CHICAGO (December 2, 2019) - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) and Playa Hotels & Resorts (NASDAQ: PLYA) today announced the opening of the combined 750-room all-inclusive Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana resorts, marking Hyatt’s entry into the Dominican Republic. The family friendly Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and adults-only Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana are the latest resorts to join the award-winning Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara portfolios, which are designed for travelers seeking an effortless, all-inclusive experience. Under the ownership and operation of Playa Hotels & Resorts, the Cap Cana debut brings the total number of Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara resorts to eight across Mexico and the Caribbean. Considered an expert in this space, Playa Hotels & Resorts owns and operates the two resorts, delivering a new level of sophistication and service to the island’s all-inclusive market.
Situated on 40-acre beachfront property on picturesque Juanillo Beach, the 375-room Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and 375-room Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana resorts are nestled on the eastern shores of the Dominican Republic in the exclusive gated community of Cap Cana, home to two miles of spectacular white sand beaches, a protected harbor marina, state-of-the-art equestrian center and an award-winning golf course. The new resorts promise a tropical paradise where guests are inspired to reconnect with loved ones, enjoy time away from their busy lives, and experience the most unique aspects of the Dominican Republic.
“As our first ground up build, we set out to define what all-inclusive means in the Dominican Republic,” said Alex Stadlin, chief operating officer, Playa Hotels & Resorts. “Cap Cana is regarded as one of the best destinations in the Caribbean, and Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana provide a welcomed originality to the country’s hospitality landscape, including elevated dining and entertainment experiences, a sophisticated ambiance, authentic touches, and our signature Service from the Heart.”
Designed by architect Ken Shannon, Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana shatter the expectations associated with traditional all-inclusive resorts by evoking a premium experience and thoughtful touchpoints at every turn. With two distinct sections united by an elevated common area overlooking the pools and oceanfront vista below, Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana offers individual resort experiences, each evoking a distinct personality that caters to travelers seeking an adult escape or multigenerational experience.
“Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana offer an elevated experience for our global guests,” said Frank Lavey, senior vice president of operations, Hyatt. “The resorts’ compelling design creates areas that help create family memories, while also featuring intimate places where adults can recharge, reconnect and pamper themselves. We’re also proud to deliver elevated amenities, all centered around Hyatt’s pillars of wellbeing: Feel, Fuel and Function.”
The dual-branded development is home to a variety of shared amenities for guests of all ages including nine world-class, globally inspired dining venues, a variety of water activities like aqua cycling and paddle boarding and unique activities such as gourmet cooking lessons and Paint and Sip wine and painting classes. The resort also features an elevated fitness center modeled after a traditional rum distillery, and the world-class Larimar Spa. The spa is inspired by a cenote and complete with a cascading waterfall within the hydrotherapy pool, and features a larimar stone-infused sky-lit lagoon and the Dominican Republic’s first Himalayan Salt Lounge. Specifically geared towards the Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana guests, a KidZ Club, Teen Zone, athletic courts and a state-of-the-art water park are also available on-site.
Ideal for large gatherings and multigenerational travelers, Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana share the largest meeting and event spaces within the entire portfolio. With 45,000 square feet of functional meeting and event space, the resort boasts the main ballroom, more than 12 breakout rooms, a covered terrace and event lawn—plus a 300-seat open-air theater.
Save up to 55% + get your 5th night free – To celebrate this milestone opening, guests can receive a 55% discount off the standard rate for bookings made at Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana between now and December 17, 2019, for stays through December 20, 2020. Stay at least five nights and get the 5th night free.
The term “Hyatt” is used in this release for convenience to refer to Hyatt Hotels Corporation and/or one or more of its affiliates.
About Hyatt Ziva
Hyatt Ziva premium all-inclusive resorts capture the delightful and vibrant experiences families seeking quality time with their loved ones need. Guests can make unforgettable family memories through effortless, on-site activities, a wide variety of culinary offerings reflecting local and global cuisines, and service from the heart designed to cater to multiple generations. For more information on Hyatt Ziva all-inclusive resorts or to make a reservation, visit allinclusive.hyatt.com, call +1-800-760-0944 or contact a preferred travel agent. Join the conversation on Facebook and Instagram, and tag photos with #HyattAllIn.
About Hyatt Zilara
Hyatt Zilara resorts offer guests a sophisticated adults-only all-inclusive experience to recharge, reconnect and pamper themselves. Through service from the heart, guests will experience an inviting and rejuvenating stay with state-of-the-art pampering to relax and unwind. Meanwhile, a variety of local and global culinary offerings and effortless activities on the property’s surroundings invite each guest to take time away from their busy lives. For more information on Hyatt Zilara all-inclusive resorts or to make a reservation, visit allinclusive.hyatt.com, call +1-800-760-0944 or contact a preferred travel agent. Join the conversation on Facebook and Instagram, and tag photos with #HyattAllIn.
About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 20 premier brands. As of September 30, 2019, the Company's portfolio included more than 875 properties in over 60 countries across six continents. The Company's purpose to care for people so they can be their best informs its business decisions and growth strategy and is intended to attract and retain top colleagues, build relationships with guests and create value for shareholders. The Company's subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences, vacation ownership properties, and fitness and spa locations, including under the Park Hyatt®, Miraval®, Grand Hyatt®, Alila®, Andaz®, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt®, Destination®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt®, Hyatt Ziva™, Hyatt Zilara™, Thompson Hotels®, Hyatt Centric®, Caption by Hyatt, Joie de Vivre®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Place®, tommie™, Hyatt Residence Club® and Exhale® brand names, and operates the World of Hyatt® loyalty program that provides distinct benefits and exclusive experiences to its valued members. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
About Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V.
Playa is a leading owner, operator and developer of all-inclusive resorts in prime beachfront locations in popular vacation destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean. Playa owns and/or manages a total portfolio consisting of 23 resorts (8,690 rooms) located in Mexico, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic. In Mexico, Playa owns and manages Hyatt Zilara Cancún, Hyatt Ziva Cancún, Panama Jack Resorts Cancún, Panama Jack Resorts Playa del Carmen, Hilton Playa del Carmen All-Inclusive Resort, Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta and Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos. In Jamaica, Playa owns and manages Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall, Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall, Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa, Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa, Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa, Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort and Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort & Spa. In the Dominican Republic, Playa owns and manages Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana, Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana, the Hilton La Romana All-Inclusive Family Resort and the Hilton La Romana All-Inclusive Adult Resort. Playa also owns four resorts in Mexico and the Dominican Republic that are managed by a third party and Playa manages the Sanctuary Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic.
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