Wyndham Hotel Group Organised Dubai Beach Clean-up Operation
Eight hotels joined forces to clean Dubai’s Jumeirah Open Beach
DUBAI, UAE (Dec 2, 2012) – Representatives from Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with over 7,260 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), joined forces with staff from eight hotels in the region operated under the company's brands last week to clean up a section of the Jumeirah Open Beach in Dubai.
In keeping with the company’s global commitment to improving the environment, the event aimed to support the local community and the area’s visitors by clearing the beach of litter while also further educating participating staff members about the environment and encouraging them to engage in more sustainable activities in their day-to-day roles.
Volunteers included representatives from Wyndham Hotel Group’s Dubai and London offices as well as hotel staff members in UAE from the Ramada Dubai, Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman, Ramada Downtown Burj Dubai, Ramada Jumeirah, Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach Residence, Ramada Chelsea Al Barsha, Ramada Sharjah, Ramada Deira, Howard Johnson Diplomat and Howard Johnson Bur Dubai.
“Wyndham Hotel Group takes sustainability very seriously and we strive to do our part to protect the environment and act as good corporate citizens,” said Bani Haddad, the company’s regional vice president, Middle East and Africa. “As well as helping improving the environment for tourists and locals alike by cleaning the beach, this event also gave us another opportunity to understand the importance of making more environmentally-friendly decisions.”
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 nearly 7,260 hotels and approximately 618,100 rooms in 66 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 WyndhamSM, 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.
Wyndham Rewards®, the guest loyalty program of Wyndham Hotel Group, is the world’s largest lodging loyalty program as measured by number of participating hotels and offers more than seven million active members the chance to earn and redeem points for stays at more than 6,500 hotels throughout more than 50 countries worldwide. In addition to free stays, members may redeem their points for hundreds of reward options. For more information, visit www.wyndhamrewards.com.
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.wyndhamworldwide.com. For more information about hotel franchising opportunities visit www.whgdevelopment.com or email development.EMEA@wyn.com.
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