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Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Coverts 52 Hotels to its Brands in Q1

05/10/2021 10:13

01:59 PM EDT, 05/10/2021 (MT Newswires) -- Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (WH) converted 52 independent and branded hotels to one of its 20 brands in Q1, accounting for more than 70% of its global room additions.

The company awarded 112 new franchise contracts in the quarter, with the development pipeline growing sequentially from Q4 to 1,400 hotels, according to a statement Monday.

Also during Q1, the company signed a nine-hotel franchise agreement with the Thrash Group in the US. In Asia Pacific, its expansion program continues with the number of executed deals almost 50% higher than a year ago. The debut of a Wyndham brand in the Middle East will be with a 100-room La Quinta by Wyndham in Dubai, the company said.

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