Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has announced the debut of its newest brand, Registry Collection Hotels, in Georgia with a flagship 100-key newbuild in Tbilisi. Slated to open in early 2023, Art Tbilisi, a Registry Collection Hotel will be located in Abanotubani, one of the most sought-after locations in the Old Town.

Wyndham recently introduced its 21st brand, Registry Collection Hotels, with the opening of the Grand Residences Riviera Cancun in June 2021, adding a luxury offering to the upper end of its growing portfolio.

Art Tbilisi, a Registry Collection Hotel in Georgia

Nestled on a hill with views of the Old Town and its traditional brick houses, the property will be located opposite the city’s historic hot springs and sulphuric baths. Inside, it will feature stylish guestrooms, including a mix of suites, deluxe and executive accommodation options, as well as a restaurant serving local delicacies and a rooftop wine bar with access to a garden overlooking the sulphuric baths and Mtkvari river. Other facilities include a fitness centre and wellness area with its own private thermal bathhouse and sauna.

“Our newest brand is the perfect option for independent luxury hotel owners who want to maintain their independent spirit while tapping into the global scale, capability and loyalty of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, which is even more relevant as the industry recovers from the challenges of the global pandemic,” says Dimitris Manikis, President for EMEA at Wyndham. “We are incredibly proud to introduce our Registry Collection Hotels brand and this spectacular property to Georgia, a stunning destination that has become hugely popular thanks to its charming architecture, rich culture, delectable cuisine, and many historic sites.”

Art Tbilisi, a Registry Collection Hotel in Georgia

Wyndham’s portfolio in Georgia includes Wyndham Grand Tbilisi, Wyndham Batumi, Ramada By Wyndham Tbilisi Old City, Ramada Encore Tbilisi, in addition to a development pipeline of 11 hotels across the country. In recent years, Georgia has experienced a record number of visitors, with tourism accounting for around 18% of the country’s GDP. Despite the pandemic, according to GlobalData, by 2025 the total travel and tourism spending by all visitors in Georgia is forecast to grow by 40%, highlighting the potential of the destination.