WCT and Hyatt to Welcome Johoreans at A Different Place


Hyatt Place Johor Bahru set to open within Paradigm Mall in 2022

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced on their affiliation’s entering a management agreement with WCT Holdings Berhad (WCT) to develop Hyatt hotel namely Hyatt Place in Johor Bahru.

Signing ceremony between Hyatt Hotels and Resort’s Patrick Finn, and WCT’s Dato’ Lee Tuck Fook witnessed by Dato’ Willi Martin and Goh Chin Liong

The Hyatt Place brand is founded on extensive consumer insights as guests seek stylish, comfortable and seamless experiences that accommodate their lifestyles and routines. The brand offers casual hospitality and purposeful service in a contemporary environment.

The scale model of the upcoming Hyatt Place within Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru

“We are delighted to work with Hyatt as well as to embrace and integrate the Hyatt Place brand’s unique approach to hospitality with our retail mall and residential components. We are confident given the prospects and business vibrancy of Johor Bahru that this new hotel will be well received by the local Johoreans, as well as business and leisure travellers from various parts of Malaysia and Singapore,” said Dato’ Lee Tuck Fook, Group Managing Director of WCT Holdings Berhad.

Arial view of Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru

“We are thrilled to see the growing interest in this versatile select-service brand among owners and developers in Malaysia as we continue to grow our distribution in the region and provide more diverse experiences for our guests,” said Patrick Finn, Hyatt’s Senior Vice President, Real Estate and Development, Asia Pacific.

Hyatt Place Johor Bahru, will feature 200 guestrooms, a cafe, swimming pool, fitness centre, as well as more than 2,400 square feet of meeting space.