Hyatt Centric's next stop: Barbados

(The hotel is scheduled to open in 2019, and will be the first Hilton property in Barbados.)

A new Hyatt Centric hotel is being planned for Carlisle Bay, Barbados, according to a release from Hyatt Hotels Corp.

The hotel is scheduled to open in 2019, and will be the first Hyatt property in Barbados. The Hyatt Centric brand was launched last year, and combines draws for business and leisure travelers such as an attention to artwork, furniture, food & beverage services and specialized common areas for work.

"Hyatt continues to focus on expanding its presence in Latin America and the Caribbean where our loyal guests want to travel. We are thrilled to announce that the Hyatt Centric brand is coming to this vibrant tropical island, and we believe Hyatt Centric Carlisle Bay, Barbados, will offer a fresh new option for travelers looking to explore this historic and picturesque destination," Pat McCudden, SVP, capital strategy, real estate, and corporate development for Hyatt, said in a statement. "The addition of Hyatt Centric Carlisle Bay, Barbados, to the brand's portfolio allows us to meet the needs of our guests traveling on leisure or business in this important region."

When the Hyatt Centric Carlisle Bay, Barbados, opens it will gave 237 rooms spread across roughly three acres of waterfront. The property will be located on Carlisle Bay’s Brownes Beach, adjacent to the capital city of bridgetown. The property will have a restaurant, pool bar and grill, cafe, full-service spa, fitness center, outdoor pool, kid’s club and 6,135 square feet of meeting space. The hotel will be built by Vision Developments.

“Vision Developments is excited to partner with Hyatt to bring the Hyatt Centric brand to Carlisle Bay. We believe this project will serve as a catalyst for the development of many more hotel and real estate projects in the area, continuing Carlisle Bay's transformation into a world-class resort destination,” said Mark Maloney, director of Vision Developments.