[photopress:hotels_grand_hyatt_shanghai.jpg,full,alignright]In Shanghai, Hyatt on the Bund and Grand Hyatt Shanghai will be joined by the new Park Hyatt Shanghai opening in July.
In Beijing, host city for the Olympics, Grand Hyatt Beijing will welcome the July arrival of the Park Hyatt Beijing. This marks the Park Hyatt brand’s arrival in China.
In April 2008, Grand Hyatt Guangzhou opens.
By 2010, Hyatt will have added nine additional properties in Greater China to significantly expand its regional portfolio.
Shanghai is home to three Hyatt properties. Hyatt on the Bund (a Grand Hyatt hotel), located in the Puxi District to the west of the Huang Pu River. Designed by U.S.-based firm Remedios Siembieda.
In the center of Pudong the Grand Hyatt Shanghai (seen in our illustration) occupies floors 53 through 87 of the Jin Mao Tower. All 555 rooms offer views from what is currently the highest hotel in the world.
The soon-to-open Park Hyatt Shanghai is located a stone’s throw away from the Grand Hyatt Shanghai on floors 79 through 93 of the 101-story Shanghai World Financial Centre.
This will take over from the Grand Hyatt as the highest hotel in the world when it opens in July of this year.
In Beijing there are two Hyatt, both on Chang An Avenue. Grand Hyatt Beijing is in the Oriental Plaza .
A ten-minute drive away, Park Hyatt Beijing will be open and ready for the Summer Olympics. Occupying the top floors of a 66-story tower in the Beijing Yintai Centre, the city’s first Park Hyatt will also be its highest hotel.
Over the next three years, Hyatt will continue to grow its regional network of distinct Hyatt brands with opening three additional Grand Hyatt properties (Grand Hyatt Guangzhou, April 2008 and Grand Hyatt Macau and Grand Hyatt Shenzhen in 2009) and Park Hyatt Ningbo Resort & Spa (2009).
Hyatt’s core Regency brand will significantly expand throughout the region with Hyatt Regency Beijing (2009), Hyatt Regency Nanjing (2009), Hyatt Regency Suzhou (2009), the new Hyatt Regency Hong Kong (2009) and Hyatt Regency Chengdu (2010).