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Hyatt to open 3 more hotels in India


Chandigarh: American hospitality chain Hyatt today said it will launch three more hotel properties in the country this fiscal as part of its expansion plans. “We shall be opening three more properties in India in  current fiscal,” Hyatt India Consultancy, Vice -President (Operations), Kurt Straub told reporters here today.

The company will open Hyatt Place at Hyderabad, Rameswaram and Andaz at Delhi in current financial year, he said. He further said the company has also plans to open Grand Hyatt at Kochi which will take time.

“I think we have the biggest number of hotels here in a single country outside the United States. At present, we have 24 properties now in India and by end of this financial year, we will have 27,” Straub said.

Hyatt today also announced to open Hyatt Regency here which is the first Hyatt branded hotel in Chandigarh. “We are delighted to welcome the first Hyatt branded hotel to the beautifully planned city of Chandigarh,” said Straub adding that Hyatt would run Chandigarh hotel on management contract basis.Centrally located, Hyatt Regency is spread over five acres of land with capacity of 211 guest rooms including 25

Mumbai-based Carnival group had acquired Larsen & Toubro’s commercial real estate projects in Chandigarh for a whopping Rs 1,785 crore in September last year. The deal had included mall in Chandigarh – Elante Mall, Hyatt luxury hotel and the office premises with a central courtyard.