Above: the new Hyatt Place hotel in Panama
By the Caribbean Journal staff
The first Hyatt Place hotel has opened in Panama.
The Hyatt Place Panama City/Downtown is the first Hyatt-branded hotel to enter the Panamanian market, and the latest Hyatt Place to debut in the wider region.
“We are delighted with the opening of Hyatt Place Panama City/Downtown because not only does it represent the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Panama, it marks the continued growth and development of the Hyatt Place brand,” said Myles McGourty, vice president for Latin America and the Caribbean for Hyatt.
The 165-room hotel is located in Panama City’s financial zone, about 25 minutes from Tocumen International Airport.
“Hyatt Place hotels have been extremely well received by our guests around the world, especially in the United States and Latin America,” McGourty said. “e have been on a path of meaningful growth in the region and being represented in Panama is important because our guests are traveling there for business and pleasure.”