Hyatt makes big news in China

On Wednesday Hyatt Hotels Corp., Chicago, announced that it has signed deals for two Hyatt Places and a Hyatt House in Shanghai, as well as eight additional management agreements in China and the first two Hyatt-branded hotels in Mongolia. The deals bring the total of announced Hyatt-branded hotels under development in China to 32.

The first Hyatt House and Hyatt Place hotels in China will be located in Shanghai’s Jiading New Town and Xinjiangwan suburbs. Management agreements have been signed for the 210-room Hyatt Place Shanghai Jiading, the 77-room Hyatt House Shanghai Jiading, and the 150-room Hyatt Place Shanghai Xinjiangwan.

Hyatt House Shanghai Jiading and Hyatt Place Shanghai Jiading, expected to open in the summer of 2014, will be part of a planned mixed use development near the city center. Hyatt Place Xinjiangwan, which will be located in the Yangpu District, is expected to open in early 2015.

The additional deals in China include three Grand Hyatt hotels and five Hyatt Regency hotels. The Grand Hyatt hotels will be located in Hefei, Lijiang, and on the Shenzhou Peninsula. Of the five additional Hyatt Regency hotels, four will be located in Shanghai: Chongming, Hongqiao, Jiading and Wujiaochang; and one will be located in Zhenjiang.

Hyatt also announced today that it has signed management agreements for the first two Hyatt-branded hotels in Mongolia.

The Hyatt Regency will have 259 rooms, two specialty restaurants, a tea room, and a sky bar and lobby. The hotel, in Mongolia’s largest city and its capital, will be the center piece of MAK Tower mixed-use project and is expected to open in 2014.

The Hyatt Regency Ulaanbaatar Turtle Rock resort will have 131 rooms and is expected to open in 2015.