Hyatt Plans Over 30 New Openings in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2027

ByTravelling For Business

May 12, 2024
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has unveiled an ambitious expansion plan for Latin America and the Caribbean, with more than 30 new hotels set to open by 2027.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has unveiled an ambitious expansion plan for Latin America and the Caribbean, with more than 30 new hotels set to open by 2027.

This growth trajectory will see Hyatt enhancing its presence in popular destinations from Miches, Dominican Republic to St. Lucia, offering World of Hyatt guests and members a range of new and exciting options.

Camilo Bolaños, Senior Vice President of Development for Latin America & the Caribbean at Hyatt, highlighted the robust travel demand across customer segments and the effective execution of Hyatt’s asset-light strategy. He noted, “Since 2017, our intentional growth strategy and commitment to an asset-light earnings model have allowed us to double our luxury rooms, triple our resort rooms, and quintuple our lifestyle rooms, making us the world’s largest portfolio of luxury branded rooms in resort locations.”

Expanding the Destination by Hyatt Brand

The Destination by Hyatt brand, known for its unique and independent hotels, will debut in Latin America and the Caribbean with two new properties:

The Legend Paracas Resort (Peru, expected summer 2024): Located on the coast of Peru, this resort will join the Destination by Hyatt brand amid a phased enhancement project focusing on guestrooms and common areas. Guests can explore the Paracas Natural Reserve and Paracas Bay through various activities such as kayaking and sandboarding.

Cas En Bas Beach Resort (St. Lucia, expected early 2025): Situated on the northern tip of St. Lucia, this resort will offer a luxury escape with contemporary residential-style studios and suites, nestled between two championship golf courses and a stunning white sand beach.

Inclusive Collection Expansion

Hyatt’s Inclusive Collection, the largest portfolio of luxury all-inclusive resorts globally, continues to grow with several new and existing destinations:

Dreams Curacao Resort, Spa & Casino adults-only expansion (expected 2024): An all-new adult-only section will debut, featuring 53 modern-designed units with luxury beachfront experiences.
Dreams Bahia Mita Surf & Spa Resort family-friendly expansion (expected summer 2024): This new section will add 58 rooms, a new restaurant, and three pools, including dedicated pools for children and adults.
Secrets Playa Esmeralda Punta Cana (expected 2024): An adults-only resort with nine gourmet dining options and private lounges for Preferred Club guests.
Secrets Baby Beach Aruba (expected 2025): This new adults-only resort will blend seamlessly with the landscape, offering stunning views and luxury amenities on Aruba’s Baby Beach.

Luxury and Lifestyle Brand Footprint

Hyatt’s Boundless and Timeless Collections will see new additions in key locations:

Dream Valle de Guadalupe (expected 2025): Hyatt’s first hotel in Mexico’s wine region, featuring vineyards, guestrooms, villas, and luxury dining.
Hyatt Centric San José Escazú (expected 2024): The first Hyatt Centric hotel in Costa Rica, located in San Jose with local artwork and vibrant cultural experiences.
Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Hotel & Residences (expected 2025): The first Hyatt-branded hotel in the Cayman Islands, offering luxury rooms and eco-friendly amenities.
Park Hyatt Los Cabos at Cabo del Sol (expected 2025): Featuring ocean-view guestrooms, villas, culinary experiences, and a world-class spa.

Future Developments

Beyond 2025, Hyatt’s momentum in Latin America and the Caribbean will continue with forthcoming openings such as Andaz Turks & Caicos at Grace Bay, Grand Hyatt Los Cabos, Grand Hyatt St. Lucia, Park Hyatt Cancun, Park Hyatt Mexico City, and more, ensuring that Hyatt’s portfolio remains at the forefront of luxury and lifestyle travel.