Hyatt Place Bayamon Opening Marks Brand's Return to Puerto Rico
Friday December 6th, 2013 - 9:54AM BPA
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BAYAMON, PUERTO RICO—Marking the first Hyatt Place hotel to enter the Caribbean market and the return of Hyatt-branded hotels to Puerto Rico after a seven-year absence, Hyatt Hotels Corporation has opened Hyatt Place Bayamon located here.
Chris Walker, VP of brands, Hyatt Place, stated, “Opening the first Hyatt Place in Puerto Rico is a significant step as we continue to serve more guests worldwide and we prepare to welcome additional Hyatt Place hotels throughout the Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America over the next few years.”
In the Caribbean, a second Hyatt Place hotel in Manati, Puerto Rico is scheduled to open in 2014. Hyatt’s brand portfolio in the Caribbean is represented with Hyatt Regency-branded hotels and resorts in Trinidad and Aruba. Other previously announced hotels slated to open in the next three years include Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall in Montego Bay, Jamaica and Park Hyatt St. Kitts on the island of St. Kitts and Nevis.
Hyatt Place Bayamon is an upscale, select-service hotel designed for multitasking travelers. The hotel is located in Puerto Rico’s second largest city, near San Juan, and is 20 minutes from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport.
Hyatt Place Bayamon offers 156 guestrooms, each featuring a swiveling 42-in. HDTV, Hyatt Grand Bed, a sectional sofa-sleeper and Hyatt Plug Panel media center for connecting a laptop or media device to the TV.
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