Wyndham Hotel Group is set for a major expansion of two of its upscale brands in South-east Asia, with five new signings in Indonesia and Vietnam expected to add 3,436 rooms to its portfolio.
‚ÄúThere is enormous potential in growing the upscale segment in South-east Asia which is a booming tourism hotspot thanks to the region‚Äôs rising affluence, improved infrastructure and increased flight connectivity,‚ÄĚ commented Barry Robinson, president and managing director of Wyndham Hotel Group South East Asia and the Pacific Rim.
The 259-room Wyndham Opi Hotel Palembang ‚Äď Sumatra is scheduled to open in March 2018 in Palembang‚Äôs new OPI entertainment precinct. The city‚Äôs first five-star hotel from an international chain will offer accommodation from superior rooms to presidential suites, two restaurants, a lounge, an outdoor pool, a fitness centre and a spa. Conferencing facilities will be available across seven venues including a ballroom accommodating up to 2,200 people.
Another Indonesia property, the Wyndham Dreamland Resort Bali will open in December 2017. Offering 190 one-bedroom suites and private pool villas, the resort will also feature three F&B outlets, two swimming pools, one children‚Äôs pool as well as a spa and wellness centre complete with a yoga studio.
In Vietnam, a Wyndham Grand and a Wyndham Hotel will open within a 800ha Cam Ranh Bay development comprising an entertainment zone, an upscale marina, a polo club, a theme park, luxury villas and other attractions.
The 423-room Wyndham Grand Cam Ranh, due to open in March 2018, is situated on an 18-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman. The links-inspired golf course features an elevated site of rolling sand dunes as well as a 6,000m2 club house, driving range, and golf beach club. Other facilities include restaurants and bars, swimming pools, spa and wellness facilities and a convention centre.
Scheduled for opening in 2019 is the 855-room Wyndham Cam Ranh, located on the oceanfront of Cam Ranh‚Äôs Long Beach and offering facilities such as a pool and pool bar, two restaurants and a bar, a spa and gymnasium as well as meeting rooms.
In the same year, Wyndham is expected to launch the US$200 million Wyndham Resort Tropicana Nha Trang mixed-use development, the largest hospitality development in the coastal city offering 1,709 keys. Located on a beachfront, the development will comprise two 50-storey towers with hotel rooms and condominium units ranging up to 250m2, along with a retail complex spanning six floors, a convention hall, a spa, a pool and a wellness centre.