Wyndham Hotel Group has signed a £17m ($27.5m) construction deal with Quays Hotels to develop a new Ramada Encore property in Gateshead, UK.
The hotel will be managed by Wyndham Hotel Group, making it the company’s first UK property to be managed by Ramada Encore.
The 200-room Ramada Encore Newcastle / Gateshead will be located in Gateshead Quays. It will feature a restaurant, a lounge and bar, a gym and meeting facilities.
The property is expected to open in 2012.
Ramada Worldwide, a member of the Wyndham Hotel Group, operates 900 mid-scale and upscale hotels.