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WYNDHAM HOTEL GROUP ENTERS NEW ZEALAND posted on: 26/7/2011 08:49:33
NEW ZEALAND -Wyndham Hotel Group has entered the New Zealand market with the opening of two Ramada hotels on the country's North Island.
Under a new management contract with property owners Marsden Asset Management, Wyndham will run both the beachfront Ramada Suites Paihia and the Ramada Suites Nautilus Orewa.
"New Zealand continues to offer great opportunity for Wyndham Hotel Group and its brands," said MD for Wyndham Hotel Group in the South Pacific, Barry Robinson.
Ramada Suites Paihia is a 34-suite complex the Bay of Islands on the North Island of New Zealand. The Ramada Suites Nautilus Orewa is a 12-level development with 152 rooms and facilities for conferences and meetings.
Wyndham Hotel Group has a portfolio of nine hotels throughout the South Pacific in Australia, Guam, New Caledonia and Vanuatu.
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