CHICAGO - February 10, 2016 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and LATAM Hotels Corp announce the opening of Hyatt Place Managua, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in the capital city of Managua, Nicaragua. The hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings. The hotel is owned by LATAM Corp and operated by GHL.
“We are delighted to open Hyatt Place Managua through our relationship with Hyatt. It is the second Hyatt Place hotel we are opening in Central America and we believe it will be a key player among Managua’s hospitality offerings,” said Fernando Paiz, president, LATAM Hotel Corp. “The hotel’s walkway connecting it to the Galerias Santo Domingo shopping center is an important feature for guests, in addition to the brand’s 24/7 services and modern amenities, creating a perfect stay in the city.”
Hyatt Place Managua is the second of five Hyatt Place hotels that LATAM Hotel Corp. is slated to open in Central America over the next three years. The first hotel, Hyatt Place Tegucigalpa, opened in September 2015, and Hyatt Place Guatemala City is expected to open before the end of 2016. Previously announced hotels will be located in San Salvador, El Salvador and San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Currently in Latin America and the Caribbean, Hyatt Place hotels are located in Chile, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Panama and Puerto Rico.
“As the Hyatt portfolio of brands continues to enter new markets throughout the world, we are delighted that the opening of Hyatt Place Managua marks the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Nicaragua,” said Steven Dominguez, vice president of global brands for Hyatt Place and Hyatt House. “With our smartly designed social spaces and guestrooms with separate work and sleep areas, our multitasking guests can easily accomplish what they need to do while on the road.”
Hyatt Place Managua is situated along the city’s new business and shopping corridor next to Galerías Santo Domingo, one of the most prestigious shopping centers in the city. The shopping, restaurant and nightlife options that surround the hotel create a vibrant neighborhood for visitors. Hyatt Place Managua is also conveniently located near various embassies, prominent business and financial institutions, and is also 30 minutes from Augusto C. Sandino International Airport.
Hyatt Place Managua offers:
In addition, Hyatt Place Managua collaborated with Nicaraguan artist Otto Mejia to dress its Gallery walls. The artist makes use of the traditional Nicaraguan art mediums of wood and clay.
“Managua is a vibrant and culturally rich city, filled with friendly people and an ever expanding list of great places to visit and things to do or see. Our hotel is central to all of them and we are confident that Hyatt Place Managua will exceed guests’ expectations and provide them with everything they need while visiting our area,” said General Manager Rafael Correa.
Hyatt Place, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, offers more than 235 locations in the United States, Armenia, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Honduras, India, Mexico, Morocco, Panama, Puerto Rico, The Netherlands, and United Arab Emirates. For Hyatt Place information or to make a reservation, call 1-888-HYATT-HP (888-492-8847) or visit hyattplace.com.
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Latam Hotel Corporation is a Latin American company, developing a platform of mixed used projects in Central America and Mexico with strategic alliances such as Hyatt Place. Focused on first choice project locations, sustainable, efficient and modern design, respect and integration of local communities in terms of social, cultural and economic return. Latam Hotel Corporation properties will become reference points in their city, linking today’s modern travelers’ needs under one concept of lifestyle and security.
GHL HOTELS is an international hotel chain with more than 50 years of experience and the largest expansion in Latin America. It is an operator and developer with presence in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Panama, Curacao, Costa Rica and Honduras. Its current portfolio is formed by 70 operations of Hotels, Suites and Convention Centers.
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Launched in 2006, the Hyatt Place brand brings to the upscale service hotel category the authentic hospitality for which Hyatt is known.