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Monday,  July 22, 2024   3:56 PM
Hyatt on track to double footprint in Canada by 2026
The Anndore House in Toronto opened in April 2021. (hyatt.com)

Hyatt Hotels Corporation says it is on track to double its brand footprint in Canada by the end of 2026, with more than 20 executed managed and franchised agreements across its distinct brands. 

The strategic and intentional growth in Canada reflects Hyatt’s "focus on listening and developing in destinations that matter most to guests, World of Hyatt members and owners," the company said in a Nov. 1 press release. 

With nearly 20 hotels currently open in Canada, Hyatt expects to have an additional 23 hotels open and operating by the end of 2026, further expanding guest and member experiences for World of Hyatt loyalty members. 

This expansion includes newly-announced deals for luxury and lifestyle hotels including the second hotel in Canada within The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand. 

Hyatt Place Montreal Downtown opened in June 2022. (Hyatt.com)

The hotel will be located in Ontario wine country and will join Spirit Ridge located in the Okanagan Valley wine country. 

Other upcoming properties include:

  • Hyatt Centric Winnipeg Downtown (2025) is expected to be the second Hyatt Centric hotel in Canada and will be in the heart of downtown Winnipeg. The lifestyle hotel will offer 140 modern guestrooms and suites, approximately 1,200 square feet of meeting space, a signature restaurant and bar and an open concept lobby that will capture the local spirit and inspire guests to get out and explore. 
  • Hyatt Centric Victoria – Old Town (2026), will be the first Hyatt branded hotel in Victoria, British Columbia and will join Hyatt’s growing Boundless Collection portfolio in Canada. Centrally located in Old Town Victoria, the hotel will offer 135 rooms and suites, a restaurant, bar, lounge, and coffee shop. 

“Hyatt is focused on accelerating brand growth and momentum in meaningful ways with several planned openings to meet every stay occasion in sought-after destinations coast-to-coast across Canada,” said Scott Richer, vice-president, development and owner relations for Canada at Hyatt. 

“In 2022, Hyatt established a cross-functional corporate team dedicated to Canada, which enables us to continue growing Hyatt’s brand presence across the country with new and existing owners, to bring these – and more – exciting projects to life.”

New leisure & tertiary markets 

By the end of 2026, Hyatt expects to have an established brand presence in several sought-after leisure markets that currently do not have a Hyatt hotel including:

  • Hyatt House Port Elgin (2026) will be located in close proximity to some of the most idyllic sandy beaches on Lake Huron.
  • Hyatt Place Whitehorse (2025) will provide the ideal home base for adventurers looking to explore the vast and breathtaking Yukon wilderness.

New Airport Locations 

Hyatt is expanding at some of Canada’s busiest airports with elevated experiences including free breakfast for guests and 24/7 conveniences that are attractive to both leisure and business travellers:

  • Hyatt Place Montreal - Trudeau International Airport (2025)
  • Hyatt Place Toronto International Airport (2025)
  • Hyatt House Toronto International Airport (2026)
  • Hyatt Place Mississauga – Airport Corporate Centre (2024)
  • Hyatt House Mississauga – Airport Corporate Centre (2024)
  • Hyatt Place Vancouver International Airport (2026)
  • Hyatt House Vancouver International Airport (2026)

Recently Opened Hyatt Hotels

Hyatt's Canadian pipeline will join several hotels that opened in Canada over the past years, across Hyatt’s diverse brand portfolio including:

Hyatt will be exhibiting at the Western Canadian Lodging Conference November 1-2 at Hyatt Regency Vancouver.

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