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Hyatt (US) to Expand Luxury Portfolio in Asia Pacific with 21 New Hotels by 2020

27 May 2019 - Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today that 21 new luxury hotels and resorts are planned to open in Asia Pacific by the end of 2020, fueling Hyatts brand expansion in the region.This expansion is comprised of seven Park Hyatt branded properties, six hotels each under the Grand Hyatt and Andaz brands and two Alila branded resorts, boosting Hyatts luxury portfolio in the region by more than 25%.

We are excited to expand our luxury portfolio in Asia Pacific, bringing more distinct experiences through the Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Andaz and Alila brands to destinations that matter most to our guests, said Carina Chorengel, senior vice president, Commercial, Asia Pacific, Hyatt. As we expand our resort, lifestyle and wellbeing offerings, we will better cater to todays increasingly diverse luxury travelers who seek greater personalization, whether they are traveling for business or leisure.

With this expansion, a record number of seven Park Hyatt hotels are expected to open in under two years “ a significant milestone for Hyatt, which adds an average of one Park Hyatt property per year. The Andaz brand, known to offer immersive cultural experiences, is set to double its footprint in Asia Pacific with new openings in major cities such as Seoul, Dubai and Shenzhen, alongside resort destinations such as Bali, as well as Sanya and Xiamen in China.

Set to join the World of Hyatt loyalty program later this year following its integration into the Hyatt portfolio in 2018, the Alila brand will add two resorts in Malaysia and Oman next year. Together these two resorts will bring the brands contemporary expressions of century-old traditions, authentic experiences and sustainable mindset closer to more travelers. Additionally, the Grand Hyatt brand continues its steady growth momentum with new openings in emerging cities in China, India, South Korea, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

We see enormous potential to grow our luxury portfolio in Asia Pacific, which currently accounts for 40% of Hyatts overall portfolio in the region, said Patrick Finn, senior vice president, real estate and development, Asia Pacific, Hyatt. Hyatt has a distinct and differentiated strategy with each of our brands positioned at the high end of every segment in which we operate, and we are committed to expanding our brand footprint in major business cities, cultural destinations and leisure hot spots that resonate with developers, owners and guests.

Planned openings in 2019

Andaz Dubai The Palm in the United Arab Emirates
Andaz Gangnam Seoul in South Korea
Grand Hyatt Al Khobar in Saudi Arabia
Grand Hyatt Gurgaon in India
Grand Hyatt Hefei in China
Park Hyatt Auckland in New Zealand
Park Hyatt Doha in Qatar
Park Hyatt Jakarta in Indonesia
Park Hyatt Kyoto in Japan
Park Hyatt Shenzhen in China
Planned openings in 2020

Alila Dalit Bay in Malaysia
Alila Hinu Bay in Oman
Andaz Bali in Indonesia
Andaz Sanya Sunny Bay in China
Andaz Shenzhen in China
Andaz Xiamen in China
Grand Hyatt Jeju in Korea
Grand Hyatt Kuwait in Kuwait
Grand Hyatt Shenzhou Peninsula in China
Park Hyatt Niseko, Hanazono in Japan
Park Hyatt Suzhou in China

About Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 19 premier brands. As of March 31, 2019, the Company’s portfolio included more than 850 properties in over 60 countries across six continents. The Company’s purpose to care for people so they can be their best informs its business decisions and growth strategy and is intended to attract and retain top colleagues, build relationships with guests and create value for shareholders. The Company’s subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences, vacation ownership properties, and fitness and spa locations, including under the Park Hyatt, Miraval, Grand Hyatt, Alila, Andaz, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, Destination, Hyatt Regency, Hyatt, Hyatt Ziva„¢, Hyatt Zilara„¢, Thompson Hotels, Hyatt Centric, Hyatt House, Hyatt Place, Joie de Vivre, tommie„¢, Hyatt Residence Club and Exhale brand names, and operate the World of Hyatt loyalty program that provides distinct benefits and exclusive experiences to its valued members.

About Alila

The hallmark of the Alila brand is the combination of innovative design and luxury in unique locations, set apart by an unprecedented level of private space, crafted artisanship, personalized hospitality, and bespoke journeys. Alila means Surprise in Sanskrit, which suitably describes the refreshing character of our properties and impressions of our guests when they stay with us. In support of sustainable tourism, Alila hotels adopt EarthCheck operating standards, integrating the natural, physical and cultural elements of their environments. To stay at any Alila hotels and resorts is to embark on a destination experience “ be it in recreating the flavors of the local cuisine, enhancing your well-being through ancient healing arts or the thrill of adventure sports, you will re-discover the luxury of living at Alila hotels.

About Andaz

Global in scale while local in perspective, the Andaz brand of luxury hotels weaves the sights, sounds, and tastes of each propertys surroundings for a distinctively local experience. Through thoughtful, unscripted service tailored for travelers, Andaz hotels enable guests to go beyond the familiar and satiate their curiosity while immersing them in the spirit of the eclectic culture around them. Nineteen Andaz hotels are currently open: Andaz 5th Avenue and Andaz Wall Street in New York, Andaz San Diego, Andaz West Hollywood, Andaz Napa, Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa, Andaz Savannah, Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort, Andaz Munich Schwabinger Tor, Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market, Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya, Andaz Costa Rica Resort at Peninsula Papagayo, Andaz London Liverpool Street, Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht, Andaz Singapore, Andaz Delhi, Andaz Xintiandi in Shanghai, Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills, and Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi.

About Grand Hyatt

Around the world, Grand Hyatt hotels bring travel dreams to life by celebrating the iconic in small details and magnificent moments. Located at the crossroads of local culture and global business within major gateway cities and resort destinations, each Grand Hyatt hotel is uniquely designed to be a captivating destination within a destination. Grand Hyatt hotels deliver welcoming and elevated service, first-class accommodations and an abundance of options within a multicultural backdrop of dramatic architecture and bold and vibrant design. Grand Hyatt properties boast inventive restaurants, luxury spas, fitness centers, and business and meeting facilities.

About Park Hyatt

Park Hyatt hotels provide discerning, global travelers with a refined home-away-from-home. Guests of Park Hyatt hotels receive quietly confident and personalized service in an enriching environment. Located in several of the world’s premier destinations, each Park Hyatt hotel is custom designed to combine sophistication with understated luxury. Park Hyatt hotels feature well-appointed guestrooms, world-renowned artwork and design, rare and immersive culinary experiences, and signature restaurants featuring award-winning chefs. There are currently 40 Park Hyatt hotels in the following locations: Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, Beaver Creek, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Busan, Canberra, Changbaishan, Carlsbad, Chennai, Chicago, Dubai, Guangzhou, Hamburg, Hangzhou, Hyderabad, Istanbul, Jeddah, Maldives, Mallorca, Melbourne, Mendoza, Milan, Moscow, New York, Ningbo, Paris, Saigon, Sanya, Seoul, Shanghai, Siem Reap, St. Kitts, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto (under renovation), Vienna, Washington, D.C., Zanzibar, and Zurich.


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