Hy­att, Tamdeen Group an­nounce plans for Grand Hy­att Kuwait

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL -

CHICAGO: Hy­att Ho­tels Cor­po­ra­tion an­nounced that a Hy­att af­fil­i­ate has en­tered into a con­tract with Tamdeen Group to de­velop a 261-room Grand Hy­att ho­tel in Kuwait. Ex­pected to open in 2020, the newly built ho­tel will be an in­te­gral part of 360 MALL, an iconic premier lux­ury shop­ping des­ti­na­tion that in­te­grates retail, leisure and en­ter­tain­ment un­der one roof. Grand Hy­att Kuwait will mark the fifth Grand Hy­att ho­tel in the Gulf Co­op­er­a­tion Coun­cil (GCC), af­ter the open­ing of Grand Hy­att Abu Dhabi in 2016. Lo­cated seven miles from down­town on 6th Ring road, Grand Hy­att Kuwait will be within close reach of var­i­ous em­bassies, a num­ber of gov­ern­ment min­istries and the Kuwait In­ter­na­tional Air­port. Grand Hy­att Kuwait will of­fer stan­dard rooms of 130 square feet (40 square me­ters), four food and bev­er­age out­lets where guests can en­joy in­ven­tive cui­sine, and first class meet­ing and events fa­cil­i­ties that will cater to gov­ern­ment, business and so­cial events in the city.

“Kuwait is in­creas­ingly be­com­ing a ma­jor gate­way city, so we are de­lighted to an­nounce this plan to bring the Grand Hy­att brand to this global business and cul­tural hub,” said Peter Nor­man, se­nior vice pres­i­dent, ac­qui­si­tions and de­vel­op­ment for Hy­att - Europe, Africa, and Mid­dle East. “We are hon­ored to work with Hy­att as the brand con­tin­ues to ex­pand its pres­ence in the Gulf re­gion,” said Mo­hammed Jas­sim Khalid Al Mar­zouq, chair­man, Tamdeen Group.

The state-of-the-art fa­cil­i­ties avail­able to guests at Grand Hy­att Kuwait will ex­tend be­yond the ho­tel, as it forms part of 360 MALL’s ex­pan­sion com­pris­ing the new state-of-the-art Sheikh Jaber Al Ab­dul­lah Sabah Tennis Com­plex. With the ex­pan­sion, 360 MALL will grow to more than 390,000 square feet (120,000 square me­ters). This new leisure com­plex marks an im­por­tant mile­stone in the growth of Kuwait’s lux­ury mar­ket, and Grand Hy­att guests will be able to en­joy its fa­cil­i­ties right at their doorstep. The Tennis Com­plex will have com­bined sta­dium seat­ing for more than 7,600 peo­ple across two main are­nas, each with the ca­pac­ity to hold 4,000 peo­ple and 1,600 re­spec­tively, eight in­door courts with more than 500 seats and eight out­door courts with 1,500 seats.

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