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GRAND HYATT DFW CELEBRATES JULY 1 OPENING AT DFW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Luxury Hotel Offers Direct Access to Airport’s New International Terminal and Skylink

    DALLAS –Summer 2005– Grand Hyatt DFW opened on July 1st, 2005 with a special ribbon­cutting ceremony and patriotic­ themed grand opening celebration. The 12­story, 298­room hotel adjoins the new International Terminal D at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and marks both the first Grand Hyatt to be located at an airport and the first to be built in Texas. DFW International Airport owns the hotel, and Chicago ­based Hyatt Hotels Corporation manages the property for the Airport.

    “The new Grand Hyatt DFW offers international and domestic travelers a new luxurious alternative for overnight stays, conferences and other events, including the benefit of direct access into the International Terminal D and Skylink,” said George Vizer, general manager for the Grand Hyatt DFW. “I am confident that with an exceptional staff, coupled with unparalleled first ­class accommodations, the Grand Hyatt DFW will deliver a superior guest experience for both business and leisure travelers.”

    The 303,675­square­foot hotel features 298 guest rooms, a ballroom/banquet/meeting space, restaurants, lounge, roof top heated swimming pool and fully­ equipped fitness center with spa treatment rooms. All guest rooms offer a full range of amenities, such as pillow ­top Grand Beds, state­ of­ the ­art 32­inch flat screen televisions with digital video­ on­ demand and premium cable service, over­sized bathrooms outfitted with a freestanding shower and soaking tub, a spacious granite ­top work desk, high­ speed wired and wireless Internet access and two in ­room telephones. The hotel’s meeting space is comprised of more than 34,000 square feet of ballrooms, banquet and meeting rooms and conference suites that offer individual or master controls for heat/AC, sound, music, telephones, multiple electrical/microphone outlets and programmable lighting effects. In addition, a full­ service business center is offered to hotel guests for their business needs.

    For more information about the Grand Hyatt DFW, or to make a reservation, visit www.grandhyattdfw.com. Travel agents can book accommodations for the Grand Hyatt DFW (Chain Code: HY) via the following GDS codes: Amadeus DFWGHD, Apollo/Galileo 25722, Sabre 65371 and World span DFWGH. From the U.S. and Canada, reservations for any Hyatt hotel worldwide may be obtained by calling 1-­800-­233-­1234 or visiting www.hyatt.com.

About Hyatt:

There are 213 hotels and resorts (over 90,000 rooms) in 43 countries around the world, operating under the Hyatt, Hyatt Regency®, Grand Hyatt®, and Park Hyatt® brands. Currently, there are an additional 28 Hyatt hotels and resorts under development, including 10 new hotels in China. The opening of the Grand Hyatt DFW marks the 9Grand Hyatt to be added to the company’s portfolio in the United States and the 27in the world. Hyatt Corporation (domestic U.S., Canada and Caribbean hotels) and Hyatt International Corporation (international properties) are subsidiaries of Chicago­ based Global Hyatt Corporations. Global Hyatt Corporation is also the owner of Hyatt Vacation Club, Inc. (timeshare), Hyatt Equities, L.L.C. (hotel ownership), and U.S. Franchise Systems, Inc. (which franchises Hawthorn Suites, Microtel and Best Inns). For more information about the Grand Hyatt DFW, or to make a reservation, visit www.grandhyattdfw.com.

About DFW Airport:

Located halfway between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW International Airport is the world’s third busiest airport, offering nearly 2,000 flights per day and serving 54 million passengers a year. DFW International Airport provides non­stop service to 132 domestic and 30 international destinations worldwide.

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For further information:

Lori Armon
Hyatt Corporation
312¬780¬5709
larmon@hyatt.com

Molli Samuels/Colby Walton
Cooksey Communications
972¬580¬0662 ext. 22/ext. 23
molli@cookseypr.com/colby@cookseypr.com


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