Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced a timeshare collaboration with Be Live Hotels that will include growing the Sunscape Resorts & Spas brand in the Caribbean. The deal is expected to add nearly 2,000 rooms to Hyatt's Inclusive Collection, which was introduced following the acquisition of Apple Leisure Group in 2021.
Two Be Live Hotels properties in the Dominican Republic, owned by the Spanish company Globalia, will be renovated and transformed into Sunscape Resorts & Spas. The refurbished hotels are expected to open in 2023, reinforcing the family brand's presence in the Caribbean.
"This expansion of the Sunscape Resorts & Spas brand in the Caribbean represents an opportunity to expand the all-inclusive family hotel offering in a very attractive market for travelers around the world. We are seeing strong demand for the four-star hotel product and we appreciate the trust of Globalia in the future of these properties as part of our growing global Inclusive Collection brand portfolio," said Javier Coll, president of global business development and innovation at Hyatt. "We believe this collaboration showcases the combined strength and potential of Hyatt and Apple Leisure Group and how owners are empowered to continue to own their assets while achieving success through our brands, distribution channels and global reputation."
“For Globalia, this moment with Hyatt represents yet another success in the strategy followed by the group to recover and reinforce our leadership position in the markets where we are present, hand in hand with a company of recognized worldwide prestige in the hotel sector”, he said. Juan José Hidalgo, president of Globalia. "We are proud to walk alongside Hyatt in developing and growing a differentiated offering for the vacation model within the Sunscape Resorts & Spas brand, and we look forward to continuing to work together on future projects to redefine our industry." Globalia is one of the leading tour groups in Spain and the Latin American market. In addition to the Be Live Hotels chain, its brands include the airline Air Europa, the airport services operator Ground Force,
Sunscape Resorts & Spas take family fun to the next level in vibrant and colorful beachfront locations where guests can enjoy activities the whole family can do together. Children as young as 12 can spend the day playing in the Explorer's Kids' Club, while teens have their own space in the Core Zone. The Unlimited-Fun experience promises best-in-class service, gourmet a la carte restaurants with kid-friendly options and delicious drinks, and tons of daytime and nighttime activities for the whole family.
The Hyatt Inclusive Collection redefines and elevates the all-inclusive experience with enhanced services, endless hospitality and thoughtful details that exceed expectations. Hyatt's portfolio of all-inclusive brands offers exceptional, immersive experiences for guests and members with brands Hyatt Ziva, Hyatt Zilara, Zoëtry Wellness & Spa Resorts, Secrets Resorts & Spas, Breathless Resorts & Spas, Dreams Resorts & Spas, Hyatt Vivid Hotels & Resorts, Alua Hotels & Resorts and Sunscape Resorts & Spas.