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Hyatt announces expansive growth in India and Southwest Asia for 2024

Hyatt targets India and Southwest Asia for brand expansion, introducing new hotels across leisure and business destinations in 2024.

CHICAGO – Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced plans for the aggressive expansion of Hyatt’s brand portfolio in India and the Southwest Asia region, with a robust pipeline of eight new hotels that are expected to open across various leisure and city destinations in 2024. This growth is timed to coincide with the expected rebound of leisure and business travel in the country and the sub-continent.

In 2024, Hyatt’s brand expansion in India and Southwest Asia will continue with its Hyatt Regency, Hyatt Place and Hyatt Centric brands. With an aim to expand the presence of its luxury and lifestyle brands in India, Hyatt also marked the strategic entry of the JdV by Hyatt brand in India with the official opening of Ronil Goa recently. The JdV by Hyatt brand is the ninth Hyatt brand to be introduced in the country reinstating Hyatt’s commitment to growing its footprint in India.

The Hyatt Regency brand, which is a key growth driver for Hyatt in the region, will enter a new destination with the slated openings of Hyatt Regency Kasauli and Hyatt Regency Ghaziabad. The Hyatt Place brand is expected to enter three new locations in the region with Hyatt Place Aurangabad, Hyatt Place Haridwar and in a new country with Hyatt Place Dhaka Uttara (Bangladesh). The Hyatt Centric brand will expand its portfolio with the expected openings of Hyatt Centric Hebbal Bengaluru and Hyatt Centric Ballygunge Kolkata.

Southwest Asia continues to demonstrate high growth potential and is among the top global growth markets for Hyatt. We have strong expansion plans for 2024 across our portfolio encompassing our legacy brands like Hyatt Regency, Hyatt Place and Hyatt Centric across destinations that will strengthen our brand presence in key markets. This expansion represents our strong commitment and confidence in the Southwest Asia region,” said Sunjae Sharma, Managing Director, India & Southwest Asia, Hyatt. “Complementing our current portfolio of Hyatt brands in the country, the introduction of the JdV by Hyatt lifestyle brand in India signifies a strategic milestone in Hyatt’s thoughtful expansion within the leisure and business segments. We are excited for our guests travelling to Goa to embrace this lifestyle experience. Ronil Goa aligns seamlessly with the brand that encourages living in the moment, making it a perfect addition. We look forward to further enhancing our distinctive brand footprint throughout the sub-continent,” Sharma added.

In 2023, Hyatt’s brand footprint expanded in India with the openings of Hyatt Place Bodh Gaya, Hyatt Place Vijaywada, Hyatt Place Goa Candolim and Hyatt Centric Rajpur Road Dehradun. The expansion across leisure, corporate and spiritual tourism segments has strengthened Hyatt’s brand presence in India and the Southwest Asian region, offering travelers and World of Hyatt members more opportunities to stay at Hyatt hotels.

With these introductions, Hyatt’s India and Southwest Asia portfolio will have nine distinct brands, including Andaz, Alila, Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Hyatt, Hyatt Centric, Hyatt Place, and JdV by Hyatt. Moreover, Hyatt’s growing brand footprint in India will offer a balanced portfolio designed to provide unique and engaging guest experiences, coupled with Hyatt’s deep understanding of the local and global hospitality standards for which it is known.

Recent and upcoming introductions include:
  • Ronil Goa, which is part of the JdV by Hyatt brand, offers a collection of vibrant, independent hotels that are true reflections of urban neighborhoods. Ronil Goa embraces the charm of Indo-Portuguese architecture, evoking the cozy ambiance of a boutique lifestyle property with 12 guest houses comprising 135 guestrooms, including four suites. Ronil Goa is the perfect space for today’s modern lifestyle traveler seeking experiences and adventures in the serene city of Goa. Inspired by Hyatt’s commitment to care, the hotel supports sustainable practices like wooden sustainable key cards, VRV systems, sensor lights, a sewage treatment plant and a water treatment plant, among other practices.
  • Hyatt Regency Kasauli is in close proximity to Kasauli, a favoured hill station and retreat in north India, popular for holidays, weekend getaways and retreats. Located at an elevation of 5900 feet, the hotel will offer sweeping views of the destination with 89 rooms and suites. Varied food and beverage offerings include an all-day dining outlet, a signature outdoor bar and pizzeria, and a lobby café and lounge. Additionally, the property will offer approximately 3,000 square feet of function space, an outdoor swimming pool, a spa, and a well-equipped fitness center.
  • Hyatt Regency Ghaziabad, the opening of Hyatt Regency Ghaziabad will be an important addition to our portfolio in the Delhi NCR region. The hotel is located in close proximity to the industrial and commercial establishments as well as the affluent residential area. The hotel will feature 120 keys and approximately 19,000 square feet of event space that will make this hotel an ideal place to host social events and business meetings.
  • Hyatt Place Aurangabad will be the first Hyatt hotel in Aurangabad, blending modern comforts with Aurangabad’s rich cultural heritage. The hotel will offer 150 rooms, including six suites. The hotel’s food and beverage offerings will include an all-day restaurant, rooftop bar and a grab-and-go outlet. For recreation and fitness, the hotel will feature an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness center.
  • Hyatt Place Dhaka Uttara will be the first Hyatt hotel in Bangladesh. The hotel will feature 85 spacious guestrooms including nine suites that offer views of the runway and city. The hotel will offer a fitness center and a temperature-controlled infinity-edge rooftop swimming pool. Intimate yet stylish, the hotel will also offer 1,500 square feet of meeting and event space.
  • Hyatt Place Haridwar will be the third Hyatt-branded property in Uttarakhand and the first international hotel in the land of Ganges. Featuring 110 thoughtfully appointed guestrooms with space to work or relax, the hotel will be conveniently located near popular local attractions and tourist destinations like the beautiful ghats, the historic temples and the sprawling gardens of Haridwar. Guests can even revel in the adventure of wildlife expeditions at Rajaji National Park. The hotel will offer a range of amenities such as a well-equipped fitness center, an outdoor pool, convenient dining options including all-day dining, complimentary breakfast, a bar, and a meeting room.
  • Hyatt Centric Ballygunge Kolkata will be the first Hyatt Centric hotel in the city of joy. Embracing the vibrant essence of Kolkata, the hotel is set to redefine hospitality by seamlessly merging contemporary elegance with an adventurous touch. The hotel pays homage to the city’s rich cultural tapestry, unveiling 93 carefully designed guestrooms, including seven suites. The culinary experience at the hotel will offer sensory delight, featuring three thoughtfully conceptualized restaurants. For relaxation and fitness, the hotel will offer an outdoor pool and a well-equipped fitness center. Additionally, it will provide versatile event spaces spanning approximately 4,200 square feet, ideal for both corporate gatherings and social events.
  • Hyatt Centric Hebbal Bengaluru will be the second Hyatt Centric hotel in Bengaluru. Located at Hebbal, a fast-growing business hub in the city with close proximity to multiple business parks, this lifestyle hotel will offer 152 rooms, suites and long-stay rooms. Dynamic food and beverage offerings will include an all-day dining outlet, a signature rooftop bar, and a lobby café and lounge. Additionally, the property will feature approximately 10,000 square feet of event space, an outdoor swimming pool, a spa, and a well-equipped fitness center.
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