Press Release Ramada Lisbon
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Continues European Expansion with Stylish New Hotel in Portuguese Capital
Ramada by Wyndham opens in Lisbon through partnership with Discovery Hotel Management
London, 17th September 2018 – With nearly 850 locations in over 60 countries, Ramada by Wyndham is one of the most recognised hotel brands in the world. Ramada’s signature red colour continues to spread across Europe with the opening of Ramada by Wyndham Lisbon, the brand’s first hotel in Portugal. This exciting new opening adds to a growing portfolio of over 120 Ramada by Wyndham hotels all across Europe, including in key destinations such as the UK, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Italy and the Netherlands. Ramada by Wyndham Lisbon will be operated by Portuguese hospitality management expert Discovery Hotel Management, under a long-term franchise agreement with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.
Ramada by Wyndham Lisbon is set amongst the picturesque hills surrounding Lisbon, with panoramic views of the city and the Tagus River, and is close to the famous Bela Vista Park. With Lisbon’s lively city centre only 15 minutes away by metro, and just a short drive from Lisbon International Airport, this hotel is the perfect base for both holidaymakers and business travellers alike.
Located on-site of the former Olaias Park Hotel, Ramada by Wyndham Lisbon has been re-designed by internationally renowned architects Broadway Malyan to offer a sophisticated and refined concept. Featuring 300 rooms - including classic, superior, suites and executive rooms - the stylish hotel also includes two floors of conference and events space, with 11 meeting rooms and a state-of-the-art auditorium which can accommodate up to 280 people.
Patrick Divall, Regional Vice President for Western Europe, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, said: “Portugal’s thriving social scene, quaint towns and varied landscapes, as well as Lisbon’s status as a European capital city, continue to attract leisure and business travellers from around the world. Ramada by Wyndham is our most global brand, and we are thrilled to add Portugal to our growing list of more than 60 countries worldwide where the brand can be found.”
Francisco Moser, Managing Director of Discovery Hotel Management, added: “All across the world, Ramada by Wyndham is sought by travellers who want to stay with an internationally recognised hotel brand they know and love. We are delighted to introduce the brand in Portugal, and are looking forward to combining our high standard of hotel management, with the scale, visibility and distribution strengths Wyndham Hotels & Resorts offers us.”
Ramada by Wyndham is part of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the hospitality powerhouse with nearly 9,000 hotels across more than 80 countries. Ramada by Wyndham Lisbon is the latest addition to Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ growing footprint in Portugal, which includes 11 operational hotels under the Dolce Hotels & Resorts by Wyndham and TRYP by Wyndham brands.
About Ramada by Wyndham
With nearly 850 hotels in more than 60 countries, global travelers are bound to find Ramada by Wyndham, one of the world’s most recognised hotel brands, wherever their travels take them. Guests choose Ramada to not only sample the world around them but for the brand’s passionate team members and full-service hospitality as well as functional meeting space, comfortable guest rooms, free Wi-Fi, and casual dining options. For more information visit www.ramada.com.
About Discovery Hotel Management
Established in 2014, Discovery Hotel Management manages a set of hospitality assets within the Discovery Portugal Fund, integrating a highly skilled team of professional. Discovery Hotel Management focuses on keeping the authenticity, informality, and respect for the unique characteristics of the destinations where they are located. Each hotel has its own identity and promotes experiences within the region culture and natural surroundings.
About Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) is the world’s largest hotel franchising company, with nearly 9,000 hotels across more than 80 countries on six continents. Through its network of more than 792,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveller, Wyndham commands a leading presence in both 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®, 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 approximately 58 million enrolled members the opportunity to redeem points at thousands of hotels, condominiums and holiday homes globally. For more information, visit www.wyndhamhotels.com.