Humble beginnings?? How they got started 1990’s Founded in Dallas, Texas 1981 by Trammell Crow Following growth merging led Wyndham to rapid expansion Key mergers that led to expansion included REIT, Patriot American Hospitality (PAH) Acquired multiple hotel portfolios and renamed them to Wyndham Following Rapid growth, in 1999 they were faced with the inability to continue growth on their own Agreed to $1 billion restructuring
Wyndham Worldwide Hotel branch's AmeriHost- features indoor pools and consistent amenities, such as a deluxe continental breakfast, comparable quality rooms, and friendly service Days Inn- Motel chain Days Hotel - the full-service variant found in high-traffic and large cities. Days Suites - an all-suites variant; may be either full or limited-service. Days Lodge- a rare variant found formerly in resort and high-traffic locations; now discontinued.
Beyond Hotels… Operate and run- Wyndham Vacation Resorts and WorldMark by Wyndham
Wyndham Rewards System Wyndham Rewards- branded, points-based rewards program for frequent travelers, the biggest rewards system within the industry Defined- “Wyndham Rewards members have the option of earning Wyndham Rewards points, which can be redeemed for shopping and dining gift certificates, airline tickets & miles, rail miles, and merchandise such as electronics, appliances and sporting goods, resort vacations, free entertainment and more” http://www.wyndhamrewards.com/redeem/
Keeping Themselves together… Wyndham Franchisee Association- formed an independent association to present their concerns and grievances to Wyndham Worldwide Wyndham felt the effects hard after 9/11, as the industry suffered Wyndham resorted to selling off some hotels and halting growth efforts