Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,410 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation(NYSE: WYN), today announced the opening of the 331-room TRYP by Wyndham Panama Albrook Mall, marking the select-service hotel brand’s largest hotel in Central America and second property in Panama City, Panama. Its addition further supports the company’s steady expansion in the Latin America region.
Owned by Corporacion Hotelera de Panama, S.A., and managed by Bristol Hospitality Group, the newly constructed hotel puts guests in the heart of Panama City, close to major businesses and attractions and adjacent to Albrook Mall, Central America’s largest shopping center.
The addition of TRYP by Wyndham Panama Albrook Mall is another important step in Wyndham Hotel Group’s continued commitment to provide travelers with diverse lodging options in major markets throughout Latin America. It joins sister property TRYP by Wyndham Panama Centro in Panama City, which opened in July 2012, and adds to Wyndham Hotel Group’s four hotels currently open in Panama under the TRYP by Wyndham® and upscale Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® brands.
“We couldn’t be more pleased to work with esteemed partners like Coropracion Hotelera de Panama and Bristol Hospitality Group to bring another high-caliber property to this cosmopolitan city,” said Daniel del Olmo, senior vice president and managing director of Latin America for Wyndham Hotel Group. “We look forward to this hotel bringing to life the brand’s customer-focused ‘Own the City’ service culture, where our ambassadors’ passions for the city and travel experiences are evident through everyday interactions with guests.”
All guest rooms at TRYP by Wyndham Panama Albrook Mall feature complimentary wireless internet access, 42-inch LED flat screen televisions and contemporary décor. Accommodations also include the TRYP by Wyndham brand’s signature rooms: the fitness room includes a Precor® elliptical machine and complimentary workout gear, the oversized family room features a bunk bed for children and a separate large bed for adults and the Samsung Experience suite offers a home-theater experience with a 55-inch flat screen television and multi-media connectivity.
Hotel services include free wireless internet access throughout the hotel, a fitness center, three restaurants and lounges serving Panamanian and international cuisine and a 24-hour business center. More than 15,000 square feet of flexible meeting space contains 13 meeting rooms, a ballroom for up to 600 guests and state-of-the-art technology and audiovisual equipment. Guests will also enjoy the rooftop solarium and infinity pool, overlooking Panama City’s skyline, and direct access to Albrook Mall’s 700 shops and dining outlets.
As of June 30, 2013, Wyndham Hotel Group has 110 hotels and over 13,800 rooms in Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean operating under the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Howard Johnson®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, Microtel Inn & Suites® by Wyndham, Wingate by Wyndham® and TRYP by Wyndham brand flags.
Guests staying at the hotel who are members of Wyndham Rewards®, the free-to-join guest loyalty program of TRYP by Wyndham and parent company Wyndham Hotel Group, can earn valuable points during their stay. Points may be redeemed for a wide variety of reward options including free hotel stays, air travel, gift cards for leading retailers and restaurants and more. Information is available at www.wyndhamrewards.es, www.wyndhamrewards.pt or www.wyndhamrewards.com.
About TRYP by Wyndham
TRYP by Wyndham, part of the Wyndham Hotel Group family of lodging brands and parent company Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), represents over 100 hotels and more than 14,300 rooms across Europe and the Americas. The select-service, mid-priced brand currently caters to business and leisure travelers in cosmopolitan cities including Madrid and Barcelona in Spain; Paris; Lisbon, Portugal; Frankfurt and Berlin, Germany; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and New York City. Reservations and information are available by visiting www.tryphotels.com.
About Wyndham Hotel Group
Wyndham Hotel Group, part of the Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) family of companies, is the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,410 hotels and over 635,100 rooms in 67 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®, 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 www.grupowyndham.com or www.wyndhamworldwide.com. For more information about hotel franchising opportunities visit desarrollo.grupowyndham.com.
About Wyndham Rewards
Wyndham Rewards®, the free-to-join guest loyalty program of Wyndham Hotel Group, is the world’s largest lodging loyalty program as measured by number of participating hotels and the only hotel loyalty program to offer members guaranteed rewards after just one stay.
With nearly 7,000 participating hotels throughout more than 50 countries, the program offers nearly seven million active members the opportunity to earn valuable points for their stays. Those points may be redeemed for hundreds of rewards options including free hotel stays, airline travel, gift cards for leading retailers and restaurants and more. Free stays start as low as 5,500 points, while other reward options start as low as 50 points. Members may also choose to earn airline or rail miles with over 20 leading carriers.
In addition to the above benefits, frequent travelers will appreciate the program’s newly introduced Gold Status tier, which provides the program’s most loyal members with an additional free night after every 20 qualified stays. For more information or to join, visit www.wyndhamrewards.com.
Logos, product and company names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.