Xiamen, China (April 22, 2011) /ChinaNewswire.com/ — Wyndham Hotel Group, part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today celebrated the second anniversary of the opening of Wyndham Xiamen and the formal announcement of the hotel’s official, national five-star hotel ranking from China Tourist Hotel Star-Rating Committee.
To commemorate its anniversary and five-star status, Wyndham Xiamen hosted a special birthday party with over 500 guests in attendance, including government officials, key trade partners, media and other special guests.
"It is our great pleasure to celebrate two successful years at Wyndham Xiamen,” said Dominique Galperti, general manager of Wyndham Xiamen. “This accreditation from China Tourist Hotel Star-Rating Committee is the best anniversary gift for us all and serves as encouragement to strive even further for excellence in the service that we provide for our guests."
When Wyndham Xiamen opened in 2009, it became the first hotel in China to fly the Wyndham® flag; currently, the property is one of 13 Wyndham branded properties currently open or under development in China. Wyndham Hotel Group is the largest U.S.-based hotel company in the country with 301 hotels representing over 46,000 rooms under the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Ramada®, Howard Johnson®, Days Inn® and Super 8® brands.
The hotel features a 20-meter-high waterfall and seven-meter-tall chandelier in its lobby, as well as 588 guest rooms including 161 guest suites and 130 serviced apartments, all with a refreshing ocean or city skyline view. Wyndham Xiamen’s top five floors are home to the Wyndham Club with over 90 executive rooms. Guests checking into the Wyndham Club rooms receive delicately packaged chocolates and cookies in their room, plus free access to the Wyndham Club Lounge at any time to enjoy the hotel’s signature cocktails.
The 26-floor hotel offers five food-and-beverage outlets, including a Chinese restaurant, specializing in Cantonese cuisine and Xinnan Xuan regional specialties; the Le Rivage Café, offering a fantastic and memorable view of Gulangyu Island; and JuJu An, featuring a wide variety of fresh sushi and sumptuous teppanyaki.
The contemporary building boasts 3,450 square meters of meeting space including a 1,260-square-meter grand ballroom that can accommodate up to 1,000 people. Eleven meeting rooms with state-of-the-art audio visual equipment are ideal for meetings and conferences. The hotel staff can accommodate various events, from glamorous dinners and cocktail receptions to corporate events which require bespoke solutions.
Wyndham Xiamen serves as an ideal location for business events as well as leisure activities. Guests can enjoy a relaxing cup of afternoon tea, a couple’s retreat or a special family occasion.
Located in the very heart of Xiamen’s business and shopping district, Wyndham Xiamen is located just 20 minutes from the Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport and Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center.
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), offers upscale hotel and resort accommodations throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, China and the Caribbean. All Wyndham® 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 calling (800) WYNDHAM – (800) 996-3426 – or visiting www.wyndham.com.
Wyndham Hotel Group encompasses approximately 7,210 hotels and 612,700 rooms in 67 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 internationally.
All hotels are independently owned and operated excluding certain Wyndham and international Ramada hotels which are managed by our affiliate or through a joint venture partner. Wyndham Hotel Group is based in Parsippany, N.J. Additional information is available at www.wyndhamworldwide.com.
- Yvonne Zheng
Director of Communications
12 Lu Jiang Dao,
Fujian, China 361001
Tel: (592) 6366666 Ext.6855
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