13 September 2021

Hyatt and The Wharf Announce Plans for a New Park Hyatt Hotel in Changsha

Park Hyatt Changsha to bring a luxury experience to this vibrant city as part of the premium commercial complex Changsha IFS

Hyatt and The Wharf (Holdings) Limited today announced plans for a new Park Hyatt hotel in Changsha, the capital of Hunan province, marking the luxury Park Hyatt brand’s entry into Central China. Situated within the iconic landmark Changsha IFS, the new luxury hotel is expected to offer global travelers refined, sophisticated and unparalleled experiences in Changsha. Slated to open in 2023, Park Hyatt Changsha will feature 230 guestrooms and offer world-class culinary and wellness experiences, as well as inspiring spaces for meetings and events.

“We are delighted to work with The Wharf to introduce the legendary Park Hyatt brand in Changsha,” said Stephen Ho, president of Growth and Operations, Asia Pacific, Hyatt. “We look forward to this inaugural collaboration with a high-quality, experienced owner who shares our vision to bring guests an immersive luxury experience in this vibrant city. The project further emphasizes Hyatt’s commitment to expand its luxury and lifestyle portfolio in Greater China and will enable us to create purposeful long-term growth in the region.”

Custom-designed to combine sophistication with understated luxury, the Park Hyatt brand provides discerning global travelers with a refined home-away-from-home experience. Expected to occupy levels 54-63 of Changsha IFS Tower 2, Park Hyatt Changsha will offer guests a quiet retreat in the midst of this energetic city, with stunning views from its high vantage point. The hotel’s design is inspired by a twist of contemporary art and high-end luxury fashion design.

“We are excited to bring the Park Hyatt brand to Changsha IFS. ‘Building for Tomorrow,’ we have already invested over RMB20 billion (over USD3 billion) and introduced the world’s top luxury brands to make Changsha IFS a sparkling diamond in Central China. The new Park Hyatt hotel will be in excellent company as more coveted brands are coming on board,” said Stephen Ng, Chairman and Managing Director of The Wharf. “We are confident that the Park Hyatt hotel will be a great addition to Changsha IFS and to the city of Changsha.”

As one of the world’s fastest-growing cities and one of China’s new first-tier cities, Changsha is an important commercial, entertainment and innovation center in the Yangtze River Delta Economic Belt. This energetic city has also become a popular destination, especially among young travelers, famous for its dynamism, food, and rich cultural and entertainment attractions.

Occupying a prime spot in the heart of the city, Changsha IFS is a mixed-use development comprised of a mega-sized shopping mall, two top-notch towers with premium office space and two luxury sky hotels, and has become a one-stop destination for shopping, dining, entertainment, lifestyle and culture among both locals and tourists. Guests at Park Hyatt Changsha, which will be located within Changsha IFS, will enjoy the height of convenience being directly connected to two subway lines and located within a 30-minute drive from the high-speed railway and a 40-minute drive from the Changsha International Airport.

The term “Hyatt” is used in this release for convenience to refer to Hyatt Hotels Corporation and/or one or more of its affiliates.