Hyatt aims to expand their property of the Grand Hyatt and Hyatt Regency brands in Pakistan by opening four branded hotels. These are the Grand Hyatt Islamabad, Hyatt Regency Karachi, Hyatt Regency Lahore, and Hyatt Regency Rawalpindi. Bahria Town, one of the largest real-estate development company in Asia, will own these four hotels.
“We look forward to collaborating with the Bahria team to open the first Grand Hyatt and Hyatt Regency hotels in Pakistan,” said Peter Norman, senior vice president of Hyatt.
“Following last year’s announcement for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, we are optimistic about the growth of Hyatt’s brands in Pakistan. The opening of these hotels will serve as a testament to the global appeal of the Grand Hyatt and Hyatt Regency brands as they continue to expand worldwide and offer more choices to our guests.”
Hyatt aims to expand their growing presence and service in the Middle East and Southwest Asia. It had roughly 60-Hyatt branded hotels that are under development in EAME/Southwest Asia, according to their website.
The Grand Hyatt Islamabad will showcase 400 guestrooms, seven food and beverage outlets, two ballrooms, seven meeting rooms, a spa, fitness facilities, private club, and kids club. This hotel is expected to open in 2023.
The Hyatt Regency Karachi will offer 200 guestrooms, a lobby lounge, and a three-meal restaurant. It is also a perfect place to handle meetings and events as it offers a 17,000 square feet space. This hotel is also expected to open in 2023.
The Hyatt Regency Lahore is perfect for tourists and travelers of Pakistan as it offers authentic food that will show Hyatt’s high- end culinary experience. The hotel is aimed to cater for large events like weddings, social banquets, exhibitions, meetings, and conferences. It is expected to open in 2021.
The Hyatt Regency Rawalpindi will offer 165 rooms and 11,000 square feet for meeting and events. It is expected to open in 2022.
“We are honored to work with Hyatt and to bring the first Hyatt-branded hotels to Pakistan”, said Ahmed Ali Riaz Malik, CEO of Bahria Town.
“Pakistan offers a wealth of opportunity for hotel operators and Grand Hyatt Islamabad, Hyatt Regency Karachi, Hyatt Regency Lahore, and Hyatt Regency Rawalpindi will be excellent additions to our company’s real estate projects within the country and wider region. The combination of the hotels’ locations, style and service will be attractive to both business and leisure travelers.”