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Wyndham Lands in Nevis with Deluxe Multi-Million Dollar Resort

The Caribbean’s newest Wyndham Grand signifies the company’s continued aggressive expansion in the region

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (January 4, 2017) – Hospitality powerhouse Wyndham Hotel Group continues bolstering its robust Caribbean pipeline by bringing approachable luxury to the breathtaking shores of Nevis, one of the region’s most exclusive destinations, with the island’s first Wyndham Grand® resort.

The beachfront Wyndham Grand Nevis will be situated within Northern Pointe Resort, a new 30-acre luxury real estate development being built along Long Haul Bay in the Parish of Saint James. When completed in 2019, the stunning resort will boast 170 sumptuous suites, condominiums and villas ranging from 900 to 5,100 square feet; a private beach club; five dining areas; infinity pools; more than 10,000 square feet of meeting space; a spa; and more. The property is owned by Northern Pointe Development LTD and will be managed by Wyndham Hotel Group.

The worldly, upper-upscale Wyndham Grand brand offers an unpretentious and approachable atmosphere, allowing guests to enjoy the grand things in life like pristine guest rooms, relaxing spas, one-of-a-kind dining experiences, and more with local culture and style infused into each hotel and resort.

“Nevis is known around the world as one of the most desirable yet exclusive vacation spots in the Caribbean, and as more travellers discover this tranquil paradise the demand for more upscale accommodations will grow,” said Paulo Pena, president and managing director, Latin America and the Caribbean for Wyndham Hotel Group. “Wyndham Grand’s distinct experiences and understated approach to luxury will bring a unique accessibility to this elite island. Adding Nevis to an impressive growing list of amazing global destinations – including Shanghai, Istanbul, Chicago, Phuket and Barbados – not only positions us to raise the Wyndham Grand flag in even more top-tier locations, but it also expands our managed hotel portfolio here in the region and further solidifies our commitment to providing unparalleled guest experiences to all travellers.”

Located roughly 1,200 miles from Miami, the 36-square-mile Nevis is the smaller of two islands which make up the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. Travel to the island is steadily blossoming with overnight visitors and cruise tourism increasing each year since 2013.

“By partnering with the world’s largest hotel group, we’re able to harness the power of Wyndham Hotel Group’s vast global distribution capabilities, globally renowned brands and simple and generous Wyndham Rewards loyalty program to deliver first-rate hospitality to Nevis visitors in an exquisite setting,” said Vishal Khanna, president and CEO of Northern Pointe Development LTD.

A Fast-Growing Regional Footprint

Wyndham Hotel Group is growing dramatically throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Late last year the company opened Puerto Rico’s first TRYP by Wyndham® hotel in San Juan and announced plans to manage the five-star Sam Lord’s Castle Barbados, A Wyndham Grand Resort. The hotel giant currently has 13 hotels operating in the Caribbean under its Wyndham Grand, Wyndham®, TRYP by Wyndham, Ramada® and Howard Johnson® flags.

In Latin America, Wyndham Hotel Group announced earlier this month the acquisition of Fën Hotels, a leading management company in the region. The deal added 23 operating hotels and three soon-to-open locations to the company’s portfolio across Argentina, Peru, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Paraguay, and the U.S. including two newly constructed Wyndham Grand hotels opening in Montevideo, Uruguay, and Asunción, Paraguay.

More information on the resort development can be found at www.npnevis.com.

Wyndham Rewards® is the simple-to-use, revolutionary loyalty program for Wyndham Grand and Wyndham Hotel Group, offering members a generous points earning structure along with a flat, free-night redemption rate in more than 70 countries across the world – the first of its kind for a major hotel rewards program. To learn more or to join for free, guests should visit www.wyndhamrewards.com.

About Wyndham Hotel Group

Wyndham Hotel Group is the world’s largest hotel company based on number of hotels and one of three hospitality business units of Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN). Driving the democratization of travel, Wyndham Hotel Group is elevating the experience of the everyday traveler, changing the game so every traveler – no matter how much they spend or how they like to travel – has an extraordinary experience. As both a leading hotel brand franchisor and hotel management services provider, the company’s global  portfolio consists of nearly 8,000 hotels and approximately 689,800 rooms in 75 countries under the following brands: Dolce Hotels and Resorts®, Wyndham Grand®, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®, Wyndham Garden® Hotels, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham®, Ramada®, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Days Inn®, Super 8®, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge® and Knights Inn®. Wyndham Rewards, ranked number one hotel rewards program for 2016-2017 by U.S. News & World Report, offers more than 48 million members the opportunity to earn and redeem points at 25,000 hotels, condos and homes globally. For more information, visit www.wyndhamworldwide.com.

 

dck worldwide to Serve as General Contractor for Wyndham Grand Resort Project in Nevis

dck worldwide is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with Northern Pointe Development LTD to build the first Wyndham Grand Resort on the Caribbean island of Nevis. The Wyndham Grand Nevis will be situated on a 30-acre beachfront development site on Long Haul Bay in the island’s Parish of Saint James.

The property is owned by Northern Pointe Development LTD and will be managed by Wyndham Hotel Group.

Upon completion in 2019, the 5-star luxury resort will feature 170 spacious two and three-bedroom suites, condominiums villas; a secluded beach club, five dining areas, infinity pools, space for meetings, weddings, and receptions, a health spa and fitness center, along with many other top-tier amenities.

According to dck worlwide’s CEO Stephen D’Angelo, the company is looking forward to partnering with Northern Pointe Development and the Wyndham Hotel Group to bring their vision of unparalleled luxury and customer service to life in one of the region’s most desirable and exclusive destinations. “We all share the same commitment when it comes to quality workmanship, dedication to safety, superior customer service, and building excellence. dck worldwide is excited to be part of such a remarkable team.”

Final_1-440x293dck worldwide has extensive experience building in the Caribbean, and a significant footprint in the hospitality market sector. Over the past 25 years, the company has completed projects on 21 islands, built or renovated 6,400 hotel room keys, and performed $2.6 billion in construction value totaling more than 4 million square feet.

Vishal Khanna, President and CEO of Northern Pointe Development, cited the company’s successful track record in the Caribbean and in the hospitality sector in general as the primary reasons behind his decision to partner with dck worldwide. “We at Northern Pointe Development are delighted to work with dck worldwide and are confident that their exceptional experience within the Caribbean will provide an unrivaled standard of five-star luxury for the Wyndham Grand Nevis and our future patrons.”