Christophe Harbour Blog

Park Hyatt Emerging at Banana Bay

By Katherine Verano in Hotel

What an exciting time for Christophe Harbour! The marina is rapidly taking shape within the harbour, and Park Hyatt St. Kitts, Christophe Harbour's first ultra luxe hotel, is emerging at Banana Bay.  

Hotel construction is in full swing and on track for completion by late December 2015. To-date, 18 of the 26 buildings are now visibly under construction.

Several top Hyatt regional executives recently visited the hotel construction site at Christophe Harbour to review the progress being made and begin planning for hotel operations, which are scheduled to commence in early 2016.  

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Park Hyatt St. Kitts Breaks Ground at Christophe Harbour

By Katherine Verano in Community, Hotel, Real Estate, St. Kitts

We've reached many milestones over the last few years at Christophe Harbour, but none have been more anticipated than this one...  The official groundbreaking ceremony for the Park Hyatt St. Kitts luxury hotel project took place today at Banana Bay.

The groundbreaking ceremony, hosted by Range Developments, was overseen by the Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis, The Right Honourable Dr. Denzil L. Douglas. His Excellency Governor General Sir Edmund Lawrence and a number of local Government officials and project partners were also in attendance.

Speaking at the groundbreaking, Prime Minister Douglas said: “The new Park Hyatt St Kitts will play a significant role in further boosting the international profile of St Kitts & Nevis as...

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Design for the luxe Park Hyatt St. Kitts beachfront hotel in planning

By Katherine Verano in

Christophe Harbour and Range Developments hosted a 2-day design charette on St. Kitts to plan the designs for the new Park Hyatt St Kitts hotel at Banana Bay. The creative retreat was led by Simeon Halstead of Arcadia Design Architects, lead architect for the project, and included landscape architect Peter Imrik of Site Concepts International, interior decorator Clodagh and Nancie Minh of Clodagh Design, and Mark Permar, chief land planner for Kiawah Partners.

The team prepared two conceptual designs for the hotel and will present them to Hyatt Corporation at its headquarters in Chicago in January 2013. “As soon as Hyatt approves the design, we will accelerate development of the hotel very quickly," said Mohammed Asaria, Vice Chairman of Range Developments, the...

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Range Developments Signs Agreement to Develop Park Hyatt St. Kitts at Christophe Harbour

By Katherine Verano in Community, Real Estate

An agreement was signed today among Range Developments, an affiliate of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, and Kiawah Partners to build and operate an ultra-luxury Park Hyatt hotel at Christophe Harbour.

The announcement was made during a press conference held today at Park Hyatt Dubai and attended by Dr. Denzil L. Douglas, Prime Minister of the Federation of St Kitts & Nevis; Ricky Skerritt, Minister of Tourism of St Kitts & Nevis; Pat McCudden, Senior Vice President, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts; Phil Keb, Executive Vice President, Kiawah Partners; and Range Developments’ Vice Chairman Mohammed Asaria and CEO Munaf Ali.

  During the launch, Prime Minister Dr. Denzil L. Douglas said, “We are extremely pleased to welcome the prestigious Park Hyatt...

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