Hyatt Brand Returning to Cayman Islands
A Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise and related agreements with Pageant Beach Hotel Ltd. for the 351-room Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Hotel & Residences. The hotel will be managed by an affiliate of Aimbridge Hospitality, one of the largest independent hotel investment and management firms in North America and the Caribbean.
Expected to open in late 2020, the Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Hotel & Residences will offer:
- 25,000 square feet of indoor meeting and event space, making it the largest function space in the Cayman Islands;
- 351 guestrooms, studio suites, and, one, two, and three-bedroom layouts along a seafront eco-walk that will celebrate the diverse ecology of Grand Cayman;
- six distinct food and beverage venues;
- a 9,000-square-foot destination spa and fitness center;
- three swimming pools;
- retail shops;
- and a a state of the art screening room.
“We are delighted that the Grand Hyatt brand is expanding in the Caribbean, and especially in Grand Cayman where the hospitality and tourism sector is primarily aimed at the luxury market,” said David Tarr, senior vice-president of development for Hyatt. “The opening of this hotel will be a great addition to this popular destination, and marks the welcome return of the Hyatt brand to the Cayman Islands. Guests will experience welcoming luxury and best-in-class restaurants at Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Hotel & Residences, while also creating memorable experiences in this breathtaking destination.”
Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Hotel & Residences will be located on a premium 7.1-acre site on Seven Mile Beach, less than one mile away from George Town’s city center and only 10 minutes from Owen Roberts International Airport.
“Pageant Beach Hotel Ltd. is excited to be developing what we know will be a sought-after vacation and meeting destination, with the Grand Hyatt brand’s signature grandeur, authentic dining experiences and memorable moments of more,” said Howard Sitzer, chairman of Pageant Beach Hotel Ltd. “Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Hotel & Residences will represent a unique concept in the Cayman Islands for international leisure travelers and groups looking for the ideal combination of luxury, comfort and function in their resort experience.”