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Hyatt Announces the Opening of Ronil Goa in Southwest Asia
Ronil Goa marks the foray of the JdV by Hyatt brand in India

CHICAGO (February 1, 2024)Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced the opening of Ronil Goa, part of the JdV by Hyatt brand, in the holiday state of Goa, India. This marks the entry of the JdV by Hyatt brand in Southwest Asia.

Located on the iconic Calangute Baga Road in north Goa, Ronil Goa has a legacy of more than 35 years. In its new position as a JdV by Hyatt hotel, this boutique resort will be the first five-star hotel on this bustling stretch and is well connected to key tourist attractions as well as upscale shopping and entertainment areas. The hotel is easily accessible from Dabolim International Airport Goa and Manohar International Airport Goa.  

True to the JdV by Hyatt brand promise, the resort, with its Indo-Portuguese inspired architecture, will bring to life classic Goan hospitality through immersive experiences. These will include a vibrant entertainment program, opportunities for rejuvenation at the Soul Station and the spa, an onsite DJ Host and distinctive food & beverage offerings, all creating a holistic joyful vibe across the property.

“Complementing our current portfolio of Hyatt brands in the country, the introduction of the JdV by Hyatt brand in India signifies a strategic milestone in Hyatt's thoughtful expansion within the leisure market. We are excited for guests traveling to Goa to embrace this bold experience. Ronil Goa aligns seamlessly with the brand, which encourages living in the moment and celebrating the joy of life, making it a perfect addition to the portfolio. We look forward to further enhancing our distinctive brand footprint throughout the sub-continent,” said Sunjae Sharma, Managing Director, India and Southwest Asia, Hyatt.

“We are very excited to witness Ronil in this new iteration as the first JdV by Hyatt hotel in India and Southwest Asia. We are looking forward to celebrating many milestones together with Hyatt as we embark on this new journey together.” – Gaurav Khaunte, Managing Director, Ronil Hotels and Resorts and Owner of Ronil Goa.

The boutique resort will be an ideal destination for the ‘young at heart’ and for those who are open to embracing new and unique experiences. 

The resort offers 135 chic rooms with private balconies, two swimming pools that are the heart of the resort, and a host of memorable experiences. Inspired by the texture of shells, fluted wall panels are consistent across the resort, especially the guest rooms. Spacious open wardrobes, complimentary mini-bar, signature Cedar Sandalwood bath amenities, comfortable beds and locally loved tea and coffee brands in collaboration with Tea Trunk and Hermit coffee, ensure our guests feel at home.   

True to the JdV by Hyatt brand promise – “To celebrate the joy of life” – the dining options celebrate international classics as well as spirit-free and spirited beverages, complimented by intuitive service delivered by a welcoming team. Guests will dine amidst a cosmopolitan vibe fueled by energizing neighborhood connections and the spirit of socializing.

Dining offerings include Ronil Bistro, serving a farmhouse breakfast, and classic comfort foods for lunch and dinner; Patrão’s, the living room of the resort with a 24/7 bar serving small plates and Goa-inspired spirits and cocktails; and The Hub, featuring a stunning swim-up pool bar, cabanas, sunken beds, jacuzzi, a wood-fired oven and poolside BBQ – the ideal place to start and end a relaxing day.

For gatherings, the resort’s event spaces are spread across 5,446 square feet (506 square meters) and include Ronil Studio which includes a pre-function space, The Loft and the Garden. The residential-style venues are ideal for DJ events, intimate celebrations, ideation sessions, brand showcases and after-parties.

The onsite experiences are designed to elevate a leisure state of mind and create the environment for guests to live in the now. They’ll find true relaxation at the ‘Energy’ and ‘Tranquil’ pools which offer a vibe that matches the names; an on-site DJ host and upbeat entertainment program, distinctive music offerings, a BBQ and pizzeria, a bonfire, jacuzzi and swim-up bar, as well as poolside dining and picnics. The hotel’s dedicated Experience Team is made up of local insiders with expertise on all things in and around the resort. Guests will also find Soul Station, a comfortable place to immerse themselves in a music zone of their liking with comfortable seating and noise cancelling headphones. The space also houses a Hyatt Loves Local shop retailing resort wear, souvenirs and more – all from locally loved brands. The hotel’s Stay Fit Gym is open 24/7 and an onsite spa experience will be available in upcoming months.

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About JdV by Hyatt

A community for the spirited, the light-hearted, the young-at-heart, the JdV by Hyatt brand offers a collection of vibrant, independent hotels that are true reflections of the urban neighborhoods we call home. Embracing its namesake (joie de vivre), the JdV by Hyatt brand invites guests and locals alike to connect, live in the moment and celebrate the joy of life. Each hotel provides an experience that is inclusive in spirit and space, inviting all to make each stay yours truly. Follow @JDVHotels on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for news and updates. For more information, please visit

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 September 30, 2023, the Company’s portfolio included more than 1,300 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 SecretsHyatt Ziva®Hyatt Zilara®Zoëtry® Wellness & Spa ResortsSecrets® Resorts & SpasBreathless Resorts & Spas®Dreams® Resorts & SpasHyatt Vivid Hotels & ResortsAlua 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

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