Hyatt will develop two new projects in Playa Esmeralda, Miches: Secrets Playa Esmeralda and Dreams Playa Esmeralda, with an investment of US$400 million.
The recently concluded Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange “DATE 2023” served as the stage for the announcement of the construction of five new hotels of Hyatt’s Best Westerns and Inclusive Collection hotel chains.
The Date 2023 fair also served as a platform to announce the renovation of two other hotels that will be modernized and operated under new brands.
It was reported that Hyatt will develop two new projects in Playa Esmeralda, Miches: Secrets Playa Esmeralda and Dreams Playa Esmeralda, with an investment of US$400 million, which will add 1,000 rooms to the hotel offer. Of these, 750 will be rooms and suites and 250 will be exclusive for Preferred Club guests.
According to the details provided, Secrets Playa Esmeralda will be for adults only and will have four bars, four snack bars and a lounge exclusively for Preferred Club members, while Dreams Playa Esmeralda will be for families and will offer three snack bars, four bars, a Preferred Club lounge, an Explorer’s Club area with activities for children from 3 to 12 years old, and The Core Zone and a club with entertainment for young people between 13 and 17 years old.
In addition, Hyatt announced that Globalia Group’s Be Live Collection Punta Cana, Be Live Collection Punta Cana adults-only and Be Live Collection Canoa hotels will be renovated and will be operated under the Sunscape Resorts & Spas brand. These new Dreams and Secrets branded projects, along with the Be Live hotels, will add to the already 5,000 rooms for a total of 7,500 rooms of the different Hyatt brands in the Dominican Republic.
Best Westerns, together with the Dominican company Neon Lights Estate, will invest US$75 million in the construction of three hotels in Puerto Plata, Cabeza de Toro (Punta Cana) and Bulevar de Juan Dolio, San Pedro de Macorís.
The first of these establishments, a Best Westerns Plus, will be built in Puerto Plata (north coast), near the Gregorio Luperón Airport.
This hotel will have 92 rooms and is designed for business travelers, with an events room, gymnasium, laundry and dining room.
According to the information provided, the work will begin as soon as the necessary formalities are completed in the different government agencies, which are already at an advanced stage.
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