Hyatt Regency Brand Makes Its Debut in Colombia

The 261-room hotel marks the first Hyatt-branded hotel in the country

Hotels Corporation
(NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt
Regency Cartagena
, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Colombia. The
opening of the first Hyatt Regency hotel in Colombia is a milestone for
Hyatt as it continues to focus on the development of the Hyatt Regency
brand across Latin America.

“We are very pleased to welcome Hyatt Regency Cartagena to Colombia,”
said Peter Sears, group president – Americas, Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
“The opening of Hyatt Regency Cartagena represents Hyatt’s ongoing
commitment to developing our global brand footprint in key gateway
markets where our guests are increasingly travelling for business or
leisure, many of which are located in the thriving Latin American

The Hyatt
brand experience is designed around one objective: to
connect today’s travelers to who and what matters most to them. Located
in the Bocagrande district, Hyatt Regency Cartagena offers close
proximity to the city’s iconic tourist attractions, including the Walled
City, San Felipe Castle, and Clock Tower, as well as the Getsemaní
neighborhood and the Rosario Islands.

“Hyatt Regency Cartagena offers a level of upscale quality and a fine
attention to detail with the hotel’s design and service. We are
confident that the hotel’s spacious accommodations, premier meeting
facilities and anticipatory service will remind guests why it’s
sometimes good not to be home,” added Myles McGourty, senior vice
president in Latin America and Caribbean, Hyatt.


Hyatt Regency Cartagena features 261 guestrooms, including 28 Regency
Club suites. With floor-to-ceiling windows, guests can enjoy views of
the Caribbean Sea or the bustling Cartagena Port and relish in spaces
filled with natural light. Guestrooms feature the conveniences of home
coupled with Colombian creativity, from décor to thoughtful amenities.

Authentic Culinary Experiences

The restaurants at Hyatt Regency Cartagena build off Hyatt’s history of
culinary excellence.

Kokaú is an interactive restaurant experiences where guests can
enjoy the flavors of Colombia under an international gastronomic
concept, influenced by local flavors fused with traditional techniques.

Kokaú Bar specializes in artisan cocktails created by
mixologists, making drinks transcend in flavors and senses. Open from
5:30 p.m. and strategically located to enjoy sunsets from a dazzling

Amacagua Bar & Grill serves the hotel’s three swimming pools
to enjoy the Caribbean sunshine outdoors and enjoy a delicious barbecue
driven by a culinary concept that combines the simplicity and freshness
of Latin ingredients with the sophistication of fire techniques.

Amacagua Lounge features music with desirable cocktails and food

Wellness Experience

Aqoral Spa, named after the luminosity that irradiates
from the coral reefs when receiving light from the sun, features six
treatment rooms including a couples room, two hydrotherapy suites, and
for the first time in Cartagena, an accessible treatment room.

An extensive outdoor area with four pools distributed over three levels
is one of the hotel’s highlights. Guests may enjoy the recreational
infinity pool or swim at the adult lap pool. A special pool designed for
young children on the second level will allow families to connect and
enjoy the best views of Cartagena.

The 24-hour fitness center has the latest high-tech cardio and strength
training equipment, while offering views of the Bay of Cartagena and
pool area.

Event Venues

Hyatt Regency Cartagena is the perfect venue for a variety of events
such as weddings, social banquets, exhibitions, meetings, and
conferences. With more than 13,000 square feet (1,200 square meters) of
flexible meeting and event facilities, the hotel provides thoughtfully
designed multifunctional spaces with high-tech audiovisual and lighting

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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 Regency

The Hyatt Regency brand prides itself on connecting travelers to who and
what matters most to them. More than 160 conveniently located Hyatt
Regency urban and resort locations in over 30 countries around the world
serve as the go-to gathering space for every occasion – from efficient
business meetings to memorable family vacations. The brand offers a
one-stop experience that puts everything guests need right at their
fingertips. Hyatt Regency hotels and resorts offer a full range of
services and amenities, including the space to work, engage or relax;
notable culinary experiences; technology-enabled ways to collaborate;
and expert event planners who can take care of every detail. For more
information, please visit

About Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global
hospitality company with a portfolio of 12 premier brands and 679
properties in 54 countries, as of September 30, 2016. 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 create value
for shareholders, build relationships with guests and attract the best
colleagues in the industry. The Company’s subsidiaries develop, own,
operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels,
resorts, branded residences and vacation ownership properties, including
under the Park Hyatt®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt®,
Andaz®, Hyatt Centric®, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt™, Hyatt Place®,
Hyatt House®, Hyatt Ziva™, Hyatt Zilara™
and Hyatt
Residence Club®
brand names and have locations on six
continents. For more information, please visit


Siân Martin
+1 312 780 5797
– Latin America and Caribbean
Carla Santiago
+1 305 779 2207