Leisure Travel Demand Fuels Hyatt’s Growth in Asia Pacific

Hyatt Hotels has plans for the growth of its brand portfolio in Asia Pacific with a pipeline of hotels and resorts expected to open in late 2022 and 2023. This includes the strategic entry of several brands into new markets, such as the arrival of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand in Japan; the Andaz brand in Thailand; and the Hyatt Centric brand in Southeast Asia with a new hotel in Malaysia.

These upcoming openings follow the debut of the following hotels earlier this year: Alila Kothaifaru Maldives in the Raa Atoll in April 2022; Park Hyatt Jakarta, marking the arrival of the Park Hyatt brand in Indonesia in July 2022.

Sky Lobby, Park Hyatt Jakarta
Sky Lobby, Park Hyatt Jakarta (Hyatt Hotels)

Hyatt will further expand its portfolio in Asia Pacific, including several brands entering new markets for the first time.

Fuji Speedway Hotel, the first hotel under The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand in Japan, will welcome travelers for a motorsports experience following its opening in October 2022. Located in Shizuoka and 80 minutes by car from Tokyo, the 120-key hotel is set amid the tranquility of Mount Fuji and the Fuji Speedway racing circuit. Guests can immerse themselves in the history, culture and art of motorsports at the on-site Fuji Motorsports Museum and soak in the onsen natural hot spring filled with water from Mount Fuji.

Hyatt Centric Kota Kinabalu will be the Hyatt Centric brand’s first hotel in Southeast Asia, offering intrepid explorers a launch pad into Sabah and its indigenous cultures with its prime location in the city’s downtown area. Slated to open in October 2022, the hotel will have a rooftop swimming pool, restaurant and bar with views of the South China Sea. All 222 guestrooms and suites have a private balcony with views of the South China Sea, verdant hills or the city center. The hotel’s contemporary design by Kengo Kuma is inspired by the natural forms of a tree. Guests can enjoy guided immersive experiences of the local culture, food and hidden gems in this corner of Malaysia.

Andaz Pattaya Jomtien Beach
Andaz Pattaya Jomtien Beach (Hyatt Hotels)

Andaz Pattaya Jomtien Beach will mark the anticipated debut of the Andaz brand in Thailand in Q4 2022. Just two hours by car from Bangkok, the beachfront hotel will offer easy access to most of Pattaya’s popular attractions. The 204-key resort is set on lush grounds and built around existing century-old trees. Guests can enjoy the privacy of four- and six-bedroom heritage houses with dedicated butler service and private pools or visit the “Ruen Thai,” (traditional Tea House) which is available for ceremonies, monk blessings, meditation and for enjoying afternoon tea. The resort will collaborate with local brands such as Panpuri and artisans to create experiences that will help guests discover Thai culture.

Additional luxury and lifestyle hotel openings planned for 2022 and 2023 include: Grand Hyatt Shenzhou Peninsula, Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur (debut of the Park Hyatt brand in Malaysia), Andaz Macau; Grand Hyatt Kunming, Andaz Nanjing Hexi and Alila Donghu Wuhan.

For more details, visit www.hyatt.com.

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