Hyatt has signed a management agreement with KL
Midtown, a joint venture company by Hap Seng Consolidated Berhad
(Hap Seng) and TTDI KL Metropolis Sdn. Bhd., to develop a new
450-room Hyatt Regency branded hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Set to be completed in 2024, the new hotel will mark the return of
the Hyatt Regency brand to Kuala Lumpur. The previous Hyatt
Regency, which was rebranded in 2005, was located just 5 minutes
away from Subang Airport.
David Udell, Hyatt’s Group President - Asia Pacific,
said, “This will be our second collaboration with Hap Seng in Malaysia after
our recently announced plans for the Hyatt Centric Kota Kinabalu. We are grateful for Hap Seng’s
continued trust and are delighted to be part of these very
exciting milestones and new experiences in Malaysia.”
The Hyatt Regency Kuala Lumpur will be
designed by internationally renowned architect Kengo Kuma.
completed, the hotel will offer four F&B concepts
including two bars, a market café, and a Japanese restaurant. It
will also feature an outdoor swimming pool, a
fitness center, and Regency Club – an exclusive lounge offering a
relaxed environment to work, meet and socialize for club level
For meetings and events, the hotel will have
21,528 square feet (2,000 square meters) of flexible space,
including a 10,764 square foot (1,000 square meter) ballroom.
hotel will be situated just north of the Malaysia International
Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC), the third largest MICE venue
in Southeast Asia and the largest trade and exhibition center in
MITEC is located just eight kilometers northwest of Kuala Lumpur’s city center, and 60 kilometers from Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
“In addition to being a prominent hotel for us in
Malaysia, the introduction of Hyatt Regency Kuala Lumpur will
bring awareness to the Hyatt Regency brand in the wider region,”
said Patrick Finn, Hyatt’s Senior Vice President Real Estate &
Development - Asia Pacific. “The new hotel is part of our
strategy to grow Hyatt’s brand presence in Malaysia, building upon
the five hotels that currently operate in the region.”
Note: The picture above is
of a King Room at the Hyatt Regency Bangkok, as no rendering of
the KL property was available at press time.
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