A new Hyatt Place
By the Caribbean Journal staff
Hyatt Hotels has announced the opening of a new hotel in Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras.
The 126-room property is the first Hyatt Place hotel in the country.
It’s part of a wider regional expansion for the brand that has included destinations like Puerto Rico.
“We are excited to be contributing to the Hyatt Place brand’s expansion in Central America with the opening of Hyatt Place Tegucigalpa,” stated Mr. Fernando Paiz, President of LATAM Hotels Corp. “As business and leisure travel grows in Honduras, we believe Hyatt Place hotels offer travelers style, innovation, 24/7 convenience and every modern comfort to create a seamless stay in the city.”
The company said this was the first of five Hyatt Place hotels set to open in Central America over the next three years, including a second in Honduras in San Pedro Sula on the Caribbean coast.
“The Hyatt Place brand was designed from the insight of our guests’ appreciation for approachable style, where design and quality is delivered in a very simple and affordable fashion, offering a seamless travel experience for guests,” said Steven Dominguez, vice president of global brands for Hyatt Place and Hyatt House. “As the Hyatt portfolio of brands continues to enter new markets throughout the region, we are delighted that the opening of Hyatt Place Tegucigalpa marks the first Hyatt branded hotel in Honduras.”