Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Continues Growth Across EMEA Region

by Mahak Mannan | 26 Feb 2019

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has continued to further expand its hotel portfolio across Europe, Middle East, Eurasia, and Africa (EMEA), with important new openings, a series of brand launches, and new market entries over the past year. The strong growth in EMEA follows the appointment of Dimitris Manikis as president and managing director for the

Alloro opens with mandate to bring taste of Florence to Dubai

by Patrick Ryan | 19 Dec 2017

Alloro Ristorante has opened for business at Wyndham Dubai Marina Hotel.  Chef Matteo Rizzello, the speciality chef of Alloro Ristorante, said he draws his inspiration for the menu from a number of traditional culinary practices in an attempt to show the UAE the innate hospitality and passion of the Italian spirit, such as lamb ossobuco, eggplant

First F&B venue opens at Tryp by Wyndham Dubai

by Crystal Chesters | 27 Aug 2017

Local has launched at the newly opened 650-key Tryp by Wyndham Dubai hotel in Barsha Heights. The first of three F&B outlets for the hotel, Local is on the ground floor of the hotel and offers a modern, bright space and a 150-seat terrace. Derek Williams, Local’s restaurant and bar manager, said: “Local has something

Feature: New frontiers for hoteliers

by Patrick Ryan | 27 Jul 2017

Hotel News Middle East catches up with Rogier M. Hurkmans, cluster general manager Wyndham Dubai Marina/ TRYP by Wyndham Dubai,  about how guests expect a different experience these days… It’s a new frontier for hoteliers who are having to adapt to the digital age by reaching out to bloggers and influencers. Gone are the days

New hotel manager for Wyndham Hotel Dubai Marina

by Patrick Ryan | 26 Jul 2017

Agusti Calbet has been named as the new hotel manager for Wyndham Hotel Dubai Marina. Calbet has more than 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including nine years at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, three years with Spanish chain BlueBay hotels and two years with Armada BlueBay Hotel. “My main goal is to develop

Committee appointed to manage Wyndham properties

by Patrick Ryan | 05 Apr 2017

A joint executive committee has been appointed to manage both the Wyndham Dubai Marina and TRYP by Wyndham Dubai. Spearheading the committee is Rogier M. Hurkmans as cluster general manager, who will be responsible for leading daily operations and overseeing more than 400 hotel associates. Hurkmans has more than 20 years of experience serving global

Wyndham Hotel Group in focus

by Patrick Ryan | 21 Mar 2017

Wyndham Hotel Group Regional Vice President, Middle East and Africa Ignace Bauwens talks about the group’s performance in 2016 and the challenges ahead. What were the hotel group’s key achievements and milestones in 2016? We introduced our Wyndham brand to the UAE in 2016 with the opening of the luxurious Wyndham Dubai Marina. Situated in

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.

BNC Publishing unveils Meet your HOST 2016

by Sophia Soltani | 25 Sep 2016

BNC Publishing has released the 2016 edition of  its annual Meet your HOST, coffee-table book.   Equipped with Industry Insights from Hotel News ME’s 2016 survey, Meet your HOST 2016 is an essential tool for the next generation of hoteliers and a celebration of the hard work of those leading the industry currently. Meet your

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