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Hyatt Regency Malta has officially opened its doors
Just last week, Hyatt Regency Malta officially opened its doors to guests and we couldn’t be more excited if we tried.
The new 151-room hotel, located in the heart of St Julians at the Baystreet Complex, combines modern architecture with Maltese heritage, effortlessly merging the past with the present.
Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection Julia Farrugia Portelli, visited the complex as part of a broad consultation, which is being conducted by the Maltese government, in preparation for the 2021 budget.
She began her visit with Hyatt Regency Malta. During the inspections process, it was noted that the Hyatt Regency did not only reach the five-star level, but exceeded it, to a degree where it could only be granted a certificate to operate as a superior five-star hotel.
The Hyatt International Group has hundreds of hotels around the world, with the Maltese one not only being its most recent, but also gaining traction and importance on an international level.
Julia Farrugia Portelli praised the investment, noting that the hotels, amongst others, managed to turn the COVID-19 challenge into an opportunity, whereby they improved their products and raised the quality of their services, which goes hand in hand with the government’s strategy to achieve sustainable tourism.
The €45,000,000 investment effectively strengthens the Maltese tourism industry, as well as the economy as a whole, said the Minister. Not to mention that this investment has, so far, created more than 100 job opportunities, in addition to a number of works executed by local contractors and their teams.
Albert Galea, Chief Executive of Baystreet Group, expressed his satisfaction on behalf of the management, saying that he was honoured that the group was awarded top ratings by the Ministry of Tourism.
The Minister continued her journey by visiting the be.Hotel, which is also a part of the Baystreet Complex. be.Hotel was also promoted from a 4-star hotel to 4-star superior. This move reflects the multi-million dollar investment, made by both the hotel and the Baystreet Complex, during the COVID-19 crisis.
During the re-opening of the hotel and due to the relaxation of restrictions, the hotel had an average occupancy of 68%, said the management.