Hyatt Plans First Hyatt Place in Japan

CHICAGO—A Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Tokyo Bay Resort Development Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Sogo Development Co., Ltd. for a Hyatt Place hotel near Tokyo Disney Resort in Chiba, Japan. Upon its expected opening in 2019, Hyatt Place Tokyo Bay will be the country’s first Hyatt Place hotel.

“This opening will mark a very important milestone for Hyatt’s brand growth strategy as the company expands its portfolio in key locations within the country to increase preference among guests,” said Hirohide Abe, SVP of Hyatt, Japan and Micronesia.

The new hotel will be located at Urayasu City in Chiba Prefecture, less than three miles from Tokyo Disney Resort. The 10-story hotel will provide 365 guestrooms including two suites, 1,900 sq. ft. of meeting space, an all-day dining facility and a 24-hour gym.