First Hyatt-branded hotel to open in Iraq in 2017

by Aoife Dowling | 04 Nov 2013

Hyatt Hotels has entered into a management agreement with Claremont Group, a New York-based real estate development company, for a Hyatt Regency hotel in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

Located in the city of Sulaymaniyah, 210 miles northeast of Baghdad, Hyatt Regency Sulaymaniyah will be set in Hawary Shar Park, a 240-acre leisure and entertainment park currently under development, which will include a shopping mall, a golf course and zoological gardens.

Expected to open in 2017, the hotel will offer 220 guestrooms, as well as a five-treatment room spa, three pools and a fitness centre.

It will also feature an all-day dining restaurant, more than 17,500sq ft (1,660sq m) of meeting and event space.

Peter Norman, senior vice president, real estate and development, for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts in EMEA said “Kurdistan is a stable and prosperous area of Iraq, and as a result, the economy is growing and demand for lodging accommodations is rising.

“There is great potential for growth in Iraq and throughout the Middle East, and we look forward to introducing the Hyatt brand to guests visiting the region.”

Hyatt Hotels has entered into a management agreement with Claremont Group, a New York-based real estate development company, for a Hyatt Regency hotel in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Located in the city of Sulaymaniyah, 210 miles northeast of Baghdad, Hyatt Regency Sulaymaniyah will be set in Hawary Shar Park, a 240-acre leisure and entertainment park currently under development, which will include a shopping mall, a golf course and zoological
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Hyatt Regency Sulaymaniyah will feature 220 guestrooms
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