Wyndham Grand® Enters Portugal with New Hotel in the Heart of the Algarve

Latest Wyndham upper-upscale opening follows the brand’s recent expansion to additional awe-inspiring destinations around the world

LONDON – 11th February 2020 – Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH), the world’s largest hotel franchising company with over 9,200 hotels in more than 80 countries – continues to expand its flagship upper-upscale Wyndham Grand brand with the opening of Wyndham Grand Algarve in the world-famous leisure and golf destination Quinta do Lago, marking the brand’s  debut in Portugal.

Wyndham Grand is an ensemble of distinguished hotels that are approachable by design, with refined accommodation, attentive service and relaxed surroundings. The debut of Wyndham Grand in Portugal is the latest in the brand’s recent expansion to more sought-after destinations around the world. In 2019 alone, Wyndham Grand entered Georgia (Tbilisi), Croatia (Novi Vinodolski), the Greek Islands (Crete) and added other iconic properties in Turkey, California, Vietnam and Mexico. Other top destinations for Wyndham Grand include Shanghai, Istanbul, Salzburg, Athens, Manama, Orlando, amongst others. Its future expansion plans include a pipeline of 20 additional hotels in various destinations, including St. Kitts and Nevis, Barbados, Belize and a new dual-branded Wyndham Grand and TRYP by Wyndham® hotel in Miami, Florida.

Dimitris Manikis, President & Managing Director for EMEA, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, said: “We are thrilled to have expanded our upper-upscale offering for our guests travelling across EMEA. From Georgia to Greece, Turkey and now Portugal, we now have even more options to suit our traveller’s needs combining one-of-a-kind experience with accessible luxury. This stunning location in the Algarve is the perfect spot to introduce our iconic brand to Portugal. With over 20 million overnight stays recorded in the first eleven months of 2019 alone, the Algarve continues to attract more travellers and we are delighted to expand our collection in Portugal’s southernmost region.”

Helder Santos, CEO of Dynamic Hotels, added: “We are excited about our collaboration with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and to introduce the Wyndham Grand brand to Portugal. The demand for quality accommodation and meeting space in the Algarve is continuing to grow, and working with the world’s largest hotel franchising company will further strengthen our position in the market and help us attract even more international guests.”

Wyndham Grand Algarve is nestled in the coveted Quinta do Lago resort, a world-famous golf and holiday destination, in the heart of the Ria Formosa Natural Park and within walking distance of Quinta do Lago beach. It features 132 elegant suites with one or two bedrooms, luxury amenities, a balcony or terrace and complimentary Wi-Fi. The property offers multiple dining options, a full-service spa, state-of-the-art fitness centre, indoor and outdoor pool, and kids clubs. Six renowned golf courses are nearby, as is Quinta do Lago’s sports campus, which offers tennis, swimming, football and much more. Wyndham Grand Algarve is located 25 minutes from Faro Airport and offers VIP transfers, making it an ideal getaway for international guests.

The property’s exquisite event spaces boasts five versatile venues to accommodate up to 400 guests, and picturesque outdoor spaces that are ideal for business gatherings, weddings, and celebrations. The hotel has received several guest service and quality accolades by TripAdvisor (2019 Certificate of Excellence), Hotels.com (Loved by Guests Most Wanted Award 2019) and Expedia (Best Partner Engagement Algarve 2019).


Wyndham Grand hotels around the world participate in Wyndham Rewards®, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ award-winning loyalty programme, giving more than 79 million members globally a generous points-earning and redemption structure.


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About Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) is the world’s largest hotel franchising company, with over 9,200 hotels across more than 80 countries on six continents. Through its network of approximately 822,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the economy and midscale segments of the lodging industry. The Company operates a portfolio of 20 hotel brands, including Super 8®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, Microtel Inn & Suites®, La Quinta®, Baymont®, Wingate®, AmericInn®, Hawthorn Suites®, The Trademark Collection® and Wyndham®.  Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is also a leading provider of hotel management services, with more than 400 properties under management. The Company’s award- winning Wyndham Rewards loyalty programme offers over 79 million enrolled members the opportunity to redeem points at thousands of hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rentals globally. For more information, visit www.wyndhamhotels.com. If you are interested in developing a Wyndham hotel, please visit https://whrdevelopmentemea.com/


About Wyndham Grand

Travel is the best excuse to enjoy the grand things in life. With locations in some of the world’s most sought after vacation destinations – including Shanghai, Istanbul, Doha, Salzburg and Orlando – Wyndham Grand® hotels transform ordinary moments into unforgettable experiences. Decidedly not stuffy, but approachable by design, this upper-upscale hotel brand helps travellers make every moment count. If you are interested in developing a Wyndham Grand hotel, please visit https://whrdevelopmentemea.com.


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