Hyatt plans for Hyatt Centric Yalikavak Bodrum in Turkey

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) has announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with Özkent Girisim Gayrimenkul Yatırım ve Ticaret A.S. for a Hyatt Centric hotel in Bodrum, Turkey, the company said.

Hyatt Centric Yalikavak Bodrum will be managed by Access Tourism and Hotel Investment Consultancy Ltd. Expected to open in mid-2019, Hyatt Centric Yalikavak Bodrum will mark the fifth Hyatt-branded hotel in Turkey, joining Park Hyatt Istanbul — Macka Palas, Grand Hyatt Istanbul, Hyatt Regency Istanbul Ataköy, Hyatt Centric Levent Istanbul, and Hyatt House Gebze, which is slated to open in September 2017.

As the first Hyatt Centric resort in Turkey, Hyatt Centric Yalikavak Bodrum will boast an unbeatable location designed to be a launch pad for sightseeing, tasting and experiencing everything that the Bodrum Peninsula has to offer.

Often referred to as the “St. Tropez of Turkey,” the Bodrum Peninsula is one of the most popular and upscale destinations on the Turkish Riviera. The hotel will be just minutes from the famous five-gold-anchor marina Palmarina Bodrum, which offers a number of gourmet restaurants, an open-air shopping mall and entertainment venues. Hyatt Centric Yalikavak Bodrum will be easily accessible from Milas-Bodrum Airport, which offers both national and international direct flights.

Launched in 2015, the Hyatt Centric brand includes 16 hotels in Chicago, Houston, New York City, New Orleans, Waikiki, Hawaii, Arlington, Virginia, Park City, Utah, Miami, Key West, Long Beach, Santa Barbara, San Francisco and Guatemala City, and even more in the pipeline with previously announced hotels planned for Barbados, Doha, Dubai, Madrid, French Alps, Ginza Tokyo, Peru and Santiago.

Hyatt Centric is a brand of full-service lifestyle hotels located in prime destinations. Created for millennial-minded travelers who want to be in the middle of the action, Hyatt Centric hotels are thoughtfully designed to enable exploration and discovery.

VARYAP was founded in 1975 as a land estate development, construction and contractorship company, and has been putting its signature touch on some of the most notable projects of Turkey.

Access Tourism and Hotel Investment Consultancy Ltd. is an Istanbul-based leading multifaceted hospitality company specializing in Development services, third party management and hotel asset management.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 13 premier brands. As of June 30, 2017 the company´s portfolio included 731 properties in 56 countries.