WYNDHAM VACATION OWNERSHIP UNVEILS ONLY MAJOR BRANDED VACATION OWNERSHIP RESORT IN WEST YELLOWSTONE
-WorldMark West Yellowstone is Company's First Resort in Montana-
ORLANDO, Fla. (March 18, 2008) - Wyndham Vacation Ownership, theworld's largest vacation ownership company and a member of Wyndham Worldwide's family of companies (NYSE: WYN), today announced the opening of WorldMark West Yellowstone in West Yellowstone, Montana. The vacation ownership resort, operating within the WorldMark, The Club portfolio, features 112 condominium-style units and is located less than a mile from Yellowstone National Park.
"It is only fitting that our first resort in Montana be located on the doorstep of America's first national park," said Franz Hanning, president and CEO of Wyndham Vacation Ownership. "As the only flagged vacation ownership property in the West Yellowstone area, WorldMark West Yellowstone offers our owners and their guests a world-renowned, year-round vacation experience. When combining the rugged beauty of Yellowstone National Park with the unparalleled service and comfort people have come to expect from our Wyndham-branded resorts, we are providing a truly unbeatable vacation experience."
Featuring a rustic western design, WorldMark West Yellowstone offers a combination of spacious studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom units as well as three luxurious three-bedroom Presidential suites. Each comfortably furnished unit features a full kitchen, living and dining room, a washer and dryer. Resort amenities include an indoor pool, children's pool, two hot tubs and playground area as well as a game room with pool tables, arcade games and a computer area.
Located at the crossroads of Montana, Wyoming and Idaho, WorldMark West Yellowstone is an ideal year-round retreat for outdoor enthusiasts. During the spring and summer, visitors can enjoy such activities as whitewater rafting, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, viewing wildlife and mountain biking. During the winter, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and dog-sledding are just a few of the activities available to area guests. Additionally, West Yellowstone features a number of shops and restaurants which complement the historic sites and natural wonders of America's premier national park, which brings millions of visitors to the area each year.
About Wyndham Vacation Ownership
Wyndham Vacation Ownership, a member of Wyndham Worldwide’s (NYSE: WYN) family of companies, is the world’s largest vacation ownership business, as measured by the number of vacation ownership resorts, individual vacation ownership units and owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its three primary consumer brands, Wyndham Vacation Resorts, WorldMark by Wyndham and Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific. As of December 31, 2007, Wyndham Vacation Ownership had developed or acquired approximately 145 vacation ownership resorts throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and the South Pacific that represent more than 17,500 individual vacation ownership units and more than 800,000 owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership is headquartered in Orlando, Florida, and is supported by more than 17,700 employees globally.