CHICAGO (April 24, 2019) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of the first Hyatt hotel in Algeria, Hyatt Regency Algiers Airport. Operated under a management agreement with Société d’Investissement Hôtelière EPE SPA, the hotel adds to Hyatt’s growing brand presence across Africa, joining Hyatt’s existing seven properties in Africa including Hyatt Place Taghazout Bay and Hyatt Regency Casablanca in Morocco, Park Hyatt Zanzibar and Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt, Hyatt Regency Johannesburg in South Africa and the recently opened, Hyatt Regency Addis Ababa in Ethiopia.
The Hyatt Regency brand designs seamless and personalized experiences, serving as the ideal choice for Hyatt to mark its introduction to the country. Addressing the needs of both business and leisure travelers, the brand creates a stress-free environment for guests, strengthened by empathetic service.
Located at Houari Boumediene Airport in Algiers, Algeria, the 320-room hotel is in close proximity to the newest terminal, and is the only hotel linked to the terminal; offering a stress-free connection for travelers.
“Algeria is a commercial hub in Africa, and we’re excited to see the Hyatt Regency brand enter the market with the opening of the hotel,” said Pascal Leprou, the hotel’s general manager. “With a variety of well-designed work and social spaces, our busy guests can easily stay productive while traveling. We anticipate a strong reception of the property, from both the region as well as international travelers.”
Included within the hotel’s portfolio of amenities are dedicated airline lounges, a Regency Club lounge, a swimming pool and a spectacular 23,680 square foot (2,200 square meter) lobby.
Design and Guestrooms
The property is designed to foster productivity and peace of mind, made evident through its open, vibrant design. The structure itself gives rise to spaces in which guests can meet and mingle. Visitors have the option to reside within one of the 320 guest rooms and suites, which feature contemporary accommodations and eye-catching views of the bustling airport district. Each room and suite also include a smart work area, while the Regency Club rooms offer complimentary access to the exclusive Regency Club Lounge.
Dining and Drinking
The hotel is home to three modern dining venues, each of which offers an open concept element, tying in to the fluidity of the property.
Palmette Restaurant brings Moorish themed décor and dining offerings, presented with a sense of panache through a talented team who prepare flavorful dishes for guests. Fresh ingredients sourced locally and from neighboring Mediterranean destinations highlight the culture and traditions of the region.
The Palmette Bar is an ideal environment for both friends and colleagues to unwind and catch up. An energizing environment curated through a bright space, unique beverages concocted by the hotel’s mixologists, and regionally inspired nibbles can be expected from this social lobby venue.
Grab and go options are also available for busy professionals, available at the Palmette Market, including freshly brewed coffee as well as a selection of sandwiches, salads, juices and desserts, created daily by the team.
Meetings and Events
Ideal for personalized meetings and events, the hotel offers more than 10,000 square feet (949 square meters) of flexible space, where groups can gather seamlessly. Each of the 13 meeting rooms is fully equipped with tools to stay connected and cutting edge technology to host productive meetings.