Group focus: Wyndham Hotels & Resorts to expand footprint in Denmark by 2021 [Construction Report]
A glimpse at Wyndham’s first property in Denmark (Photo: Wyndham Hotels & Resorts)
The hospitality company will establish its first Danish property via a collaboration with Danish chain Comwell Hotels.
This exclusive agreement will see multiple hotels open under the Dolce Hotels and Resorts by Wyndham brand within Denmark.
More significantly, this collaboration marks Wyndham’s entry into the Danish market, and it will initially include two openings in Copenhagen and Aarhus.
Peter Schelde, Group CEO of Comwell Hotels, said: “We are delighted to have found in Wyndham Hotels & Resorts a like-minded partner which shares our values and aspirations, and are looking forward to opening our first and largest newly built hotel in Copenhagen together. The demand for quality accommodation and conference and meeting space is continuing to grow in Denmark, and working with one of the largest hotel companies in the world will enable us to further cement our position in the market and attract more international guests.”
The collaboration with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts will not impact Comwell Hotels’ ownership.
Dolce by Wyndham – a brand for special moments
Dolce by Wyndham is one of Wyndham’s 20 iconic hotel brands, and it is specifically designed to inspire and delight guests by creating extraordinary moments.
Dolce by Wyndham hotels around the world offer state-of-the-art meeting spaces with advanced technology, curated cuisine and inspiring activities, all in breath-taking surroundings in countries including France, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Belgium, the U.S. and now Denmark.
Dimitris Manikis, President and Managing Director, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts EMEA, said: “With charming architecture and design, an imaginative culinary scene and a welcoming population, it is no surprise that Denmark is increasingly attracting more international visitors.”
“The country has positioned itself as a growing hub for conferences and business events and we are thrilled to enter this attractive market with Comwell Hotels. Their solid expertise in the meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions segment, and reputation for managing hotels to an exceptional standard makes them a strong match for our Dolce by Wyndham brand and a perfect partner to launch the brand in Scandinavia,” Mr Manikis elaborated.
Comwell Copenhagen Portside, Dolce by Wyndham
The Comwell Copenhagen Portside, Dolce by Wyndham is slated to open in 2021 in Trælastholmen, a vibrant district of Nordhavn.
Situated right next to the harbour with easy access to many recreational areas, the hotel will feature captivating architecture inspired by Copenhagen’s historic warehouses.
It will boast 484 rooms, 17 conference rooms and modern facilities including a restaurant, bar and two green atriums. The hotel will be the first and largest in Comwell’s collection in Copenhagen.
Comwell Aarhus, Dolce by Wyndham is in central Aarhus, Denmark’s second-largest city, close to the harbour, surrounded by cosy cafes and restaurants. The hotel is currently open and will be re-flagged.
It has 240 rooms, a versatile conference space, a restaurant and a bar. The hotel offers guests wonderful views of Aarhus and features stylish and urban décor, furnished by the Danish design company HAY.
Dolce by Wyndham hotels in Denmark and around the world participate in Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ award-winning loyalty programme, offering over 77 million enrolled members the opportunity to redeem points at thousands of properties globally.
Let’s take a look at a few more upcoming hotel projects by Wyndham in the EMEA region:
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