Wyndham Vacation Ownership Adds Wyndham Palm Springs Hotel to its FairShare Plus by Wyndham Program
ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 8, 2008) – Wyndham Vacation Ownership, the world’s largest vacation ownership company and a member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), today announced that owners of FairShare Plus by Wyndham, its points-based, flexible vacation ownership exchange program, may now use their points to stay at Wyndham Palm Springs, an upscale desert retreat in the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts family of properties. This marks the eighth Wyndham hotel available to Wyndham Vacation Resorts’ owners as a part of their FairShare Plus by Wyndham program.
“The addition of Wyndham Palm Springs to the FairShare Plus by Wyndham program further expands the synergies that can be realized across our family of Wyndham Worldwide brands,” said Franz Hanning, president and CEO of Wyndham Vacation Ownership. “This partnership enables us to provide more travel options for our owners and reinforce the high quality hotels and resorts available under our industry leading hospitality company.”
Located in Palm Springs, a glamorous oasis in the California desert, the luxurious Wyndham Palm Springs features warmly appointed rooms with panoramic views of the majestic San Jacinto Mountains. The 410-room hotel features spacious units which include the comforts and conveniences of home, making it an ideal stop for leisure and business travelers. Visitors to Wyndham Palm Springs can enjoy a refreshing swim in the oasis pool, savor delicious contemporary cuisine at the hotel’s renowned Café Terraza or take part in the area’s many activities such as golf, tennis, shopping, skiing and hiking. Just a scenic drive from Los Angeles, Wyndham Palm Springs is a special relaxation retreat.
“By adding Wyndham Palm Springs to the FairShare Plus by Wyndham portfolio, owners can enjoy a different vacation experience but with the same level of service they expect from the Wyndham brand,” Peter Strebel, president of Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.
FairShare Plus owners also may use their points for stays at seven other Wyndham hotels: the Wyndham Rio Mar in Puerto Rico; Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort and Spa in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; Wyndham Orange County in Costa Mesa, Calif.; Wyndham Midtown and Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center in Atlanta; Hotel Galvez – A Wyndham Historic Hotel in Galveston, Texas; and Wyndham Miami Airport Hotel & Executive Meeting Center in Florida. The number of points required to stay at the respective hotels vary according to the time of year and other usage guidelines.