Hyatt Regency Perth to close after 36 years of operation

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The Hyatt Regency Perth has confirmed it will be closing its doors after 36 years of operation in the city.

It was confirmed on Monday that its final day of business as a hotel will be August 31.

The iconic Perth hotel located on Adelaide Terrace has been a popular choice for tourists and has hosted many famous faces since opening in 1988.

General Manager of Hyatt Regency Perth Thiva Kesavan said: “It is with much regret that Hyatt Regency Perth will cease to operate, but we are grateful to have had the privilege to serve and care for all who have come through its doors.”

Kesavan was remorseful to the staff and other stakeholders affected by the closure, adding “As we navigate this challenging period, our thoughts are with all those affected by the hotel’s closure and we are committed to ensuring they are supported.”

Speaking on the closure, WA Premier Roger Cook said: “It’s done such great service to the people of WA… We’ve all got fond memories of the Hyatt, and we’ll be sad to see it go.”

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Hyatt Regency will be contacting customers with affected bookings and is looking into opportunities for onward job opportunities for current staff.

The parent company of the hotel, Tuan Sing, has confirmed that the site will remain a hospitality venue focussing on accommodation.

“Hyatt Regency Perth has been a hospitality institution in the city for decades,” said Tuan Sing vice president of hospitality, Lim Guan Kiang.

“We thank everyone and Hyatt who have played a part in making this hotel the success story it has been for so many years and for the countless memories and experiences many of us will cherish.”

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