Hyatt Regency Trinidad is the first full-service hotel to open in Port of Spain since 1962
Port of Spain, Trinidad (August 20, 2007) – On January 1, 2008, Hyatt Regency will open its newest landmark hotel in the fastest growing city in the Caribbean – Port of Spain, Trinidad. Positioned in the heart of Trinidad & Tobago’s capital city and financial epicentre, the 428-room Hyatt Regency Trinidad will be a part of the dynamic and modern Port of Spain International Waterfront Center. Guests will enjoy the convenience of the region’s premiere business hotel, designed to provide the latest in meeting facilities, technology and luxury – all set against the majestic backdrop of an island landscape.
“Trinidad, especially Port of Spain’s newly developing waterfront business centre, is the ultimate destination for Hyatt,” said general manager Russell George. “Hyatt Regency will have a direct impact on local and international business tourism and provide an unprecedented level of hospitality and services to our valued meetings, event and convention clientele.”
As the first full-service hotel to open since 1962, the Hyatt Regency Trinidad will set a precedent for delivering a superior guest experience with the largest number of business and entertainment options in the region. It provides function for discriminating meeting and convention planners with 43,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including 10,000 square feet of multi-purpose space equipped with translation facilities and the 16,000 square foot Regency Ballroom. Smaller groups will be comfortable meeting in one of the seven high-tech meeting rooms in the Conference Center.
Upon arrival at Piarco International Airport, Hyatt guests will have the option of pre-arranging airport transfers. For those who have their own transportation, guests and visitors can conveniently park in the 1,200-space carport. Guests will enter the hotel through the porte-cochere into a welcoming lobby incorporating dramatic water features and local blue stone. Trinidad & Tobago residents and Hyatt guests will be treated to several fine dining and lounge facilities in the hotel. A fitness centre, ocean-view infinity pool, 9,000 square foot spa and full-service business centre make the Hyatt Regency Trinidad a serene escape as well as a premiere business hotel.
Guest rooms will have a modern flare, featuring bamboo floors, glass-enclosed showers, LG flat-screen 32-inch televisions, iHome decks and will be both wireless and wired for Internet. There are two penthouse suites, eight executive suites and 32 balconies overlooking the Gulf of Paria.
“Whatever the needs of the leisure or business traveller, we will make their stay with us a premiere experience,” noted Charlaine Montano, director of sales. “We are equipped to handle all sizes of events, conventions and meetings. Our access to the latest technology, luxury room elements and superior service will make the Hyatt a top destination for executives doing business in the Caribbean. Hyatt has raised the bar on Trinidad’s standard of luxury. We look forward to welcoming locals alongside business and leisure travellers with the goal to exceed their expectations.”
Trinidad & Tobago is located in the southeastern region of the Caribbean. With their careful approach to tourism, Trinidad & Tobago offers one of the last absolutely unspoiled Caribbean destinations. Trinidad is home to the world-famous Carnival, the birth of the steel pan drum and Nobel Prize-winning author, VS Naipaul. Tobago, sister island to Trinidad, is the quintessential Caribbean island with secluded beaches, quaint villages, charming hotels and private villas.
For your FREE on-line Trinidad & Tobago travel guide, visit www.caribbean.com.
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