzhou Luzhi was the first to open in November 2012 with 133 rooms.
The properties due to open in 2013 are: Ramada Changzhou; Ramada Linyi North; Ramada Plaza Liuzhou Liudong; and Ramada Plaza Xishuangbanna. In addition, Ramada Plaza Changsha West; Ramada Wuyishan and Ramada Plaza Changsha Riverside will open in 2014. Together, these properties will add over 1,500 rooms to the Wyndham Hotel Group portfolio.
Collaborating with the local developments are Linyi Mingze Import & Export; Liuzhou Dong Cheng Investment & Development; Changzhou Aoyang Real Estate Development; Hunan Xiangbo Real Estate Development; Suzhou Canfield Hotels; Hunan Wanli Hotel Management Co.; Fujian Wuyishan Sanmu Industrial; and Yunnan Jiasheng Hotel Management.