Super 8 China Exceeds Development Goal for Third Year

2007-12-28 10:19 918

Brand Opens Thirteen Properties in China in November and December 2007

BEIJING, Dec. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Super 8 China today announced that it has exceeded its 2007 development projection of 120 properties either open or under construction by year end -- the third consecutive year the company has exceeded its development goals -- due to continued strong growth in domestic demand for branded economy lodging in China. Super 8 China now has 124 properties either open or under construction in more than sixty cities across China, of which 65 properties are open and operating.

Super 8 of the USA, with almost 2,100 properties worldwide, is one of the world’s largest economy lodging operators.

Mitchell A. Presnick, Super 8 China chairman, said he is "pleased" with his company’s development progress in 2007 and thanked business partners, employees, industry and government for helping the company achieve three straight years of exceeded development targets.

Referring to Super 8’s nine new openings in December, Mr. Presnick said, "in addition to exceeding our development targets again this year, I am pleased to note this is the first time that Super 8 China has opened more than eight properties in China in one month."

Super 8 China opened thirteen properties in November and December 2007. The new Super 8 properties are located in Lanzhou, Beijing, Tianjin, Shenzhen, Changshu, Changchun, Baotou, Kunming, Hangzhou, Baotou and Hangzhou. These new Super 8 properties will provide "Clean & Friendly" service, which is the hallmark of Super 8 Hotels worldwide.

"I am proud and happy to be a member of Super 8 family, we will follow the quality and operation standard of Super 8 strictly, because it will allow our hotel to be managed professionally, and bring our ideal of "Clean & Friendly" to each guest." The GM of Super 8 Hotel Lanzhou Walking Street Mr. Pang Zhixiong said.

About Super 8

Super 8(R) Motels Inc. is one of the world’s largest economy lodging franchise operators, with almost 2,100 hotels representing over 126,000 rooms worldwide. The first Super 8 opened in Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA in 1974, charging US$8.88 per night. Super 8(R) is devoted to providing consistently clean rooms and friendly service with good value to all its hotel guests.

Super 8 entered the China market in 2004 and opened its first hotel in Beijing on June 8, 2004. As of December 28, 2007, the company had 124 hotels either open or under construction in more than 60 cities across China.

About Wyndham Worldwide Corporation

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), parent of Super 8(R) and other brands, is a global hospitality and leisure company based in Parsippany, New Jersey, USA. Wyndham Hotel Group includes a portfolio of over 6,500 properties and over 541,000 hotel rooms on six continents. Wyndham Hotel Group operates ten well-known brands; Super 8(R), Days Inn(R), Ramada(R), Travelodge(R), Howard Johnson(R), Baymont Inn(R), Knights Inn(R), Wingate Inn(R), AmeriHost Inn(R) and Wyndham(R) Hotels.

Source: Super 8 China
Keywords: Travel