Hyatt plans Asia-Pacific luxury growth

The Alila Dalit Bay Villa joined the Hyatt portfolio last year. Photo credit: Hyatt Hotels Corp.

Hyatt Hotels Corp. expects to open 21 new hotels in its luxury portfolio across the Asia-Pacific region by the end of 2020. 

This expansion includes seven Park Hyatt-branded properties, six hotels each under the Grand Hyatt and Andaz brands and two Alila resorts, boosting Hyatt’s luxury portfolio in the region by more than 25 percent.

Seven Park Hyatt hotels—a record number—are expected to open in less than two years. The Andaz brand is set to double its footprint in Asia-Pacific with openings in major cities such as Seoul, Dubai and Shenzhen, aloFgside resort destinations such as Bali, as well as Sanya and Xiamen in China.

Following its integration into the Hyatt portfolio in 2018, the Alila brand is set to join the World of Hyatt loyalty program later this year and will add two resorts in Malaysia and Oman next year. The Grand Hyatt brand will add new properties 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 percent of Hyatt’s overall portfolio in the region,” said Patrick Finn, SVP/real estate and development, Asia-Pacific, Hyatt. “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