Hyatt Luxury Portfolio in Middle East, Africa and Europe set to grow by 30%

Hyatt Luxury Portfolio in Middle East, Africa and Europe set to grow by 30%

The 2025 pipeline includes four new hotels targeting high-end travellers in Saudi and Qatar

Hyatt has announced the continued global growth of its luxury brand portfolio with a pipeline of openings over the next three years across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Hyatt brands including Park Hyatt, Andaz, Grand Hyatt, Thompson Hotels, Miraval Resorts & Spas and The Unbound Collection by Hyatt will see the opening of 13 new hotels in sought-after destinations around the world.

By 2026, these hotels will increase Hyatt’s luxury brand footprint in Europe, Africa and the Middle East by more than 30% in key growth markets. Hyatt’s luxury inventory currently accounts for approximately 25% of Hyatt’s distribution in the region,

The pipeline follows a strong year of luxury hotel openings in 2022, including La Zambra, part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand in Costa Del Sol, 7Pines Resort Sardinia, part of the Destination by Hyatt portfolio, and the debut of the Thompson Hotels brand in Spain with Thompson Madrid.

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Speaking about the Group’s pipeline, Hyatt group president, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, Javier Águila said: “Hyatt’s heritage is luxury; it is in our DNA. The global luxury travel market is seeing remarkable growth as recovery continues, and the Europe, Africa and the Middle East region expects to capture a large portion of this segment.”   

Planned hotel openings in the Middle East include the Park Hyatt Marrakech in Morocco. Park Hyatt Marrakech will be the first Park Hyatt hotel in Morocco. The 181-room property is slated to open in early 2023 and will be set against the backdrop of the Atlas Mountains.  

Park Hyatt Riyadh Diriyah Gate in Saudi Arabia is expected to open in 2025, as part of the much-anticipated Diriyah Gate Development overlooking Al-Turaif’s UNESCO world heritage site.  

Andaz Doha in Qatar, located in the centre of Doha’s West Bay, is set to open in early 2023 with 256 rooms, 32 suites, four Royal suites, 56 residences, a signature restaurant and a jungle-themed bar.  


Grand Hyatt The Red Sea on Shaura Island in Saudi Arabia adds 430 rooms to the hub of the Red Sea Project. Expected to open in mid-2024, the luxury resort hotel will be the largest of 11 hotels set to open on the island.

Miraval The Red Sea, also on Shura Island in Saudi Arabia, is scheduled to open in late 2025. The 180-room luxury wellness resort will introduce the wellness brand’s signature mindfulness-based practices to the region with the largest spa in Saudi's Red Sea destination. 

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