Wyndham Unveils New Resort at National Harbor, Donates $25,000 to The Fishing School

Jan 25, 2010, 11:25 ET from Wyndham Worldwide Corporation

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ --



What:

Wyndham Vacation Ownership will unveil their newest 250 room resort at National Harbor.  The resort, which is more than seventy-five percent sold out, will create hundreds of new jobs and have an estimated annual $48.6 million in economic impact to the region.  This is the only newly built property Wyndham will open worldwide in 2010.




In addition, Wyndham will announce the kick off of a long-term partnership with The Fishing School, a non-profit after school education and enrichment program.  Commemorating the partnership, Wyndham will donate $25,000 to The Fishing School as well as host a student and their family at the resort four times a year for a three-night vacation.  This program will be an award given to an outstanding student for his or her performance each quarter.  



Who:

Wyndham Vacation Ownership CEO, Franz Hanning


Prince George's County Executive, Jack Johnson


Founder of the Fishing School, Tom Lewis



When:

Tuesday, January 26, 1:30PM



Where:

Wyndham Vacation Resorts at National Harbor


250 Mariner Passage


Second Floor


National Harbor, MD 20745




For more information about Wyndham Worldwide Corporation and its businesses, please visit www.WyndhamWorldwide.com.


CONTACT:

J. Peter Donald

508-566-1869

pdonald@smithfairfield.com



SOURCE Wyndham Worldwide Corporation



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