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Wyndham Hotel Group announces new cluster GM for three Dubai properties

by Patrick Ryan | 05 Feb 2018

Wyndham Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Dino Van Eeckhaut as cluster general manager for three of the group’s hotels in Dubai. In his new role, Van Eeckhaut will be responsible for guiding the overall direction and strategic priorities of the cluster of three hotels: Wyndham Dubai Marina, the group’s first property in Dubai

World’s largest Wyndham Garden Hotel opens in Bahrain

by Patrick Ryan | 21 Nov 2017

The world’s largest Wyndham Garden Hotel has opened in Bahrain. Wyndham Garden Manama is home to 441 rooms. “Wyndham Garden is a brand designed to help guests travel at ease. We are delighted to introduce this exciting brand to Bahrain – the largest Wyndham Garden hotel in the world – by growing our established and important

Cluster GM hired to oversee two Ramada properties in UAE

by Crystal Chesters | 27 Jun 2017

Wyndham Hotel Group has appointed Stefan Thumiger as the cluster general manager for Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach and Ramada Hotel & Suites Sharjah. His most recent role was that of COO hospitality, Treasure Bay Bintan at Landmark Berhad, Singapore. He commented: “I am very grateful to the Wyndham Hotel Group for having given me this

R Hotels signs deal for UAE’s first Wyndham Garden

by Crystal Chesters | 28 Dec 2016

R Hotels and Wyndham Hotel Group have announced an agreement to open Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche, the first property under the Wyndham Garden brand in the UAE. Scheduled to open by the fourth quarter of 2017, the AED200 million (USD54.5 million) 17-story, four-star hotel will feature 179 guest rooms, including 138 standard rooms and 41

Wyndham Hotel Group appoints new Regional VP

by Sophia Soltani | 24 Nov 2016

Wyndham Hotel Group has named Ignace Bauwens as the new Regional Vice President for the Middle East and Africa.  Bauwens joins Wyndham Hotel Group with almost 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including senior operations roles at Accor and InterContinental Hotels Group. Based in the Middle East since 2002, Bauwens most recently served

Ramada Downtown Dubai named as Wyndham Rewards 2016 Top Enroller

by Sophia Soltani | 09 Oct 2016

Ramada Downtown Dubai has been named as Wyndham Hotel Group’s Wyndham Rewards 2016 Top Enroller in the EMEA region. The award was presented during the group’s annual global conference in Las Vegas, USA. Ramada Downtown Dubai led Wyndham Hotel Group’s loyalty program enrolment, beating more than 400 properties across Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa.

Wyndham Hotel Group hires new Chief Development Officer

by Sophia Soltani | 15 Sep 2016

Wyndham Hotel Group has appointed Philippe Bijaoui as the new Chief Development Officer for Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa (EMEA). In his new  role, Bijaoui will oversee the company’s rapid expansion across the region, introducing additional brands to established markets and building on the 73 countries where Wyndham hotels can already be found. Bijaoui

Wyndham Hotel Group appoints new Cluster GM

by Sophia Soltani | 17 Jul 2016

Wyndham Hotel Group has named Rogier M. Hurkmans as cluster general manager for two of the group’s hotels in the UAE. Hurkmans will oversee TRYP by Wyndham located in Barsha Heights and the recently opened hotel, Wyndham Dubai Marina. Hurkmans joined the Wyndham Hotel Group in the Middle East a year ago as opening general

Wyndham Hotel Group to expand in Africa

by Sophia Soltani | 05 May 2016

Wyndham Hotel Group has signed three new hotels in Ethiopia following last year’s opening of its first Ramada in the country, the Ramada Addis Ababa, as part of a strategic decision to expand its management services in the African market.  Construction of the four-star TRYP by Wyndham Addis Ababa Bole Road is due to begin

5 minutes with… Daniel Ruff

by Sophia Soltani | 22 Mar 2016

5 minutes with… Daniel Ruff, Wyndham Hotel Group’s president and managing director, EMEA What were the hotel group’s key achievements and milestones in 2015? 2015 was a real milestone year for Wyndham Hotel Group with the launch of Wyndham Rewards in April. We turned the traditional loyalty programme on its head, and are proud to

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