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104-room Wyndham Baltimore Peabody Court in Historic Baltimore Neighborhood

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Dec. 20, 2010) - Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today announced its expansion in Maryland with the addition of the 104-room Wyndham Baltimore Peabody Court in Baltimore’s historic Mount Vernon neighborhood.

Owned and managed by Silver Spring, Maryland-based Sunburst HoWyndham Baltimore Peabodyspitality Corporation, the 14-story property joins the Wyndham Garden Hotel Gaithersburg in Maryland in serving travelers visiting the greater Baltimore-Washington, D.C., area.

“Baltimore is a historic, vibrant city that attracts travelers from across the world for both business and leisure travel,” said Jeff Wagoner, president of Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. “Wyndham Baltimore Peabody Court is an exciting addition to the Wyndham brand in a key metropolitan market. The hotel puts guests close to the places they need to be while providing them with upscale accommodations, modern amenities and personalized service.”

The hotel’s lobby exudes old-world charm with antique furnishings, a six-foot Baccarat chandelier and library characteristic of Mount Vernon, Maryland’s first designated National Historic District.

Wyndham Baltimore Peabody Court’s guest rooms feature custom French marble-top furniture, wired and wireless high-speed Internet access, pillow-top mattresses, full marble bathrooms with heated European towel warmers and leather-inlayed work desks in select rooms. Small pets are permitted in the hotel.

The hotel's restaurant, George’s on Mount Vernon Square, serves innovative American cuisine and organic wines and is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. George’s is named for three iconic Baltimore figures: President George Washington, long-time Baltimore resident and philanthropist George Peabody and baseball legend George Herman “Babe” Ruth.

Meeting facilities include 4,000 square feet of flexible function space. The George Washington Room, a glass-enclosed rooftop ballroom, accommodates up to 200 people and offers panoramic city views. On-site catering and event specialists are available to help coordinate events and audio-visual equipment is available.

Additional features include wired and wireless high-speed Internet access throughout the hotel, business center, 24-hour fitness facility, cocktail lounge and valet parking.

Wyndham Baltimore Peabody Court is approximately 10 miles from Baltimore/Washington International Airport, served by light rail, six blocks from Baltimore's Amtrak station and 30 miles north of Washington, D.C.

Wyndham Baltimore Peabody Court, named for George Peabody, began as a luxury apartment building in 1928. The Mount Vernon neighborhood features historic architecture and mansions and cobblestone and brick streets. Nearby attractions include Baltimore’s famed Inner Harbor district, the Walters Art Museum, Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, the Washington Monument, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, the National Aquarium and University of Maryland Medical Center.

All Wyndham Hotels and Resorts guests can take advantage of Wyndham ByRequest®, the brand’s guest recognition program offering complimentary benefits including high-speed Internet access, personal choice of welcome snack and beverage, preferred pillow type, express check-in, guaranteed late check-out, local and long-distance calls, best available room upon arrival, photocopies, faxes and online receipts.

Wyndham ByRequest members also earn Wyndham Rewards® points, which can be redeemed for complimentary hotel stays, airline tickets, name-brand merchandise and dining and shopping gift cards, among other options. In lieu of points, members may elect to earn airline or rail miles with a variety of carriers. More information is available at http://www.wyndhamrewards.com/.

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC and its affiliates, subsidiaries of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), offer upscale hotel and resort accommodations throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, China and the Caribbean. All Wyndham hotels are either franchised or managed by the company or managed through a joint-venture partner. Additional information and reservations for all Wyndham hotels are available by calling (800) WYNDHAM -- (800) 996-3426 -- or visiting http://www.wyndham.com/.

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Contact: 

Kathryn Zambito
Public Relations Manager
Wyndham Hotel Group
22 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ 07054
+1 (973) 753-6590
kathryn.zambito@wyn.com


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