Hyatt has entered into a management agreement with Sinolanka Hotels and Spa, for an Hyatt Regency hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The Hyatt Regency Colombo will be the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Sri Lanka.
Expected to open in 2014, the Hyatt Regency Colombo will be a 42-floor hotel on Galle Road, which is one of the arterial roads in the central business district (CBD) area.
The hotel will feature 475 guestrooms and 84 serviced apartments, as well as a lobby lounge, an all-day dining, multi-cuisine restaurant, three specialty restaurants, a bar, eight spa treatment rooms, a fitness center, a swimming pool, and a Regency Club lounge.
The hotel will also offer more than 17,000 sq ft (1,579 sqm) of enclosed meeting space, including a 7,500 sq ft (696 sqm) ballroom.
“Sri Lanka continues to be a growing market, and we are excited to work with Sinolanka on this iconic project in Colombo,” said Ratnesh Verma, Senior Vice President – Real Estate and Development, Asia Pacific for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts. “Establishing our brand’s presence in key gateway cities like Colombo is an integral part of our strategy to drive preference for the Hyatt brand in the South Asian region. We believe the hotel’s excellent location and full range of services and dining options will meet the needs of both business and leisure travelers. It is our privilege to work with Sinolanka and be part of the government’s initiatives to develop tourism infrastructure in Sri Lanka.”