INTERNATIONAL OPENINGS—Brands are entering new markets abroad. With properties debuting in Colombia and Australia plus an opening in Germany, here’s more on the new projects:
Grand Hyatt Comes to Colombia
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has revealed the opening of Grand Hyatt Bogota, marking the first Hyatt hotel in the Colombian capital and the first Grand Hyatt branded hotel in the country. The property has 372 guestrooms including 50 suites. Located in Ciudad Empresarial Sarmiento Angulo commercial district, the hotel is close to the Corferias and Ágora Bogotá convention centers and the Gran Estación Mall, El Dorado International Airport and Bolívar Square.
The hotel has a restaurant and bar, spa and fitness center, along with 24,434 sq. ft. (2,270 sq. m.) of meeting and event space, which can hold up to approximately 1,000 people and 269-sq.-ft. (25-sq.-m.) conference rooms.
St. Regis Makes its Mark in Australia
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts has signed The St. Regis Melbourne, marking the first hotel in Australia for the brand. Owned by Century Group Aus, this new-build is slated to open in 2022 and will be located in Melbourne. The hotel will have 168 guestrooms and suites.
Located in the mixed-use precinct 33-story Flinders Bank, the new St. Regis Melbourne will be in the city’s Central Business District. Guests will also be close to Collins St., known for its historic Victorian architecture, boutiques and high-end retailers, as well as the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
In addition, the hotel will have a restaurant and bar, fitness and wellness center, an indoor swimming pool and event space.
Second Hyatt House to Open in Frankfurt
Hyatt Hotels Corporation revealed that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with HR Group for a Hyatt House hotel in Frankfurt, Germany. The hotel will be integrated into Four Frankfurt, a large mixed-use development in the city by Groß & Partner, that will be comprised of four towers and will include residential and office facilities as well as retail spaces and hotels. Expected to open in 2023, Hyatt House Frankfurt/City Goetheplatz will mark the second Hyatt House hotel in Frankfurt, joining Hyatt House Frankfurt/Eschborn.
Hyatt House Frankfurt/City Goetheplatz will have 180 guestrooms including 86 residentially inspired upscale rooms, both one-bedroom suites and studio king guestrooms, that will have fully equipped kitchens, living rooms and bedrooms as well as 94 upscale den guestrooms.