US-based hospitality company Hyatt has announced the opening of two Hyatt Centric branded hotels in Venice and Milan, marking the brand’s entry into Italy.

Located on the island of Murano, Hyatt Centric Murano Venice is constructed within the walls of an ancient glass manufacturing furnace. It is the first Hyatt hotel in Venice.

The new property has 119 guestrooms, both contemporary rooms and suites, and offers wellness facilities such as a sauna, Turkish bath and fitness centre.

Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale is situated in Porta Nuova district. It offers 141 guestrooms with a majority of them equipped with private balconies along with terraces within the suites.

Other amenities provided to guests include a Roman bath with a jetted tub, a sauna, Turkish bath, salt cave and a relaxation room.

Intended to target adventure-seeking travellers, the two hotels will be operated by German Feuring Group.

Feuring Group managing director Matthias Lowin said: “The acquisition of the two properties has been a perfect opportunity to follow up on the long-standing teamwork with Hyatt.

“After the announcement of the Hyatt Regency development in Düsseldorf and the Hyatt Place development at Frankfurt-Airport, we are very excited to be an integral force behind the introduction of the Hyatt Centric brand to Italy.”

The new hotels join the full-service lifestyle brand’s existing properties in Europe, namely Hyatt Centric La Rosière, Hyatt Centric Gran Via Madrid and Hyatt Centric Levent Istanbul.

Hyatt Hotels ’ portfolio included more than 850 properties in 60 countries across six continents as of 31 December 2018.

Last month, Hyatt Hotels opened its first Hyatt hotel in Algeria, called Hyatt Regency Algiers Airport.