Hyatt Hotels has opened the Hyatt Regency Seragaki Island Okinawa in South Japan.
Hyatt Hotels partnered with Tokyu Land, NTT Urban Development and Milial Resort Hotels for the development. Tokyo-based Hashimoto Yukio Design Studio designed the interiors of the hotel.
The 344-room Hyatt Regency is on the west coast of Okinawa in Onna. The property has 320 guestrooms across a seven-floor building, including 71 Regency Club guestrooms and 16 suites. The hotel also has another 24 Beach House guestrooms in a three-story building across from the hotel.
The property is near Naha Airport, the Yanbaru area, the UNESCO World Heritage sites in the central and southern areas and attractions, including the Bios no Oka subtropical forest, the Okashi Goten sweets factory, the Ryukyu Mura theme park and the Cape Manzamo.
The new hotel is Hyatt Hotels' first Japanese beach resort and its 12th Hyatt property in Japan. The company has an additional six Hyatt Regency hotels operating across Japan in Okinawa, Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Hakone and Fukuoka.
The second Okinawa property operates in the Sakurazaka neighborhood of Naha. Meanwhile, the Hyatt Regency Fukuoka is slated to close in May 2019 after operating for 25 years.
Asia has a total of 57 open Hyatt Regency hotels. The pipeline for the region includes two hotels opening in Bali, Indonesia and Bangkok, Thailand this year.
Hyatt Regency Bangkok is scheduled to open before November in Sukhumvit. The 273-room hotel will be part of a mixed-use, 31-story high-rise near the Nana BTS skytrain station.
Hyatt Regency Bali is slated to open by the end of the year. The beachfront resort will have 363 guestrooms with 39 suites in Sanur, which is near Ngurah Rai International Airport.