In January 2011, Wyndham signed an agreement with Chatwal Hotels & Resorts for exclusive rights to franchise and manage the group’s Dream and Night boutique hotel brands globally. The two brands broaden Wyndham’s diverse offerings. Night is an ‘affordably chic’ limited- or full-service option with innovative designs and services, and Dream will be positioned as a full-service lifestyle brand for gateway cities and resort destinations. Wyndham now offers the full spectrum of brands to developers and franchisees, with offerings ranging from Super 8 and Days Inn in the economy segment to midscale brands like Wingate and Ramada, the upscale Wyndham brand and now Dream at the top in the upscale and above segments.
* Hospitality Franchise Systems, launched in 1990, was renamed as Wyndham Worldwide in 2005.
* As of December 2011, the company operated around 7,205 hotels worldwide and 613,100 rooms through franchise properties in the upscale, midscale, economy and extended stay segments.
* Worldwide, economy brands include Days Inn, Super 8, Microtel Inns & Suites and Knights Inn, midscale brands include Howard Johnson, Ramada Worldwide and Baymont Inn & Suites, and upscale brands include Planet Hollywood, Dream and Night. Other businesses include vacation ownership, exchange and rentals.
* In the UK, there are (as of September 2012) 106 hotels – 58 under the Days Inn... [continues]
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