Friday, October 12, 2012

Wyndham Vacation Rentals Expands Portfolio in Europe

World’s largest professionally managed vacation rentals company adds 600-unit luxury holiday resort in the Drenthe province of Netherlands

Landal Greenparks logoWyndham Vacation Rentals®, the world’s largest professionally managed vacation rentals business, and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), announced today that its Netherlands-based Landal GreenParks® brand has acquired the leasing and management operations of the holiday resort, Hof van Saksen. Wyndham Vacation Rentals offers more than 95,000 properties in over 500 unique destinations, including approximately 88,000 units in Europe.

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Opened in 2007, Hof van Saksen offers approximately 600 high-quality, thatched farmhouses situated in the untouched landscape of Drenthe province. The newly-renovated resort boasts the simple sophistication of famous Dutch design studio, Piet Boon® in its main building. The on-site facilities, including several restaurants, a swimming pool with flume and a spa with wellness center, provide a relaxing holiday experience.

"With its beautiful architecture and first-class facilities, Hof van Saksen is a strong addition to our growing portfolio of professionally managed vacation rental properties," said Geoff Ballotti, president and CEO, Wyndham Exchange & Rentals. “Landal’s vast experience with managing holiday parks in Europe that attract nearly 2.1 million visitors every year will help make this property a great success in the destination for years to come.”

Wyndham Vacation Rentals is the world’s largest professionally managed vacation rentals business, offering European holiday experiences through recognized brands such as Landal GreenParks®, Hoseasons and James Villa Holidays. Its breadth and variety of accommodation types is unique, ranging from cottages, villas and castles to houseboats, caravans and tents, all with a self-catering element and professionally managed level of service consistent with the Wyndham experience.

The Hof van Saksen resort reopens today, October 12. Landal is accepting bookings through www.landal.com. For more information about Wyndham Vacation Rentals in Europe, as well as the U.S., visit www.wyndhamrentals.com