Wyndham officials to visit

Representatives of the international hotel chain Wyndham are due here next week for a two-day visit during which they will meet with top tourism officials.

In a statement released today by the Barbados Government Information Service, the Barbados Tourism Investment Inc announced that Eduardo Cruz del Rio, Wyndham’s vice president of operations for Latin America and the Caribbean and Ted Brumleve the senior director of design for Wyndham Worldwide will also meet with senior agriculture and education officials on June 19 and 20 to discuss possible areas of collaboration.

Eduardo Cruz del Rio and Ted Brumleve

The New Jersey-based international hotel chain currently boasts of 8,000 hotels under 15 brands, and over 697,600 rooms in 77 countries on six continents and employs more than 40,000 employees worldwide.

Wyndham, which has a strong presence in the Latin American market, has been awarded the contract to operate a 450-room hotel at the site of what was Sam Lord’s Castle in St Philip.

Tourism officials say the new hotel, which is due to open in the latter half of 2019, is to be a flagship Wyndham resort, employing up to 1,000 people.

8 Responses to Wyndham officials to visit

  1. Anne Ince
    Anne Ince June 15, 2017 at 12:25 am

    Selling out…

    • Jennifer June 15, 2017 at 1:11 pm

      No, SOLD out . LONG TIME.

    • Big Man June 15, 2017 at 1:21 pm

      Annie Lou you could of bought it and bought the land in Bay St. where the Hyatt going Freaky gal

  2. Ossie Moore June 15, 2017 at 11:18 am

    Well de lanterns will again be lite and they be swaying high up in de coconut trees. Me dear good Sam Lorde

  3. M.D.M. June 15, 2017 at 12:34 pm

    It would be nice if these representatives could invest some time to make sure our heritage is preserved.

  4. greengiant June 15, 2017 at 2:31 pm

    Contribute something please @Anne Ince.

  5. tedd June 15, 2017 at 2:54 pm

    wyndham was the firm that ran heywoods hotel for years before the government sold it to Almond Beach. they did quite a good job of it at that time

  6. Alex Alleyne June 15, 2017 at 9:14 pm

    “HEAVY-ROLLERS” coming so, Look-out. I bet that the Minister won’t be saying anything to these 2 that “anything they plan to do will fail”.


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