The Wyndham Hotel Group has announced plans to continue its Russian expansion with its first hotel in the city of Voronezh set to open in October this year. The Ramada Plaza marks the first property for the hotel group in the historic city of Voronezh, further adding to Wyndham Hotel Group’s existing portfolio in the country which includes three further properties in Ekaterinburg, Kazan and at Domodedovo Airport in Moscow.
Commenting on the expansion plans, Dan Ruff, Wyndham Hotel Group’s president and managing director, Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa, said: “Our expansion within Russia through the signing of the newly built Ramada Plaza Voronezh City Centre comes just as the country is reportedly experiencing a rebound in airline passenger traffic. Voronezh is an important historic city, providing a fitting location for our iconic, globally-renowned Ramada brand. Its thriving culture and major centre of higher education attracts a variety of travellers, which Ramada is well placed to serve.”
Also commenting on the new property, Denis Mushtaev, the hotel’s general manager said: “The property’s excellent facilities, including the Sky Bar with stunning views over Voronezh city centre, are certain to impress its guests. We’re very pleased to be creating a substantial 200 jobs in this growing city by bringing the Ramada brand to Voronezh.”
The new Ramada Plaza will offer 210 rooms across 16 floors and present guests with a range of accommodation styles to suit varying needs and budgets. The extensive leisure facilities of the hotel’s wellness centre is to include a spa, relaxation area, gym and a steam room. Five fully equipped conference rooms provide business travellers with state-of-the-art amenities for meetings and events. Guests will have the option to dine and relax in the European design of the main restaurant or lobby bar, or experience the stunning views from the Sky Bar and BBQ terrace which towers 50m above Voronezh’s historic city centre.
The newly opened hotel will also participate in Wyndham Rewards, the new loyalty programme from Wyndham Hotel Group offering members a points earning structure along with a flat, free night redemption rate.