Wyndham’s China Growth Continues in the Heart of Xixi National Wetland Park

  • Wyndham Worldwide
  • 11.02.10
Following the recent signings for three new luxury hotels in Boao, Wyndham Hotel Group (NYSE:WYN), one of the world’s largest hotel companies based on number of hotels, announced its continued expansion in China with the signing of a management agreement to open a luxury Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® property in Hangzhou’s Xixi National Wetland Park.

The 251-room Wyndham Hangzhou Xixi Resort, owned by Hangzhou Xixi Wetland Management Company Limited, will become part of a large sustainable tourism development and has been approved by the government to be the second official State Guest House in Hangzhou.

The announcement strengthens Wyndham Hotel Group’s position as one of the largest U.S.-based hotel companies in China with 270 hotels representing over 42,000 rooms under the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Ramada®, Howard Johnson®, Days Inn® and Super 8® brands. With the addition of these new signings, there are now 12 Wyndham® branded properties currently open or under development in China.

“We are delighted to work with Hangzhou Xixi Wetland Management Company Limited and to be a part of this exciting development project in an incredible location like Xixi National Wetland Park,” said Eric Danziger, Wyndham Hotel Group president and chief executive officer. “The addition of the Wyndham Hangzhou Xixi Resort is the latest example of our company’s steadfast commitment to providing travelers in China with the utmost in luxury accommodations.”

“This unique property will provide visitors with luxury accommodations in the heart of a stunning natural environment; it will be the centerpiece of the government’s development in the area,” said Mr. Wenju Zhang, chairman of Hangzhou Xixi Wetland Management Company Limited.

Xixi National Wetland Park is the first and only national wetland park in China. Rich in ecological resources, the park is located in the western part of Hangzhou, less than five kilometers from West Lake, and offers an abundance of scenic view points.

The Wyndham Hangzhou Xixi Resort will join Wyndham Hotel Group’s managed portfolio of nearly 30 properties around the globe, including the 588-room Wyndham Xiamen in Xiamen, China; the 600-room Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa – A Wyndham Grand Resort in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico; and the 162-room Wyndham Grand London Chelsea Harbour in London.



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