CHICAGO -- The Hyatt hotel system is growing in Asia, with new
properties sprouting up from Beijing to Kyrgyzstan, which opened a
186-room Hyatt Regency in Bishkek in March 2001.
Meanwhile, the Grand Hyatt Beijing opened last month in Beijing
Oriental Plaza, Asia's largest commercial plaza. The 591-room
property is within walking distance of the Forbidden City and
The hotel is equipped with broadband TV and high-speed modem
lines. It features 26,910 square feet of meeting and function
space, including a 6,600-square-foot ballroom and 10 function
In December, Hyatt debuted a 204-room, beachfront property in
Hua Hin, Thailand -- the summer resort town of the Thai royal
family located 110 miles south of Bangkok on the Gulf of Siam.
The hotel is located near six golf courses. Other recreational
facilities at the property include swimming, tennis, a fitness
center and spa.
There are five meeting rooms that accommodate up to 240 people
each. The grand ballroom has room for 400, and up to 500 can be
accommodated for outdoor events.
In addition to the 35 Hyatts scattered throughout most of Asia's
major metropolitan areas, new properties planned for the region
• A series of hotels in India, including a 188-room Grand Hyatt
in Bombay and a 235-room Hyatt Regency in Goa, both slated to open
in July; a 410-room Hyatt Regency in Kolkata set to open in
September; and a 549-room Hyatt Regency to open in Bombay in
• A 390-room Park Hyatt will open in Beijing in May.
• Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, will be the site of a 674-room
Hyatt Regency to debut in January.
• The chain will unveil a 117-room Grand Hyatt in Tokyo in
• A Hyatt Regency is slated to open in Chongqing, China, in
Any Hyatt worldwide can be booked by calling (800) 233-1234.
More information is available at www.hyatt.com.