HYATT PLACE DUBAI/BANIYAS SQUARENOW OPEN
Hyatt Placebrand furtherexpands in Dubai with second hotel opening
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES– 02 August -Hyatt Hotels & Resortsand wasl hospitality and leisure, a subsidiary of wasl Asset Management Group, announced the opening of Hyatt Place Dubai/Baniyas Square.The hotel marks the second Hyatt Place hotel in the Middle East, joining Hyatt Place Dubai/Al Rigga, and the sixth Hyatt-branded hotel in Dubai.
The Hyatt Place brand concept is rooted in extensive consumer researchwhich indicated that guests blend their personal and professional lives while travelling and want a hotel that accommodates this lifestyle. Designed to meet this preference, Hyatt Place hotelsembody casual hospitality in a smartly-designed, high-tech and contemporary environment.
“The expansion ofthe Hyatt Place brand in Dubaidemonstratesour commitment to providing visitors to the city with a comfortable and convenientaccommodation option, which isin line with the increasing demand for mid-range tourism in the years leading upto Expo 2020,”said Chief Executive Officer Hesham Al Qassim, wasl Asset Management Group. “With comprehensive business facilities and modern interiors, the stylish and convenient Hyatt Place Dubai/Baniyas Square seeks to accommodate the needs of both leisure and business travellers to Dubai.”
Hyatt Place Dubai/Baniyas Square enjoys a prime location in the heart of the old city. Strategically located just 12 minutes away from Dubai International Airport, the new hotel is a one-minute walk from the Baniyas Square metro station, enabling excellent connections to Dubai’s many tourist attractions.Set amidstthe mesmerising gold, spice and textile souks, as well as some of the emirate’s top heritage attractions, including the Dubai Museum and Dubai Creek, guests are able tocombine the enjoyment of exploring the bustling scene of Dubai’s most authentic marketswith the conductingof important business meetings in the hotel itself.Guests can also use the hotel’s free shuttle service to access Dubai’s leading shopping malls and the beautiful Mamzar Beach Park.
“We are delighted to further strengthen our relationship wasl by addingHyatt Place Dubai/Baniyas Squareto our robust portfolio of Hyatt-branded hotelsin Dubai. The Hyatt Place brand fits perfectly into Dubai’scontemporary landscape of well-conceived development, modern comfort and cutting edge technology,” said Pablo Graf, Senior Vice President of Operations, Hyatt, Southwest Asia. “Hyatt Place hotelsofferstyle, innovation, 24/7 convenience and every modern comfort to create a seamless stay. We look forward to the brand’s rapid expansion across the Middle East, India and around the world.”
Hyatt Place Dubai/Baniyas Square offers:
· 126 spacious guestrooms, each featuring the plush Hyatt Grand Bed® and a Cozy Corner with sectional sofa-sleeper and a separate living space and workspace
· Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
· Free public computers and internet access in the Gallery
· Gallery Breakfast, a free hot breakfast for guests daily, as well as an á la carte menu for lunch and dinner offering international cuisine, including Indian, Arabic and Italian dishes
· 24/7 Gallery Market serving freshly prepared salads and sandwiches, as well as tea and speciality coffees
· 24-hour gym
· Outdoor swimming pool
“We understand the busy lifestyle of those visiting Dubai, and we believe that both business and leisure travellers will embrace the high-tech, stylish design that seamlessly meets 24/7 lifestyle requirements,” said General Manager Vishal Mehra for Hyatt Place Dubai/Baniyas Square and Hyatt Place Dubai/Al Rigga. “The innovative service concept and the modern design of the Hyatt Place brand has proven to be very popularwith Hyatt Place Dubai/Al Rigga, and we believe guests will enjoy the new Hyatt Place Dubai/Baniyas Square.”
To celebrate the opening of Hyatt Place Dubai/Baniyas Square, guestscan take advantage of several offers,includingthe “Pay Less, Stay More”promotion:
· Stay 3 nights, pay for 2
- Stay 4 nights, pay for 3
- Stay 5 nights, pay for 4
- Stay 7 nights, pay for 5
Visit Hyatt.com for additional details.Members of Hyatt’s loyalty program, Hyatt Gold Passport, can also earn 2,000 bonus pointson eligible stays that include two nights or more (offer code: BYS2K). Both offers are valid from June 1 through September 30, 2015. For more details on Hyatt Gold Passport, visit goldpassport.com.
HYATT PLACE DUBAI/BANIYAS SQUARE LEADERSHIP
Hyatt Place Dubai/Baniyas Square is under the leadership of General Manager Vishal Mehra and Director of Sales Pranav Vohra. In his role, Mehra is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel’s 65 associates and ensuring guests encounter the purposeful service for which Hyatt Place is known. Vohra is responsible for providing sales service and support to travellers and meeting planners frequenting the Deiraarea.
ABOUT HYATT PLACE
Launched in 2006, the Hyatt Place brand brings authentic hospitality to the upscale service hotel category for which Hyatt is known. Inspired by the 24/7 lifestyle of multitasking travellers, Hyatt Place combines style with casual hospitality; featuring spacious guestrooms with the Cozy Corner sofa-sleeper, free Wi-Fi everywhere, 24/7 Gallery Menu, Coffee to Cocktails Bar, and free hot breakfast for guests. The Odds & Ends programme also has guests covered with items they may have forgotten and can buy, borrow or enjoy for free. Specially trained Gallery Hosts are on hand to offer assistance with everything from directions to check-in to a freshly-made meal.
Hyatt Place, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, offers more than 220 locations in the United States, Armenia, China, Costa Rica, India, Mexico, Morocco, Puerto Rico, The Netherlands and United Arab Emirates. For Hyatt Place information or to make a reservation, please call: 1-888-HYATT-HP (888-492-8847) or visit: www.HyattPlace.com.
About wasl Asset Management Group
wasl Asset Management Group, one of the largest real estate management companies in Dubai, was established by the Dubai Real Estate Corporation (DREC) in 2008 to oversee the management of its assets and grow its real estate portfolio. Through its three subsidiaries; wasl properties, wasl hospitality & leisure and dubai golf; wasl operates in various real estate, lifestyle, leisure, hospitality, and business sectors. wasl’s main objective is to strengthen Dubai’s position as the premier hub to live and work in and at the same time be the ultimate destination for tourists. For further information please visit: www.wasl.ae
About wasl hospitality & leisure
wasl hospitality & leisure manages a portfolio of several hotels and over 3,300 rooms. The Dubai-based portfolio includes five hotels under the Hyatt Hotels Corporation – the award-winning Grand Hyatt Dubai, Hyatt Regency Dubai, Park Hyatt Dubai, Hyatt Place and the recently launched Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights; and five under Starwood Hotels and Resorts including Le Méridien Dubai, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, Le Méridien Fairway and Le Royal Club in addition to JumeirahZabeelSaray and the Westin Dubai Beach Resort & Marina.
wasl hospitality& leisure also owns the Novo Cineplex movie theatre complex located adjacent to the Grand Hyatt in Dubai and acts as the Owner’s representative to oversee the management of DusitThani Dubai hotel.
About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a proud heritage of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The Company's subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences and vacation ownership properties, including under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Centric™, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Zilara™, Hyatt Ziva™, Hyatt Residences® and Hyatt Residence Club® brand names and have locations on six continents. As of March 31, 2015, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 599 properties in 50 countries.