Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced that Hyatt has entered into a management agreement with Pelca Development V.B.A. for a Hyatt Place hotel within the Aruba Airport Business Center in Oranjestad, Aruba, the company said.
The Hyatt Place brand is rooted in extensive consumer insights indicating that guests seek stylish, comfortable, seamless experiences that accommodate their lifestyles and familiar routines. To embody this, the brand offers casual hospitality and purposeful service in a smartly designed, high-tech and contemporary environment.
The 116-room Hyatt Place Aruba Airport will be located adjacent to the Reina Beatrix International Airport (AUA) on a 2.1-acre mixed use development site that will contain 21,000 square feet of office space, as well as an 8,000-square foot food court, retail shops, a casual dining restaurant, and car rental facilities.
Additionally, the hotel will feature a covered walkway that will provide direct pedestrian access between the hotel and Reina Beatrix International Airport, which currently serves more than two million passengers per year by more than 20 international carriers.
With construction expected to begin in early 2017, Hyatt Place Aruba Airport is projected to open in late 2018. It will be the first Hyatt Place hotel in Aruba, joining the already open Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa and Casino. Additionally, this hotel will mark the fourth Hyatt Place hotel in the Caribbean, joining Hyatt Place ManatÃ, Hyatt Place San Juan/BayamÃ³n and Hyatt Place San Juan/City Center in Puerto Rico.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a global hospitality company with a portfolio of 12 premier brands and 679 properties in 54 countries, as of September 30, 2016. The company´s subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences and vacation ownership properties.