Ilan Weill, general manager, Grand Hyatt Melbourne, speaks to Breaking Travel News as the property is honoured with a top title at the World Travel Awards.
Concord Hospitality has announced construction has started on Hyatt Place Jacksonville. Located across the street from St. Johns Town Centre, the 160-room hotel, Hyatt Place Jacksonville, is scheduled to open in late 2018.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation is planning to expand Hyatt’s brand footprint in the Middle East and Gulf Cooperation Council with the signing of management agreements by a Hyatt affiliate for 14 Hyatt-branded hotels. The new hotels will operate across the Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Hyatt Centric, Hyatt Place, and HYATT house brands.
Hyatt Hotels is opening the Hyatt Regency Amsterdam, the first Hyatt Regency hotel to open in The Netherlands’ dynamic capital city. Hyatt Regency Amsterdam is the third Hyatt-branded hotel in The Netherlands, joining luxury lifestyle hotel Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht and select service hotel Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the opening of Andaz Delhi, marking the Andaz brand’s first hotel in India and 16th worldwide. Represented in world-class cities like London, New York, Tokyo and Shanghai, Hyatt’s luxury lifestyle brand celebrates local culture and the unique spirit of neighbourhoods, and is now set to make its mark in India’s vibrant capital with the opening of Andaz Delhi in Aerocity.
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts has revealed plans for Hyatt Centric La Rosière, the first Hyatt Centric hotel in France and Hyatt’s first ski resort in the region. Hyatt has entered into a franchise agreement with La Rosière Gestion SARL to be managed by Sophos Hotels.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation is planning to expand its Grand Hyatt and Hyatt Regency brands in Pakistan with the signing of management agreements by a Hyatt affiliate for four Hyatt-branded hotels. On the drawing board are Grand Hyatt Islamabad, Hyatt Regency Karachi, Hyatt Regency Lahore, and Hyatt Regency Rawalpindi. Bahria Town, one of the largest private developers in Asia, will own the four Hyatt-branded hotels.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has unveiled World of Hyatt, Hyatt’s new global loyalty program, which will launch on March 1st, 2017. World of Hyatt is about building community and engaging with high-end travellers. “At Hyatt, we are in the business of caring for people so they can be their best,” said Mark Hoplamazian, president and chief executive officer, Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
Park Hyatt Mallorca is now home to the Serenitas Spa, an exclusive day spa and wellness centre, at the heart of the resort. Taking inspiration from the island’s azure seas, abundant nature, fragrant aromas and Mediterranean breeze, Serenitas Spa draws on Mallorca’s rich history and cultural heritage to offer guests an unforgettable wellbeing experience.
Hyatt has appointed its long-time executive Jim Chu to the newly created position of global head of select service and franchise strategy, designed to strengthen and support the continued growth of the Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brands. Chu will report to Steve Haggerty, global head of capital strategy, franchising and select service for Hyatt.