Hyatt Regency Brand Returns to Sydney, Australia

Hyatt Regency Sydney offers an unparalleled location in the Sydney Central Business District adjacent to Darling Harbour. (Photo: Business Wire)

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CHICAGO--()--The Hyatt Regency brand marked its return to Sydney with the debut of Hyatt Regency Sydney. Having operated in Australia for over 30 years, Hyatt hotels have developed a strong reputation in the country, and the opening of the new Hyatt Regency Sydney provides an opportunity for Hyatt to build on its Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) leadership in Asia Pacific.

Hyatt Regency Sydney is set to become a go-to gathering place – a dynamic spot where guests can relax, meet, engage, and recharge. It offers an unparalleled location in the Sydney Central Business District adjacent to Darling Harbour, providing the perfect setting for business and leisure travelers, as well as meeting and events.

“Following its multi-million dollar redevelopment, Hyatt Regency Sydney opens today showcasing a stunning transformation,” said David Udell, group president – Asia Pacific, Hyatt Hotels Corporation. “It’s a great feeling to welcome the return of the Hyatt Regency brand, which will be a key flagship Hyatt Regency hotel for Hyatt in both Australia and the Asia Pacific region. Guests can now enjoy many of the hotel’s facilities, including state-of-the-art meeting and event facilities and a new Regency Club lounge, all of which will provide the ultimate dwelling for both business and leisure travelers to relax and unwind.”

The hotel’s $250 million transformation led by owner M&L Hospitality includes a new 25-story tower, which adds an additional 222 guestrooms to the total room count making the 892-room property the largest upscale, full service hotel in Australia. Hyatt Regency Sydney features a 272-seat all day dining restaurant, and the open-air bar, set to open in late December, will be the ultimate destination for superior viewing of Sydney’s world class New Year’s Eve fireworks.

Additionally, the hotel features more than 37,100 square feet (3,450 square meters) of state-of-the-art meeting spaces for events, including two ballrooms that can seat more than 1,000 people, which are part of the new pillar-less convention center with panoramic views of Darling Harbour. With a four-ton car and goods lift, as well as a separate coach check-in facility for expedited registration for large groups, the hotel is positioned to become the preferred choice for conference organizers locally and globally.

For more information, please visit www.hyattregencysydney.com.

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 www.hyattregency.com.

ABOUT HYATT HOTELS CORPORATION

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H), 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 www.hyatt.com.

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Contacts

Hyatt
Siân Martin
+1 312 780 5797
sian.martin@hyatt.com
or
Hyatt – Asia Pacific
Karen Chung
+852 2768 1271
karen.chung@hyatt.com

Release Summary

The Hyatt Regency brand marked its return to Sydney with the debut of Hyatt Regency Sydney.

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Contacts

Hyatt
Siân Martin
+1 312 780 5797
sian.martin@hyatt.com
or
Hyatt – Asia Pacific
Karen Chung
+852 2768 1271
karen.chung@hyatt.com