CHICAGO (September 18, 2023) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) continues to strategically grow its luxury and lifestyle brand footprint with a strong development pipeline of more than 30 planned hotels and resorts in the Americas region through 2025, including the expansion of Hyatt brands into new markets. Over the last five years, globally, Hyatt has doubled its number of luxury rooms, tripled the number of resort rooms, and quadrupled the number of lifestyle rooms – and the momentum continues. Hyatt is the fastest growing luxury portfolio, with luxury, lifestyle, and resort hotels now making up over 40% of Hyatt's portfolio, reinforcing its position as the premier hotel brand for high-end travelers.
Hyatt continues its transformative growth journey through thoughtful acquisitions, expanding its offerings for guests and members. Through the completed acquisition of Mr & Mrs Smith, a global travel platform that provides direct booking access to a carefully curated and growing collection of global boutique and luxury properties, World of Hyatt members will have even more rewarding stays and experiences to choose from.
Additionally, following Hyatt’s early 2023 acquisition of Dream Hotel Group – a vibrant portfolio of lifestyle hotel brands including Dream Hotels, The Chatwal, The Time New York and Unscripted Hotels – World of Hyatt members can unlock more stay options and lifestyle experiences across destinations like Nashville, Hollywood, South Beach and New York City. The acquisition also helps Hyatt expand its brand presence in a flourishing new leisure market in Mexico with the forthcoming Dream Valle de Guadalupe (2024) situated over 35 acres in the Baja California region incorporating a large vineyard, 61 guestrooms and villas, a luxury spa and wellness concept and three highly activated dining and nightlife venues, including a private tasting room and pool bar.
“The thoughtful growth of Hyatt’s luxury and lifestyle brands reflect the current demand for authentic leisure travel experiences,” said Crystal Vinisse Thomas, vice president and global brand leader for Hyatt’s luxury and lifestyle brands. “As we look ahead to 2024 and beyond, we strive to create more opportunities for high-end travelers to reconnect in immersive retreats, explore the hearts of new destinations, and revisit their tried-and-true favorites.”
Strategic Growth Continues with Newly Announced Luxury & Lifestyle Properties
Hyatt continues to thoughtfully expand its luxury and lifestyle brand footprint in key leisure markets that matter most to guests and World of Hyatt members with these newly announced hotel deals:
Cas en Bas Beach Resort (2024) will be the first Destination by Hyatt branded resort and residences on Saint Lucia. Idyllically situated in close proximity to the island’s tourism hub of Rodney Bay yet secluded between two championship golf courses and Cas en Bas Bay with a spectacular sandy beach, amenities will include a pool, spa and wellness center, and an exciting range of dining options, nightlife and events.
Coming Soon: New Stay Experiences in Sought-After Leisure Markets
With a focus on new openings in sought-after destinations across the U.S., Canada, Latin America and Caribbean, Hyatt’s recent and upcoming hotels through 2025 invite guests, World of Hyatt members, and customers to experience Hyatt's signature luxury and lifestyle brands across distinct brand portfolios:
Boundless Collection hotels that will make their debut and deliver best-in-class offerings and compelling experiences designed to excite and inspire, include:
Timeless Collection hotels deliver the comforts of a home away from home with a consistently elevated experience. New properties expected to open by the end of 2025 include:
Inclusive Collection, part of World of Hyatt resorts deliver immersive, elevated experiences where everything is seamlessly included. The Inclusive Collection is expected to welcome new resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico, including:
“The sustained growth of the Inclusive Collection in the Americas is a strong testament to the value and opportunity of the all-inclusive segment,” said Erica Doyne, senior vice president, global marketing and communications, Inclusive Collection, Hyatt. “We continue to evolve and innovate to meet guest demand as demonstrated by the recent launch of Impression by Secrets, designed to deliver an elevated level of all-inclusive luxury amenities and personalized services.
Now Open: New Luxury & Lifestyle Hotels in the Americas
In 2023, several notable luxury and lifestyle Hyatt hotels and resorts opened in the Americas region, including:
Celebrate Rewarding Stays with World of Hyatt Bonus Journeys
To help travelers make the most of getaways around the globe, World of Hyatt is offering members a new global promotion. Whether travelers are looking to explore, take care of their wellbeing, or take off on an adventure, World of Hyatt members can now register to earn 3,000 Bonus Points for every three eligible nights completed between October 6, 2023 and November 30, 2023 at more than 1,250 Hyatt hotels and resorts around the world.
For more information or to book a stay, please visit hyatt.com.
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 Hotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company guided by its purpose – to care for people so they can be their best. As of June 30, 2023, the Company’s portfolio included more than 1,250 hotels and all-inclusive properties in 76 countries across six continents. The Company's offering includes brands in the Timeless Collection, including Park Hyatt®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt®, Hyatt Vacation Club®, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Studios, and UrCove; the Boundless Collection, including Miraval®, Alila®, Andaz®, Thompson Hotels®, Dream® Hotels, Hyatt Centric®, and Caption by Hyatt®; the Independent Collection, including The Unbound Collection by Hyatt®, Destination by Hyatt®, and JdV by Hyatt®; and the Inclusive Collection, including Impression by Secrets, Hyatt Ziva®, Hyatt Zilara®, Zoëtry® Wellness & Spa Resorts, Secrets® Resorts & Spas, Breathless Resorts & Spas®, Dreams® Resorts & Spas, Hyatt Vivid Hotels & Resorts, Alua Hotels & Resorts®, and Sunscape® Resorts & Spas. Subsidiaries of the Company operate the World of Hyatt® loyalty program, ALG Vacations®, Mr & Mrs Smith™, Unlimited Vacation Club®, Amstar DMC destination management services, and Trisept Solutions® technology services. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
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