Wyndham Hotel Group has announced that Dimitris Manikis to the role of president and managing director for Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa (EMEA).
Manikis will be responsible for the development of all of Wyndham Hotel Group’s brands in the EMEA region as well as maximising the performance of all new and existing franchise and managed hotels. He will focus on driving the strategic objectives of Wyndham Hotel Group including quality and technology solutions as well as loyalty, sales and marketing.
“The EMEA region has a diverse hospitality landscape and is witnessing exciting trends such as the emergence of new feeder markets, a younger demographic and fast-paced technology adoption. With our focus on providing everyday travellers with a breadth of choice, we have cemented our reputation as the industry leader,” said Bob Loewen, Wyndham Hotel Group’s chief operating officer.
“Dimitris’ wealth of experience in the shared ownership industry and strong relationships with hospitality providers across EMEA make him an ideal professional to lead our operations in this rapidly growing region.”
Wyndham Hotel Group expanded its footprint across EMEA with a number of significant openings throughout 2017, bringing the total number of hotels across the region to nearly 470.
“I am looking forward to strengthening the operations and footprint of Wyndham Hotel Group in EMEA, a region I have been associated with for nearly three decades. With the robust performance of the industry in several key markets in EMEA last year, the potential for Wyndham Hotel Group to expand its operations further in the region is tremendous,” said Manikis.