Hyatt Centric Brand Expands into Italy with Opening of Two New Hotels in Venice and Milan
Hyatt Centric Murano Venice and Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale mark first entry for the lifestyle brand into Italy
May 01, 2019 // Franchising.com // CHICAGO - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today the opening of Italy’s first two Hyatt Centric branded hotels - Hyatt Centric Murano Venice and Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale. The hotels offer 119 and 141 guestrooms, respectively, and mark a significant milestone for Hyatt’s growth in Europe, targeting adventure-seeking travelers.
Hyatt Centric Murano Venice
Hyatt Centric Murano Venice, Hyatt’s first hotel in Venice, is located in the popular tourist destination of Murano, world famous for its handmade glass. The modern hotel is located steps from the renowned Murano Glass Museum and is close to Basílica dei Santi María e Donato, one of the oldest churches in the Venetian lagoon. The hotel is a 20-minute private boat ride from the airport and guests will have easy access into central Venice via a 10-minute boat ride. Built within the walls of an ancient glass manufacturing furnace, Hyatt Centric Murano Venice is home to landmark glass manufacturer Venini’s artwork. The property offers contemporary rooms and suites overlooking the Grand Canal of Murano, allowing guests to enjoy the views of Venice from the sanctuary of the island of Murano. For relaxation after walking through the winding “Calli” of Venice, the hotel offers wellness facilities that include a sauna, Turkish bath and fitness center.
“We are thrilled to introduce the Hyatt Centric brand to Venice with the opening of Hyatt Centric Murano Venice,” said Leonardo Ometto, general manager of Hyatt Centric Murano Venice. “With its fantastic views of the Grand Canal of Murano, combined with the central location and exquisite interiors, the hotel provides the perfect launchpad for guests who are looking to explore the vibrant city. Our passionately engaged team is happy to provide local expertise to create shareable moments for our guests.”
Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale
Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale sits in the heart of the vibrant Porta Nuova district. Situated within walking distance of the metro and Central Station, the hotel serves as the perfect launchpad to discover the bst Milan has to offer. Its neighborhood area has undergone significant restoration, recently transforming into Milan’s most high-tech and international district. The area is known for its many notable businesses, beautiful residential towers and the ultra-fashionable Corso Como. The majority of the guestrooms offer private balconies with views across the city, along with terraces within the suites. The property boasts a rooftop bar with 360-degree views of Milan. Guests who want to relax will find a Roman bath with jetted tub, as well as a sauna, Turkish bath, salt cave and a relaxation room.
“Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale is in the perfect location for travelers who don’t want to miss any moment of adventure that Milan has to offer,” said Andrea Pallavicini, general manager of Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale. “Knowing the Hyatt Centric brand encourages exploration and discovery, our curious guests will be in the heart of the action to immerse themselves in all the city’s hotspots.”
The two new hotels in Italy bring the number of Hyatt Centric branded properties in Europe to five, joining Hyatt Centric La Rosière, Hyatt Centric Gran Via Madrid and Hyatt Centric Levent Istanbul.
“The acquisition of the two properties has been a perfect opportunity to follow up on the long-standing teamwork with Hyatt,” said Matthias Lowin, managing director of German Feuring Group. “After the announcement of the Hyatt Regency development in Düsseldorf and the Hyatt Place development at Frankfurt-Airport, we are very excited to be an integral force behind the introduction of the Hyatt Centric brand to Italy.”
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 Centric
Hyatt Centric is a brand of full-service lifestyle hotels located in prime destinations. Created to connect guests to the heart of the action, Hyatt Centric hotels are thoughtfully designed to enable exploration and discovery so they never miss a moment of adventure. Each hotel offers social spaces to connect with others in the lobby, meanwhile the bar and restaurant are local hot spots where great conversations, locally inspired food and signature cocktails can be enjoyed. Streamlined modern rooms focus on delivering everything guests want and nothing they don’t. A passionately engaged team is there to provide local expertise on the best food, nightlife and activities the destination has to offer. For more information please visit hyattcentric.com. Follow @HyattCentric on Facebook and Instagram, and tag photos with #HyattCentric
About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 19 premier brands. As of December 31, 2018, the Company's portfolio included more than 850 properties in 60 countries across six continents. 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 attract and retain top colleagues, build relationships with guests and create value for shareholders. The Company's subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences, vacation ownership properties, and fitness and spa locations, including under the Park Hyatt®, Miraval®, Grand Hyatt®, Alila®, Andaz®, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt®, Destination®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt®, Hyatt Ziva™, Hyatt Zilara™, Thompson Hotels®, Hyatt Centric®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Place®, Joie de Vivre®, tommie™, Hyatt Residence Club® and Exhale® brand names, and operates the World of Hyatt® loyalty program that provides distinct benefits and exclusive experiences to its valued members. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
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