Hyatt Regency Brand Makes Its Debut In Colombia

The 261-Room Hotel Marks The First Hyatt-Branded Hotel In The Country

December 08, 2016 // // CHICAGO – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Cartagena, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Colombia. The opening of the first Hyatt Regency hotel in Colombia is a milestone for Hyatt as it continues to focus on the development of the Hyatt Regency brand across Latin America.

“We are very pleased to welcome Hyatt Regency Cartagena to Colombia,” said Peter Sears, group president – Americas, Hyatt Hotels Corporation. “The opening of Hyatt Regency Cartagena represents Hyatt’s ongoing commitment to developing our global brand footprint in key gateway markets where our guests are increasingly travelling for business or leisure, many of which are located in the thriving Latin American region.”

The Hyatt Regency brand experience is designed around one objective: to connect today’s travelers to who and what matters most to them. Located in the Bocagrande district, Hyatt Regency Cartagena offers close proximity to the city’s iconic tourist attractions, including the Walled City, San Felipe Castle, and Clock Tower, as well as the Getsemaní neighborhood and the Rosario Islands.

“Hyatt Regency Cartagena offers a level of upscale quality and a fine attention to detail with the hotel’s design and service. We are confident that the hotel’s spacious accommodations, premier meeting facilities and anticipatory service will remind guests why it’s sometimes good not to be home,” added Myles McGourty, senior vice president in Latin America and Caribbean, Hyatt.


Hyatt Regency Cartagena features 261 guestrooms, including 28 Regency Club suites. With floor-to-ceiling windows, guests can enjoy views of the Caribbean Sea or the bustling Cartagena Port and relish in spaces filled with natural light. Guestrooms feature the conveniences of home coupled with Colombian creativity, from décor to thoughtful amenities.

Authentic Culinary Experiences

The restaurants at Hyatt Regency Cartagena build off Hyatt’s history of culinary excellence.

Kokaú is an interactive restaurant experiences where guests can enjoy the flavors of Colombia under an international gastronomic concept, influenced by local flavors fused with traditional techniques.

Kokaú Bar specializes in artisan cocktails created by mixologists, making drinks transcend in flavors and senses. Open from 5:30 p.m. and strategically located to enjoy sunsets from a dazzling location.

Amacagua Bar & Grill serves the hotel's three swimming pools to enjoy the Caribbean sunshine outdoors and enjoy a delicious barbecue driven by a culinary concept that combines the simplicity and freshness of Latin ingredients with the sophistication of fire techniques.

Amacagua Lounge features music with desirable cocktails and food options.

Wellness Experience

Aqoral Spa, named after the luminosity that irradiates from the coral reefs when receiving light from the sun, features six treatment rooms including a couples room, two hydrotherapy suites, and for the first time in Cartagena, an accessible treatment room.

An extensive outdoor area with four pools distributed over three levels is one of the hotel’s highlights. Guests may enjoy the recreational infinity pool or swim at the adult lap pool. A special pool designed for young children on the second level will allow families to connect and enjoy the best views of Cartagena.

The 24-hour fitness center has the latest high-tech cardio and strength training equipment, while offering views of the Bay of Cartagena and pool area.

Event Venues

Hyatt Regency Cartagena is the perfect venue for a variety of events such as weddings, social banquets, exhibitions, meetings, and conferences. With more than 13,000 square feet (1,200 square meters) of flexible meeting and event facilities, the hotel provides thoughtfully designed multifunctional spaces with high-tech audiovisual and lighting solutions.

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The term “Hyatt” is used in this release for convenience to refer to Hyatt Hotels Corporation and/or one or more of its affiliates.

About Hyatt Regency

The Hyatt Regency brand prides itself on connecting travelers to who and what matters most to them. More than 160 conveniently located Hyatt Regency urban and resort locations in over 30 countries around the world serve as the go-to gathering space for every occasion – from efficient business meetings to memorable family vacations. The brand offers a one-stop experience that puts everything guests need right at their fingertips. Hyatt Regency hotels and resorts offer a full range of services and amenities, including the space to work, engage or relax; notable culinary experiences; technology-enabled ways to collaborate; and expert event planners who can take care of every detail. For more information, please visit

About Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 12 premier brands and 679 properties in 54 countries, as of September 30, 2016. The Company's purpose to care for people so they can be their best informs its business decisions and growth strategy and is intended to create value for shareholders, build relationships with guests and attract the best colleagues in the industry. 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 Park Hyatt®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt®, Andaz®, Hyatt Centric®, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt ™ , Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Ziva ™ , Hyatt Zilara ™ and Hyatt Residence Club® brand names and have locations on six continents. For more information, please visit

SOURCE Hyatt Hotels Corporation


Siân Martin
+1 312 780 5797

Carla Santiago
Hyatt – Latin America and Caribbean
+1 305 779 2207


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