Days Inn to Open First Hotel in Thailand

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Wyndham Hotel Group today announced the entrance of its Days Inn ® brand into Thailand with the signing of a managed Days Hotel in Phuket Town.

The signing will add another 120 rooms to the Days Inn portfolio in the Asia Pacific region, where the brand currently has 44 hotels and more than 7,000 rooms. The hotel will also expand the larger Wyndham Hotel Group portfolio in the region, which consists of more than 385 hotels and over 58,000 rooms under the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®, Ramada®, Howard Johnson®, Days Inn ®, Super 8®, Microtel Inns & Suites® and Dream® hotel brands.

"We are delighted to be bringing yet another one of our great brands to Thailand, a promising market that offers tremendous opportunity for both Days Inn and the greater Wyndham Hotel Group portfolio," said Ken Greene, president and managing director of Wyndham Hotel Group in Asia Pacific. "This newest hotel will not only further strengthen our presence in Thailand, but demonstrates the strong interest and continued momentum that our brands are seeing throughout the greater Asia Pacific region."

Owned by well-established Phuket retail company, Winpro The Hotel Co., Ltd, the two-storey Days Hotel Phuket Town will be centrally located, close to local leisure and entertainment facilities. It is expected to open in April 2013.

The hotel will have 120 guest rooms situated near lush gardens and with stunning ocean views. Hotel amenities will include an outdoor swimming pool, gym, spa, well-equipped meeting facilities, lobby bar, pool bar and an all day dining restaurant.

Wyndham Hotel Group, part of the Wyndham Worldwide ( WYN ) family of companies, is the world's largest hotel company with approximately 7,220 hotels and 612,900 rooms in 66 countries under the hotel brands: Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®, Ramada®, Days Inn ®, Super 8®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Microtel Inns & Suites®, Hawthorn Suites® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham™, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge® and Knights Inn®. In addition, the company has a license agreement to franchise the Planet Hollywood Hotels, Dream® and Night® brands and provide management services globally.

All hotels are independently owned and operated excluding certain Wyndham and international Ramada and Days Inn hotels , which are managed by one of the affiliates of Wyndham Hotel Group or through a joint-venture partner. Wyndham Hotel Group is based in Parsippany; N.J. Additional information is available at www.wyndhamworldwide.com.



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