First Hyatt hotel opens in Okinawa

The capital city of Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, opened the island's first-ever Hyatt-branded hotel.

A joint venture between Hyatt Hotels Corp., Ken Corp. and Ken Real Estate Lease debuted the Hyatt Regency Naha, Okinawa. The 294-key hotel is the tenth Hyatt-branded hotel in Japan and the sixth Hyatt Regency property in the country.

“Designed to cultivate connections with the local community and visitors, while offering a sophisticated level of hospitality, we look forward to welcoming guests and contributing positively to the tourism industry of Okinawa," said Kento Sato, GM of the Hyatt Regency Naha, Okinawa.

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Okinawa’s first Hyatt Regency hotel has 294 guestrooms, a fitness center on the third floor, four restaurants and bars, as well as a first-floor lounge. Additionally, the hotel incorporates 882 square feet of meeting and event space on its second floor and a multi-level parking facility for 92 vehicles.