Hotel Group, made presence of more
than 8,100 hotels in 78 countries,
by expanded its footprint in India and neighboring countries with the opening
of eleven new hotels in 2017.
Wyndham Hotel Group expanded its pipeline of new
hotels in the region with 15 new signings. Two-thirds of the new hotel openings
were in India, re-enforcing the Group’s presence in the country’s rapidly
growing mid-market hospitality segment.
Wyndham Hotel Group also signed a non-exclusive
development agreement with Ahmedabad- based Nebula Infraspace LLP, to develop
at least 20 hotels with 1,600 rooms over a period of 10 years across India
under the Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham® brand. Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham® is the
Group’s benchmark extended-stay brand, offering guests a home away from home.
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham will be well-positioned to cater to the extended
stay needs of travellers in India visiting pilgrimage circuits, leisure
destinations and second home locations. The first Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham
hotel will open in Dwarka.
Arora, Wyndham Hotel Group’s Regional
Vice President, Eurasia said, “India’s hospitality industry, especially the
mid-market segment, is thriving from strong growth in domestic travel, an
increase in foreign tourists, as well as a booming airline industry supported
by government-led initiatives. Our goal is to ensure that wherever across India
or the region that travellers want to go, they will find a Wyndham Hotel Group
hotel to meet their needs and their budget. Furthermore, our new and planned
hotel openings signify our commitment to India’s thriving hospitality industry
and our endeavor to offer travellers the most choices wherever their travels
may lead them.”
This robust expansion in India is a part of Wyndham
Hotel Group’s comprehensive plans to expand its footprint across the Eurasia
region, which is comprised of 16 countries including India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Mauritius, Maldives, Pakistan and more.