Hyatt to open first Hyatt Centric Hotel in India

By Laura Mullan
Global hospitality company, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, has announced that it is going to bring its Hyatt Centric brand to India for the first time. The...

Global hospitality company, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, has announced that it is going to bring its Hyatt Centric brand to India for the first time.

The company said that it will rebrand its Hyatt Bangalore MG Road hotel to a Hyatt Centric hotel, making it the 23rd Hyatt Centric Hotel in the world and the first in the country.

Located in cities such as New York Miami, Madrid, Tokyo and Chicago, the Hyatt Centric brand aims to target ‘millennial-minded travellers’, the company said.

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“We are delighted to introduce the Hyatt Centric brand to our savvy guests in India with the opening of Hyatt Centric MG Road Bangalore,” said Hyatt’s Vice President of Operations for India, Sunjae Sharma.

“Based in the hustle and bustle of Bangalore’s city centre, we are confident that Hyatt Centric MG Road Bangalore will serve as a platform for guests to easily explore and share all that is vibrant and exciting about the garden city,” he added.

Designed by Studio HBA, the hotel has 143 rooms, two restaurants, event and business space, a fitness centre and a spa.

Sharma said that he believed the launch of the Hyatt Centric Brand in India “strengthens Hyatt’s portfolio in the country and highlights our commitment to offering the authentic experiences guests want”.

The US-based hotel chain currently has 29 hotels in 18 destinations across India, including Delhi and Mumbai.

With a mushrooming population of around 1.3bn people, a burgeoning middle class, and travel becoming mainstream, the Indian travel sector is growing swiftly.

According to an in-depth report by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Google India, the Indian travel market is projected to reach a value of $48bn by 2020.

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