Hyatt Hotels Corporation will soon be doubling its footprint in the GCC following management agreements for 14 Hyatt-branded hotels spanning the Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Hyatt Centric, Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brands.
Enthusing on the news, senior vice president, acquisitions and development – Europe, Africa, and Middle East and Southwest Asia, Hyatt Hotels, Peter Norma remarked: “We believe the new agreements being announced today, along with the previously announced properties under development, demonstrate growing confidence among owners and developers in the strength of Hyatt-branded hotels in the Middle East and GCC. [This] announcement marks a significant milestone for Hyatt – the introduction of the Hyatt Centric brand to the Middle East. The growth opportunity in this region is a testament to the global appeal of Hyatt’s entire brand portfolio as it continues to expand worldwide and offer more choices to our guests.”
New openings include Park Hyatt Riyadh; Park Hyatt Doha; Grand Hyatt Kuwait; Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Residences Emirates Pearl; Hyatt Regency Jeddah; Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla; Hyatt Centric The Palm Dubai; and Hyatt Centric West Bay Doha.
Adding to this, over the next three years Hyatt Place Riyadh, KAFD and Hyatt House Riyadh, KAFD, Hyatt Place Riyadh, Sulaimaniya, Hyatt Place Dubai,Al Maktoum, Hyatt Place Dubai,Al Mina and Hyatt House Jeddah,Sari Street are set to open.