Japan’s second Wyndham Garden opens in Sapporo
Wyndham Destinations has signed an agreement to manage Wyndham Garden Sapporo Odori, the second Wyndham Garden hotel to open in Japan.
The 132-room property, which opened on June 30, has its own restaurant and cocktail bar on the ground floor. It follows the opening of the Wyndham Garden Nagaizumi in 2020.
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, owner of the Wyndham Garden brand, has named Wyndham Destinations Japan as its preferred hotel operator in the country.
“The opening of Wyndham Garden Sapporo Odori is indicative of the long-term potential we see in Japan and reinforces our commitment to bringing our globally recognized brands to Asia Pacific,” said Joon Aun Ooi, President of Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Asia Pacific.
“We are thrilled to partner with Wyndham Destinations because of their proven track record of executing day-to-day operations and providing excellent guest services that the Wyndham Garden brand is synonymous with.”
By percentage, Wyndham Garden is the fastest growing Wyndham brand over the past five years. Aun Ooi pointed out that Sapporo was an ideal location for the second hotel in Japan.
“Sapporo is a beautiful destination well known for its mountains, hot springs and winter festivals and attracts domestic and international visitors to explore, making it a perfect complement to our growing portfolio of brands in this region and our Wyndham Rewards award-winning loyalty. program,” he said.
Wyndham Destinations currently oversees approximately 70 hotels and resorts in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Europe and Southeast Asia.
Wyndham Destinations, President and Managing Director, International Operations, Barry Robinson, echoed that sentiment by partnering with Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, building owner JR West and tenant, FP Sapporo GK.
“Sapporo is a popular destination for international and domestic travelers, as well as business travelers. We look forward to warmly welcoming our first guests to our brand new hotel, which offers a contemporary, comfortable and stylish base in the heart of the city.