Hyatt has signed a management
agreement with Donggwang Clark Corporation (DCC) for a 350-room
Hyatt Regency hotel in Clark, Philippines, located less than 70
miles northwest of Metro Manila.
“We are delighted to
collaborate with DCC on Hyatt Regency Clark, which will mark the
return of the Hyatt Regency brand to the Philippines,” said Asia
Pacific Group President, David Udell, Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
“We are excited to expand Hyatt’s brand presence in the
Philippines, where we are seeing a rise in leisure and business
travelers. The new hotel, like other Hyatt Regency properties
around the world, will be intuitively designed to make guests feel
at home, while connecting them to what matters most.”
open in 2022, Hyatt Regency Clark will be part of DCC’s 763.5-acre
integrated mixed use project, D’ Heights Resort, which includes
two 18-hole golf courses, a duty free shopping mall, an indoor
water park, residential towers, and an IT park.
The hotel will
feature bars and
restaurants, a large ballroom, fitness center, and swimming pool.
Hyatt Regency Clark will be located in the Clark Freeport Zone
(CFZ). With government plans for a 65-mile train line to link
Clark with Metro Manila by 2022, the travel time between the two
cities is expected to reduce to one hour. Plans are also underway
for the expansion of the Clark International Airport to
accommodate more travelers. As of 2017, the CFZ attracted more
than 700 corporations to set up offices in the city.
thrilled with this opportunity to work with Hyatt to develop a
premier hotel in Clark,” said DCC Chairman Lee Shin Kun. “We
believe that the addition of Hyatt Regency Clark to the other
entertainment and leisure facilities in the D’ Heights Resort will
further boost the tourism industry not just in Clark, but in the
entire country. This latest endeavor provides us with an
opportunity to develop a hotel that not only provides world-class
service, but also contributes significantly to the Philippines’