The first Hyatt Recency Hotel will be opened in Bangkok in 2017, marking an integral step towards the brand's distribution in one of Asia's key markets.
The property on Sukhumvit Soi 13, part of a mixed-use development that includes a boutique shopping experience and an upscale residential tower, will join the already open Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok.The first hotel in Thailand under the brand - set to serve both business travellers and resort vacationers - was opened recently in Hua Hin.
Chicago-based Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced on Tuesday that its affiliate has entered into an agreement with Grande Asset Hotels and Property Plc, a Bangkok-based real estate development company, for the management of the new hotel.
“Bangkok is a key gateway city in Asia and we are delighted at the opportunity to have a Hyatt Regency in this market. The hotel perfectly complements the currently operating Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok and the under-construction Park Hyatt Bangkok and will offer Hyatt guests a choice of high quality hotels,” said Ratnesh Verma, senior vice president, real estate and development, Asia Pacific, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts. “The addition of the hotel reflects Hyatt’s commitment to the region and to expanding its distribution in markets where guests are increasingly traveling,” added Verma.
Hyatt Regency Bangkok, Sukhumvit will feature 300 guestrooms. Designed to offer a full range of services and facilities tailored to serve the needs of meeting planners, the hotel will have more than 10,700 sq ft (1,000 sq m) of contemporary meeting space, including a ballroom. Additional hotel amenities will include a six treatment- room spa, a fitness center, a swimming pool, and a club lounge.