Hyatt to open three Chinese hotels

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    Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Suning Real Estate Development Co. have signed agreements for Hyatt subsidiaries to provide management services to three hotels in the hubs of China’s Jiangsu province.Grand Hyatt Nanjing is currently slated to open in 2013 and Hyatt Regency Wuxi and Hyatt Regency Xuzhou are projected to debut in 2012.

    Grand Hyatt Nanjing is slated to open in the city of Nanjing in 2013 as a part of the mixed-use development, Suning Plaza. This large-scale complex in the Xin Jie Kou district of Nanjing will consist of Grand Hyatt Nanjing, luxury serviced residences, a shopping mall, and facilities for dining, leisure and entertainment.

    The 400-room hotel will feature food and beverage, a grand ballroom and several meeting rooms as well as a spa and fitness centre.

    When completed, Grand Hyatt Nanjing will join the Grand Hyatt properties in Greater China that currently includes locations in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Taipei, and most recently Macau and Shenzhen.

    Anticipated to open in 2012 as part of Suning Plaza, the 350-room Hyatt Regency Wuxi will be
    part of a two tower mixed-use development in Wuxi.

    The 70-storey North Tower will feature the hotel on the upper levels, serviced residences on the middle levels and office space on the lower levels. The 41-storey South Tower will contain additional serviced apartments.

    An eightstorey wing of the South Tower will provide extensive space for a shopping arcade, food and beverage outlets, a cinema and other leisure facilities. Hyatt Regency Wuxi will have four restaurants and bars, an 800sqm ballroom and 10 multi-function rooms of varying sizes. There will also be a spa with six treatment rooms and a fitness centre.

    In the mixed-use development Suning is planning to construct in Xuzhou, Hyatt Regency Xuzhou will be ensconced in the upper levels of a 60- torey tower, which is one of five towers that will make up Suning Plaza in the city centre. The lower levels of the tower will have serviced apartments and offices. A six-storey wing will ontain a shopping mall, restaurants and bars as well as leisure facilities.

    The 350 guestrooms will have a contemporary design and the hotel will offer technology tools, restaurants and lounges, a grand ballroom and meeting venues as well as a spa and fitness centre. Hyatt Regency Xuzhou is slated to open in 2012.

    Six Hyatt-branded hotels have opened in Greater China in the past 18 months, including Park
    Hyatt Shanghai, Park Hyatt Beijing, Grand Hyatt Macau, Grand Hyatt Shenzhen, Hyatt Regency
    Hong Kong, Sha Tin, and Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui. Hyatt’s subsidiaries currently provide management services to 15 hotels in the region.

    Daniel Fountain / 13.01.2010

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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