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Wyndham Hotel Group to Add 16 Hotels in India and Indonesia

To Debut the Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Brand in India

HONG KONG (October 11, 2012)Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with over 7,170 hotels and a part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today signed deals for 16 hotels throughout India and Indonesia and announced the launch of the extended stay Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham® brand in India.

Asia-Pacific (APAC) is now the second largest region for Wyndham Hotel Group, with over 540 hotels currently open and operating. From June 2005 to June 2012, Wyndham Hotel Group’s portfolio in the region grew rapidly from 57 hotels to 541 hotels. The region has seen more than 110 properties open over the past 12 months and the Company plans to continue its aggressive APAC expansion.

Of the 16 hotels announced today, 12 will be opened in India under the Days Inn®, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, Howard Johnson® and Ramada® brands and four will be opened in Indonesia under the Howard Johnson and Ramada brands.

The hotels due to open in India are the following:
  • Days Jodhpur Chopasni
  • Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Amritsar GT Road
  • Howard Johnson Bhubaneshwar Bomikhal
  • Howard Johnson Hyderabad Banjara Hills
  • Howard Johnson Tirupati Settipalli
  • Howard Johnson Lucknow Gomti Nagar
  • Howard Johnson Mumbai Andheri
  • Howard Johnson Shirdi Nimgaon
  • Ramada Jamshedpur Bistupur
  • Ramada Encore Kolkata New Town
  • Ramada Trivandrum Palayam
  • Ramada Chennai Egmore

The newly opened 120-room Ramada Resort Udaipur will add to Wyndham Hotel Group’s expanding portfolio of more than 40 hotels currently in operation or under development in India.
These properties will add to Wyndham Hotel Group’s 16 hotels already in operation and the 15 properties currently under development in the country. In addition to these 12 deals, a new Ramada resort in Udaipur opened recently with its first 72 rooms. The additional 48 rooms are to be completed by December 2014.

In Indonesia, Wyndham Hotel Group will add the following hotels:
  • Howard Johnson Bali Benoa
  • Howard Johnson Surabaya East
  • Howard Johnson Makassar Central
  • Ramada Bali Lake Buyan

These properties will join the Hotel Group’s three existing hotels in Indonesia.

Deals were struck in India with Unique Mercantile India Private Limited to open the six Howard Johnson hotels, the same group with which Wyndham Hotel Group signed a non-exclusive development agreement earlier this year to launch the Howard Johnson brand in India; with DJB Infrastructures & Developers India Private Limited to bring the Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham brand to the country; with Hotel Holidyas Deesert to open the Days Inn property; and with Mr. Sanjiv Kapila, Ansari Estate Private Limited, Fancy Leisure Private Limited; and Muralya Hotels and Resorts Private Limited to open the four Ramada hotels.

The new 275-room Howard Johnson Surabaya East will add to Wyndham Hotel Group’s portfolio in Indonesia.

In Indonesia, Wyndham Hotel Group signed agreements with PT Benoa Citra Abadi and PT Tiara Abadi Nirmala for the new Howard Johnson properties and PT Buyan Nadi to open the Ramada Bali Lake Buyan.

The Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham brand is a chain of extended stay hotels that feature spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, high-speed wireless Internet access, guest laundry, on-site business services, free hot breakfast buffet daily and evening social hours. Guests can save more when they stay longer with extended stay rates.

About Wyndham Hotel Group
Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest hotel company with over 7,170 hotels and approximately 608,300 rooms in 66 countries under the hotel brands: Wyndham® Hotels and Resorts, Ramada®, Days Inn®, Super 8®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Microtel Inn & Suites® by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham(SM), Howard Johnson®, Travelodge® and Knights Inn®. In addition, the company has license agreements to franchise the Planet Hollywood Hotels, Dream® and Night® brands and provide management services globally.

All hotels are independently owned and operated excluding certain Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham and TRYP by Wyndham hotels, as well as certain international Ramada, Days Inn and Super 8 hotels, which may be managed by one of the affiliates of Wyndham Hotel Group. Wyndham Hotel Group is based in Parsippany, N.J. Additional information is available at For more information about hotel franchising opportunities visit

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