Wyndham Hotel Group has introduced its first Ramada Encore hotel to Busan with the opening of Ramada Encore Busan Haeundae.
The newly built 402-room hotel, developed under a franchise agreement with Korea Development Group and managed by Styleloft Global Corporation, is Wyndham Hotel Group’s 28th destination in South Korea following the openings of Howard Johnson Jeju Seogwipo Harbor, Ramada Jeju City Hall, and Howard Johnson Jeju Hotel Yeondong earlier this year.
Fast-growing Busan attracted more than 10 million domestic visitors and two million international tourists last year, achieving 4.1 trillion won (US$36 billion) in tourism revenue. This year, local tourism officials announced plans to boost international arrivals even more through a series of development initiatives aiding the growth of meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE) throughout the city.
“Busan is an emerging destination for MICE travel and visitor numbers are growing thanks to infrastructure efforts like expanding Gimhae International Airport, upgrading retail centres, and redeveloping the Port of Busan,” said Barry Robinson, president and managing director, of Wyndham Hotel Group South East Asia and Pacific Rim.