Wyndham Brand Opens First Hotel in Costa Rica
PARSIPPANY, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- Wyndham Hotel Group,
the world's largest hotel company with nearly 7,260 hotels and part
of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today announced the
debut of its upscale Wyndham(R) Hotels and Resorts brand in Costa
Rica with the opening of the 111-room, newly constructed Wyndham
Garden San Jose Escazu.
The hotel, owned by Rocca Portafolio Comercial and operated by
Desarrollos Hoteleros, becomes the third Wyndham Hotel Group property
in Costa Rica, joining TRYP by Wyndham San Jose Sabana, which opened
in the capital city in November 2011, and the Ramada Plaza San Jose
The Wyndham Garden San Jose Escazu opening continues Wyndham Hotel
Group's growth in Latin America. The company recently announced the
addition of its 100th hotel to its regional portfolio, which consists
of properties under the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Ramada(R), Days
Inn(R), Howard Johnson(R), Wingate by Wyndham(R), Microtel Inn &
Suites(R) by Wyndham and TRYP by Wyndham(SM) hotel brands.
"The opening of Wyndham Garden San Jose Escazu is another integral
step in our mission to expand Wyndham Hotel Group's presence in Latin
America and introduce new brands to better serve lodging needs," said
Daniel del Olmo, Wyndham Hotel Group's senior vice president and
managing director, Latin America. "We are thrilled to bring the
Wyndham brand to Costa Rica in an area so central to corporate
complexes, shopping and fine dining, offering business and leisure
travelers the utmost in service and convenience."
Situated in an upscale suburb of San Jose, Costa Rica's largest city,
Wyndham Garden San Jose Escazu is just 20 minutes from Juan Santa
Maria International Airport. The convenient location is walking
distance from Avenida Escazu and puts guests in close proximity to
the country's top sights, such as La Sabana Metropolitan Park, famed
volcanoes and Pacific beaches.
Guest rooms and suites feature complimentary high-speed wireless
internet access, 37-inch LED flat screen televisions, coffee makers
and laptop-sized safes. The hotel also offers designated floors for
women with female-friendly amenities, 24-hour room service and free
shuttle service to nearby shopping centers and business parks.
Additional services include a 24-hour business center, on-site market
and a state-of-the art fitness center with a 65-foot indoor heated
lap pool and Jacuzzi. The hotel's full-service restaurant, El
Cortijo, serves international cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner
daily. Guests can also enjoy a cocktail or dinner at the hotel's
Provenza Lounge and its outdoor terrace.
Wyndham Garden San Jose Escazu offers more than 3,500 square feet of
flexible meeting and event space for up to 130 guests. Audio visual
equipment, complimentary high-speed internet access and on-site
catering services are available.
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC, offers upscale hotel and resort
accommodation throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central
and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East and China.
All Wyndham(R) hotels are either franchised by the company or managed
by Wyndham Hotel Management, Inc., one of its affiliates or through a
joint-venture partner. Additional information and reservations for
all Wyndham hotels are available by visiting www.wyndham.com.
Wyndham Hotel Group, part of the Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) family
of companies, is the world's largest hotel company with nearly 7,260
hotels and approximately 618,100 rooms in 66 countries under the
hotel brands: Wyndham(R) Hotels and Resorts, Ramada(R), Days Inn(R),
Super 8(R), Wingate by Wyndham(R), Baymont Inn & Suites(R), Microtel
Inn & Suites(R) by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham(R), TRYP by
Wyndham(SM), Howard Johnson(R), Travelodge(R) and Knights Inn(R). In
addition, the company has license agreements to franchise the Planet
Hollywood Hotels, Dream(R) and Night(R) brands and provide management
All hotels are independently owned and operated excluding certain
Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham and TRYP by Wyndham hotels, as
well as certain international Ramada, Days Inn and Super 8 hotels,
which may be managed by one of the affiliates of Wyndham Hotel Group.
Wyndham Rewards, the guest loyalty program of Wyndham Hotel Group, is
the world's largest lodging loyalty program as measured by number of
participating hotels and offers more than seven million active
members the chance to earn and redeem points for stays at more than
6,500 hotels throughout more than 50 countries worldwide. In addition
to free stays, members may redeem their points for hundreds of reward
options. For more information, visit www.wyndhamrewards.com.
Wyndham Hotel Group is based in Parsippany, N.J. Additional
information is available at www.wyndhamworldwide.com. For more
information about hotel franchising opportunities visit
www.whgdevelopment.com or desarrollo.grupowyndham.com.
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Wyndham Hotel Group
22 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ 07054
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